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Without action, by 2050 two-thirds of young adults in advanced economies will participate in post-secondary education, compared to just 16% in South Asia and a mere 6% in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Education cannot wait

Education cannot wait

Writing for Al Arabiya English, Sultan A. Al Saud articulates the need for a “sustained drive from donors” to capitalize the Education Cannot Wait fund thereby ensuring global education promises are met.

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The right to dream

The right to dream

Youth Panelist and former child soldier Mohamed Sidibay reminds us how children are robbed of an education – the right to dream – in emergency situations.

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About the Commission

The Education Commission engages world leaders, policy makers and researchers to develop a renewed and compelling investment case and financing pathway for global education.

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Jack Ma
Commissioner Jack Ma

Hear from Commissioner Jack Ma on the importance of education and why he calls himself “Chief Education Officer”

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Enter the Youth Video Challenge!

Share your ideas about the future of education and win a chance to have your voice heard at the United Nations in New York and on MTV!

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