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The International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity (the Education Commission) is a major global initiative engaging world leaders, policy makers and researchers to develop a renewed and compelling investment case and financing pathway for achieving equal educational opportunity for children and young people.
Presented to the United Nations Secretary-General in September 2016, the Education Commission’s Learning Generation report put forward an action plan calling for the largest expansion of educational opportunity in history. Following the presentation the Commissioners continue to disseminate the Learning Generation report and agenda for action, inspire and motivate reforms in financing and delivery of education and structure partnerships to carry forward the recommendations.
Latest Press Releases
- July 9, 2017 | These Are The Five Lines In The G20 Leaders’ Declaration That Will Change The Future Of Global Education
- July 6, 2017 | On The Eve Of The G20 Summit, Education Commission Members Call On World Leaders To Fund Global Education
- February 21, 2017 | President Beji Caid Essebsi of Tunisia receives high-level Education Commission delegation led by former President of Tanzania Jakaya Kikwete
- January 26, 2017 | One Million Refugee Children Lose Out on Any Education Because of a Broken Billion Promise
In the Media
Gordon Brown and Shakira: G20 leaders agreed to education financing, now comes the harder part (CNN)From the article: Gordon Brown is the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Shakira Mebarak is an international artist and global education advocate. Both are members of the International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity, known as the... read more