EFA FTI allocated US$ 265 million in grants to Benin, Cambodia, Mali, Mauritania, Mongolia, Mozambique and Sierra Leone to help them send more children to school.
Rich country donors, international organizations and civil society leaders announced the urgent need for donors to deliver on their promises to educate all the world's children by 2015 and announced a number of new funding commitments.
European Commissioner Louis Michel, UK Chancellor Gordon Brown and former World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz convened a high-level education event to generate renewed high-level political commitment to finance basic education. Learn details here.
The Spanish Agency of International Cooperation (AECI) and the General Bureau of Planning and Evaluation of Policies for Development organized a joint seminar, along with the Carolina Foundation, to introduce NGOs and other Spanish Cooperation actors to the Education for All-Fast Track Initiative.