Press releases and announcements
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.”
The Global Partnership for Education is pleased to announce a US$5.6 million grant for Puntland. The grant will be implemented by the Puntland Ministry of Education to address the north-eastern state’s wide ranging education needs and challenges.
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.
The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) is delighted that the governments of Senegal and France will co-host its financing conference, which will take place on February 2, 2018 in Dakar, Senegal. This is the first time a donor and developing country co-host a GPE financing conference symbolizing the spirit of true partnership, which is the essence of GPE.