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The Last 15 Years in Global Education Show of Great Gains, Continued Challenges

Here’s a piece I wrote for the blog of (my client) the Global Partnership for Education, the leading multilateral organization promoting and supporting the development of primary education systems in developing countries around the world. 188 more words


23 July 2015 News Briefs

China Working to Make Ethiopia Industrial Center of Africa: Ambassador La Yifan

Addis Ababa: July 23, 2015 –

China is working to make Ethiopia the industrial center of Africa, China’s Ambassador to Ethiopia La Yifan said. 2,854 more words


Three UN Conferences to Impact Global Development

by Austin Slaymaker

2015 is sure to be a pioneering year for global development. With three United Nations (UN) conferences, twenty-fifteen is considered a “ 684 more words

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To Achieve Development Goals, Strengthen Education Worldwide

This September, the United Nations will commit to the new Sustainable Development Goals, which will succeed the Millennium Development Goals. The SDGs outline a new and ambitious worldwide effort to reduce poverty and hunger, improve health, enable equality, protect the planet and much more. 55 more words


Education is the Answer

Education enables girls to achieve their rights.  It empowers girls with confidence and independence.  It provides girls with a path out of poverty, and it gives girls hope for a better life. 455 more words

Gender Equality


In the past decade, there has been a shift from the old paradigm that International Development should only be aimed at promoting economic growth. According to Jeffrey Sachs in the Age of Sustainable Development there is now increased focus on development by promoting Social Inclusion, Environmental Sustainability and Good governance. 610 more words

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