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  • Mohamed Sidibay and Sarah Beeching

Why access to quality education is not a poor country issue

When Sarah Beeching first met Mohamed Sidibay in the United Nations HQ in September 2017 it was a moment she will never forget.
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Global Partnership for Education Financing Conference: A Landmark Moment for Education Financing

The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) Financing Conference in Dakar, Senegal, co-hosted by President Emmanuel Macron and President Macky Sall on 2 February in Senegal, was a landmark moment for education financing. It was the first occasion that a global fund had held a replenishment in a developing country, and Senegal added to history by becoming the first recipient country to become a donor to the fund. The c
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oshun partnership 2017 review

2017 – Our year in review

2017 was another packed year for Oshun –  our mission of bringing together policy makers, politicians, private sector leaders, civil society and those committed to a fair and equal world has been more important than ever. The importance of education & teachers The teaching profession has long been undervalued – so it was a privilege to be part of the Global Teacher Prize that took place in Dubai in Ma
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  • Financing the Future: Education 2030, United Nations

Financing the Future: Education 2030, United Nations, New York, 20 September 2017 

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres; United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed; heads of state of France, Norway, Malawi and Senegal; and other global education leaders including Malala Yousafzai and UN Special Envoy Gordon Brown met in the margins of the UN General Assembly to commit to tackling the global ‘education crisis’ holding back millions of children and threatening progress.
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Financing Health and Education: Girls Driving Development

This week, world leaders have gathered in New York for the 70th annual meeting of the United Nations. The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) will see the adoption of the Post-2015 development agenda and the official launch of the Global Goals. Sarah Beeching organised a side event at the UNGA together with The Global Partnership for Education, UNICEF, UNAIDS and The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis. The ev
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Julia Gillard ‘Cautious optimism in financing the new global goals’

Julia Gillard, Chair for the Global Partnership of Education the former Prime Minister of Australia spoke at a roundtable at the recent Financing for Sustainable Development Conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Gillard began the talk by informing the audience of the urgency of ensuring that financing from all sources is made available in order to put us on the path toward achieving the new global goals fifteen years
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