Sustainable Development Goals

Education takes center stage during Global Goals Week

Education takes center stage during Global Goals Week

Commissioners Convene in New York City One year after the Learning Generation report launch, Commission leadership met in New York to review how recommendations have become action and discuss how to best accelerate progress across the four transformations called for...
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 first global...
The Right to Education for Refugees (Project Syndicate)

The Right to Education for Refugees (Project Syndicate)

From the article: LONDON – From Fawaz’s home in a makeshift refugee camp just across the border from Syria, where he lives with his now-displaced family, one danger has been traded for another. “There are no schools. There is no education. My children have no toys....
The Path to Universal Education (Project Syndicate)

The Path to Universal Education (Project Syndicate)

From the article: DAR ES SALAAM – It may be true that every journey begins with a single step. But when it comes to education, especially in low- and middle-income countries, we have a long way to go. Fortunately, many efforts are now underway to help these countries...
Time for G20 leaders to back education

Time for G20 leaders to back education

Last week, I presented Christos Stylianides, EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, with a letter signed by NGOs from around the world calling on global leaders to back an innovate finance facility for education capable of ensuring Sustainable...