The right to education for refugees

|Source: Project Syndicate|
Students at Kabembe Primary School Uganda. Credit: GPE/Henry Bongyereirwe

In this op-ed, Gordon Brown emphasizes that funding for education in humanitarian crises is still insufficient. According to UNESCO, currently only 2.7% of total humanitarian aid is allocated to education. He also highlights the work of the Global Partnership for Education in encouraging countries to account for refugees in long-term development planning.

Read the op-ed in Project Syndicate

 

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