• 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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Global goals

The Global Goals as a risk mitigation tool for business

By Sarah Beeching and Katy Cronin Doing business is changing in a world where information travels quickly and social and customer expectations are high. Engagement with stakeholders on land use, energy, water, waste and social service provision are increasingly important factors in successful business planning. At Oshun, we see the Global Goals as a vital tool to help analyse complex social, environmental and politic
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Girls Education

Here’s a thought! What could we achieve if all girls attended secondary school?

66% of the world’s illiterate population are female and only 8% of girls finish secondary school. The outcomes of investing in girls’ education are substantial. An educated girl is likely to increase her personal earning potential, as well as reduce poverty in her community. The education of girls results in healthier lives, fewer children, less child marriage, reduced HIV and aids, increased employment and a better
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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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