Aid to education falls for the sixth consecutive year

|Source: UNESCO's website |
Students volunteering to answer a question in the Fazel Kandahari High School, Afghanistan. Credit: GPE/Jawad Jalali

A new policy paper published by UNESCO’s Global Education Monitoring Report, shows that the amount of aid allocated to education has been falling for six years in a row.

Among the three major proposals for donors to reverse the move away from education that this paper highlights is the GPE replenishment campaign, which aims to reach financing of US$2 billion a year by 2020.

Read the article on UNESCO's website and NPR 


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