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Presidents Macron and Sall. Credit: Elysée, France
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 8, 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.


Education will #ShapeTheFuture
Now more than ever, education is crucial to shaping the future we want. The future we hope for. The future we deserve. Join the Global Partnership for Education’s #ShapeTheFuture campaign to increase funding for education and ensure that every child is in school and learning.

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Leaders’ Statement - Financing the Future: Education 2030
Statement by the leaders of France, Malawi, Norway and Senegal at the event: Financing the Future: Education 2030. September 20, 2017, at the United Nations General Assembly in New York City

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Julia Gillard's visit to Malawi, January 2017. Credit: GPE/Ludovica Pelliciolli
Julia Gillard puts out call for more aid to international donors
In this op-ed Julia Gillard, GPE Board chair, warns that if the international education funding is not significantly raised, ​half of the coming generation of school-age children will emerge with less than lower secondary skills. In addition to this, the poorest countries will not be able to participate in the global economy, which is a recipe for conflict, instability and the [increased] movement of people.


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