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Switzerland, a GPE donor partner since 2009, has announced an increase of its contribution to the Global Partnership for Education of US$41.5 million for the period 2017-2020.


GPE prioritizes gender equality
In early March 2017, GPE and UNGEI launched a new tool to support partner countries in addressing gender equality as they prepare or revise their education sector plans.

Press releases & announcements

Statement by Julia Gillard, Board Chair of the Global Partnership for Education, on the G20 commitment on education
Julia Gillard welcomes the inclusion of education in the G20 communique, including a reference to the Global Partnership for Education.

GPE in the news

French President Macron meets Rihanna at the Elysee Palace
Earlier today, French President Emmanuel Macron and first lady, Brigitte Macron, met GPE Global Ambassador Rihanna at the Elysee Palace after Rihanna appealed to him on Twitter for France to prioritize education funding in developing countries.