GPE welcomes a new member from North Africa
WASHINGTON D.C./TUNIS, July 1st, 2022 – The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) welcomed the Republic of Tunisia today as its latest member.
“By joining GPE, the Republic of Tunisia is taking an ambitious step towards providing quality schooling to all children in the country,” said Charles North, Acting CEO of GPE. “We look forward to supporting the Tunisian authorities and local partners to deliver transformative change to the education system,” added North.
The Tunisian government has committed to the GPE Partnership Compact, which sets out a prioritized reform for system transformation supported by development partners and other stakeholders represented in local education groups.
The partnership aims to empower the Tunisian government so that all girls and boys can get a quality education, especially those who are marginalized because they are living in poverty, with a disability or in a remote area.
Notes to editors
In July 2021 in London, the Global Education Summit co-hosted by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, raised a record US$4 billion for GPE from donors. The fundraising total puts GPE firmly on the path to achieving its target of at least $5 billion, which will enable up to 175 million children to learn and help get 88 million more girls and boys in school by 2025.
About the Global Partnership for Education
GPE is a shared commitment to ending the world’s learning crisis. We mobilize partners and funds to support 81 lower-income countries to transform their education systems so that every girl and boy can get the quality education they need to unlock their full potential and contribute to building a better world.
- Tamara Kummer, GPE media lead, @email, + 33 7 82 26 07 18