Sustainable Development Goals

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...
Learning Generation report presented at E-9 Ministerial Meeting

Learning Generation report presented at E-9 Ministerial Meeting

Immediately upon arrival in Bangladesh, I sensed the 2017 E-9 ministerial meeting would be one defined by cooperation, action and progress. From February 5-7, a ministerial meeting of E-9 countries – representing 53% of the world’s population – met in Dhaka,...
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...
An Education Giving Pledge to achieve the learning generation

An Education Giving Pledge to achieve the learning generation

The Education Commission’s vision calls for substantially increased resources from all actors to achieve the Learning Generation. The most important financiers of education are domestic governments responsible for funding 97% of the Commission’s projected $3 trillion...