A Visit from Burundi in Washington

M. Bernard Busokoza, first vice president of Burundi, visited Alice Albright, CEO of the Global Partnership for Education, in Washington.

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Burundi became the 50th developing country partner in GPE in 2012. In November 2012, the country was allocated a grant of US$52.9 million to implement its education sector plan. With the support from its partners, Burundi has decided to set up a pooled fund for education in October 2013, which will make the support it receives more harmonized and efficient.

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The Global Partnership for Education Secretariat is headquartered in Washington DC and has approximately 100 staff. The Secretariat provides administrative and operational support to all its partners including 65 developing...

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