Yemen and UNICEF discuss the upcoming launch of the program supported by the GPE grant in September 2014.
A grant of US$17.9 million supporting education in Sierra Leone was just signed by the Government of Sierra Leone and the World Bank (as supervising entity).
Schools must be safe places for the world's children. Schools should not be attacked in conflicts nor used to hide weapons.
To incentivize more efforts on the part of developing nations, the Global Partnership for Education has put in place a new model of financing which links 30% of available funding to results.
In an exclusive interview with Times Education Supplement, Irina Bokova, director general of Unesco, said that narrowly focusing on getting out-of-school primary-age children into a classroom would merely serve to “replenish the army of 800 million illiterate people in the world”.