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Five takeaways from June’s live forum

Five takeaways from June’s live forum

Today’s forum featured Commissioner Theo Sowa (CEO, African Women’s Development Fund) alongside Commission Director Justin W. van Fleet in a conversation moderated by Edith Asibey, the Commission’s Senior Advisor – Communication. In all, approximately two hundred...
The Power of Education (ReliefWeb)

The Power of Education (ReliefWeb)

Speech given by Save the Children International CEO Helle Thorning-Schmidt at the Education World Forum on 23 January 2017 Education is the most empowering force in the world. It creates knowledge, builds confidence, and breaks down barriers to opportunity. For...
Education for prosperity and stability, by Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi – Gulf News

Education for prosperity and stability, by Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi – Gulf News

Today, the International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity launched its compelling new recommendations to achieve inclusive and equitable quality education for all. Over the past year, I have had the honour of working closely with world leaders, policy-makers and researchers, as the Commission developed an ambitious vision to get all children and young people into school and learning within a generation.