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21 August - Domestic Resource Trends for Education

Friday, 22 August 2014 00:00

Brown PledgingThe "Financing Education for All: domestic resource trends for education in developing countries" brieficon was produced by GSW to coincide with the Global Partnership for Education's (GPE) replenishment conference on 26th June 2014. GPE is the only multilateral partnership devoted to getting all children in the world's poorest countries into school and learning. This partnership of governments, civil society, international organisations, students, teachers unions, foundations, and the private sector together help developing countries access critical technical and financial resources, to achieve their education goals. On June 26th all partners met to pledge new resources for the period 2015-2018.

The Global Campaign for Education (GCE), in partnership with Oxfam, DFI and GSW, presented the findings at high level panel attended by a variety of speakers, including, Gordon Brown UN Special Envoy for Education, Naana Opoko–Agyemang, Honourable Minister of Education, Ghana, alongside various civil society representatives. Together they produced a call to action and vision for increasing domestic resources for education in the coming years. The GPE Replenishment conference set a target of mobilising US$16bn in new financial commitments to education from developing country partners. This was far exceeded with a total of over US$26 billion committed by developing countries. GSW will continue to work with the GCE, and other partners to ensure these commitments are tracked and delivered. 

 

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