The Global Partnership for Education welcomes the recently released Taormina Progress Report: Investing in Education for Mutual Prosperity, Peace and Development. The report calls on the G7 members to give greater support to GPE, which it notes has “grown to become the world’s largest multi-stakeholder partnership dedicated to helping all children access quality basic education in the world’s poorest countries.”
Child marriage will cost West and Central African countries tens of billions of dollars by 2030, according to new research by the World Bank funded by the Global Partnership for Education and the Children Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF). The cost of not educating girls at the secondary level will be even higher.
Alice Albright expresses deep concern about the devastation that Hurricane Maria left in the Caribbean, including in Dominica, one of GPE’s partner countries.
Statement by the leaders of France, Malawi, Norway and Senegal at the event: Financing the Future: Education 2030. September 20, 2017, at the United Nations General Assembly in New York City
In August 2017, the Global Partnership for Education Secretariat approved a US$442,772 grant for Ghana to develop an education sector assessment and update the current education sector plan.