Over the past decades, Burkina Faso has made impressive progress in education: from 60% of children out of school in the early 2000s to 70% of children now enrolled in primary school. But the country is facing big challenges, in particular persistent insecurity in the Sahel region.
“Financing the Future: Education 2030” at the United Nations on September 20 was a side event of the 72nd General Assembly. The event was co-hosted by Norway, France, Malawi and Senegal. With UNESCO, Education Commission, Global Partnership for Education, Malala Fund, ONE Campaign and UNICEF.
Now more than ever, education is crucial to shaping the future we want. The future we hope for. The future we deserve. Join the Global Partnership for Education’s #ShapeTheFuture campaign to increase funding for education and ensure that every child is in school and learning.
GPE Board Chair Julia Gillard outlines the key objectives of the replenishment campaign for 2018-2020, which aims to raise US$3.1 billion from traditional and new donors, allowing GPE to reach up to 89 countries that are home to 870 million children and youth.