The Founder of Hope for Children Cameroon explains why “If we fail to close the education gap between developed and developing countries, we risk not meeting the ambitious Sustainable Development Goals.”
On International Youth Day, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls for a “global push for progress” where young people are empowered with the “resources, backing and space they need to create lasting change in our world.”
At the July Education Commission meeting in Oslo, Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Commission Chair Gordon Brown held a press briefing to discuss the Commission’s work and how education gives citizens the “qualifications to participate and be included in their society.”
Reflecting on the outcomes of the Oslo Commission meeting, Commissioner Baela Raza Jamil discusses securing the promise of universal education and how the Education Commission hopes to rise to that challenge.
Alibaba Executive Chairman and Commissioner Jack Ma convenes the inaugural Xin Philanthropy Conference in Hangzhou, China to discuss, among other topics, moving toward global education. Joining Mr. Ma will be Commission Chair Gordon Brown who will speak at a plenary session and on the education panel.
Five questions and answers from the Education Commission consultation at the UNESCO Asia-Pacific expert meeting on school finance
Bringing together 47 attendees from 12 countries, the UNESCO Asia-Pacific Expert Meeting on School Finance explored the Education Commission’s consultation questions ranging from education financing to technology in the classroom.
Norwegian Prime Minister and Education Commission Co-convener Erna Solberg explains how the international community can make significant progress toward the promise of global education if “decision-makers step up to the plate, together with teacher unions, international organisations, the private sector, civil society and others.”