Since the closing of this year’s Conference of the Parties (COP27), many have reflected on the achievements and disappointments of the climate summit. The Loss and Damage Fund and strong calls for reform of the international financial architecture were seen as good outcomes of COP27…
Historic first-ever International Finance Facility for Education (IFFEd) launched at United Nations Transforming Education Summit
UN Special Envoy for Global Education Gordon Brown presents the founding statutes of the International Finance Facility for Education (IFFEd) to UN Secretary-General António Guterres to mark IFFEd’s launch…
Nearly three quarters of young people aged 15 to 24 in 92 countries with available data are off-track to acquire the skills needed for employment, according to a new report published today by the Education Commission and UNICEF ahead of World Youth Skills Day.
Deputy Secretary-General echoes call to operationalize International Finance Facility for Education to drive education transformation
The UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s delivered the following remarks at the Innovative Financing for Lower-Middle-Income Countries side event at the Transforming Education Pre-Summit in Paris on June 29, 2022.
At the RewirEd Summit in Dubai last December, the Education Commission, Generation Unlimited, UNICEF, and the World Data Lab launched the prototype of a powerful new data and advocacy tool…
Expectations were very high for the climate negotiations in Glasgow. COP26, six years after the Paris Agreement, was the first big meeting for countries to step up their ambitions.
The upcoming Global Education Summit for the Global Partnership for Education (GPE), co-hosted by Kenya and the UK, has an ambitious target of raising USD $5 billion to transform education systems in up to 90 countries, so that all children can get a quality education. This is a very laudable mission indeed.
Dear World Leaders,
Can we talk for a second?
We know you’re busy right now, but we miss going to school.
We like playing all day, but for some of us, when we go back to school next year, we will have to repeat our class.
The COVID-19 crisis will be remembered for its overwhelming dimensions: the worst health and economic emergency in a century, a global reckoning of racial and social injustice, an escalating climate crisis, and the shuttering of schools and workplaces – all these emergencies compounding one another, and all in need of urgent attention.
An unprecedented global coalition of organizations called for urgent investment in education today to prevent a generational catastrophe. Launching a joint white paper at the Global Edu- cation Meeting hosted by UNESCO, the Save Our Future campaign – a movement of the biggest education…