International Day of Education

GPE supported reading programs in in Papua New Guinea. Credit: GPE/Tariq Khan

In late 2018, the United Nations decided to set January 24 as the International Day of Education, recognizing the role that education plays in promoting peace and fostering development.

On this occasion, UNESCO is organizing an event in New York City titled "Education, a key driver for inclusion and empowerment"

Watch live on January 24 between 10:00 am and 1:00 pm ET.

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Observances
Basic Education