Canada Supports Children in Conflict Countries

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From left to right: Diane Jacovella, Assistant Deputy Minister, Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, David Morley, President and CEO, UNICEF Canada, MP Lois Brown, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Development, Sharif Ghalib, Senior Political Advisor, Afghanistan Embassy in Canada, Alice Albright, CEO, Global Partnership for Education Photo credit: DFATD – Paul Richer

In Ottawa this week, Canadian officials confirmed their country’s commitment to education for all, in particular for children living in countries experiencing conflict and crises.  Alice Albright participated in a public discussion at the Aga Khan Foundation Canada titled “Education at the Margins."

Canada is the 9th largest contributor to the GPE Fund, with a contribution of US$101 million.

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The Global Partnership for Education Secretariat is headquartered in Washington DC and has approximately 100 staff. The Secretariat provides administrative and operational support to all its partners including...

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