Julia Gillard to launch Case for Investment for GPE Replenishment on April 20, 2017

A girl at Ayno Meena Number Two school in the city of Kandahar, Afghanistan. Credit: GPE/Jawad Jalali

Washington DC, April 11, 2017 - The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) will launch its Case for Investment on

Thursday, April 20, 2017 from 2:30-3:45pm (EDT)

at an event at the Center for Global Development in Washington, DC. The event will be live webcast here.

The Case for Investment is GPE’s fundraising document for its upcoming replenishment.

Speakers at the event Financing for Learning: Making Global Education a Reality will include Julia Gillard, GPE’s Board Chair, Gordon Brown, UN Special Envoy for Education and Anthony Lake, UNICEF’s Executive Director.

The event will discuss how current investment can be leveraged and increased to ensure that every child can access their right to a quality education. Leaders of three key agencies will present their respective proposals to provide necessary and complementary financing for education: GPE’s Case for Investment, Education Cannot Wait’s model in emergency situations and the Education Commission’s International Financing Facility for education.

For more information and registration, please see here


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