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5 Reasons to be Optimistic about Global Education

5 Reasons to be Optimistic about Global Education

Education unlocks human potential, enabling children to become healthy, productive adults. It is the key to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals – from ending poverty to promoting peace. That’s why it’s more important than ever to ensure that...
2017 Progress Report: Reflecting on a year’s work

2017 Progress Report: Reflecting on a year’s work

Approximately one ago we launched the breakthrough Learning Generation report. Now we are proud to share an update highlighting our progress. The 2017 Progress Report brings the Commission’s Four Transformations –  improve performance, unlock...
Investing in Africa’s education (CNBC Africa)

Investing in Africa’s education (CNBC Africa)

Speaking with CNBC Africa, Commissioner and former President of Tanzania Jakaya Kikwete makes clear that countries “cannot develop without education” and that the G20’s decision to back the breakthrough International Finance Facility for Education...
The G20 and the Inequality Crisis (Project Syndicate)

The G20 and the Inequality Crisis (Project Syndicate)

From the article: LONDON – Almost a decade ago, facing a near-collapse of the financial system and the risk of a depression, the world needed a new form of leadership to navigate and restore confidence in the global economy. That’s why, in 2009, at his...
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,...