Korea Becomes 22nd Donor to Global Partnership for Education

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In New York this week, the President of the Republic of Korea, Park Geun-hye, announced that her country is joining the Global Partnership for Education, and made a first financial commitment to the GPE Fund.

President Park Geun-hye said: “Offering educational help in conflict zones or vulnerable countries is a must if children are to have hopes and dreams. Korea plans to contribute US$5 million to the Global Partnership for Education to support such causes.”

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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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