Today at 10.45 am, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres opens the “Financing the Future: Education 2030” high-level event at the UN General Assembly. The event is jointly hosted by France, Malawi, Norway and Senegal, and co-organized by the Education Commission, Malala Fund, ONE, UNICEF, UNESCO, and GPE.
His opening address will be followed by remarks by Emmanuel Macron, President of France, Macky Sall, President of Senegal, Peter Mutharika, President of Malawi, Erna Solberg, Prime Minister of Norway, Gordon Brown, UN Special Envoy for Global Education and Education Commission Chair, Muzoon Almellehan, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, and Deyja Gentile, ONE Campus leader.
The rest of the program is divided into 4 sessions. You can watch the event live:
11:30 – 12.00 Performance: country-led reform and investment
12.00 – 12.30 Inclusion: spotlight on girls’ education and Leave no one behind (featuring GPE Chair Julia Gillard and Malala Yousazai)
12.30 – 12.55 Investment and international financing for education (including former Tanzania President Jakaya Kikwete)
12.55 – 13.00 Call to action and closing remarks by youth advocates
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