Statement by the leaders of France, Malawi, Norway and Senegal at the event: Financing the Future: Education 2030. September 20, 2017, at the United Nations General Assembly in New York City
In August 2017, the Global Partnership for Education Secretariat approved a US$442,772 grant for Ghana to develop an education sector assessment and update the current education sector plan.
In this statement, Alice Albright expresses great concern about floods and landslides that affected several GPE partner countries, including Bangladesh, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Nepal and Sierra Leone over the past weeks leading to deaths and displacement of millions of families.
Julia Gillard welcomes the inclusion of education in the G20 communique, including a reference to the Global Partnership for Education.