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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
- 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
- December 22, 2016 | UN General Assembly welcomes Education Commission findings and encourages action on education
- December 16, 2016 | End the war on children, says Brown, as he calls for 2017 children’s new deal
In the Media
INTERVIEW: ‘Act now,’ or by 2030, millions could be graduating from schools without even basic education, warns UN envoy (UN News Centre)From the article: 20 April 2017 – The ground-breaking, United Nations-backed International Finance Facility for Education is vital to ensure that half of the world’s children don’t miss out on the basic schooling needed to meet the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals... read more