UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

07/26/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 07/27/2021 05:28

The Global Education Summit this week aims to raise $5 billion for education

'President H.E. Kenyatta and the Prime Minister of the UK, Rt Hon Boris Johnson are jointly spearheading the 4th replenishment campaign of the Global Campaign for Education,' said H.E. Prof. George Magoha, Minister of Education, Kenya at the Global Education Meeting's Ministerial Segment on 13 July.

A centerpiece of the Global Education Summit: Financing GPE 2021-2025 will be the opportunity for leaders to make 5-year pledges to help transform education systems in some 90 countries and territories.

UNESCO is co-organizing and supporting a number of events during the summit, including:

26 July

5:55 pm (London time) Improving Learning Through Data: The Learning Data Compact - register here

27 July

9:00 am (London time) Responding to Continuous Disruptions to Education - Reflections and Solutions - register here

1:55 pm (London time) Reopening the future: Prioritizing pre-primary education - register here

2:55 pm (London time) Real Talk: Teachers and Young People as Drivers of Change on CSE and SRGBV - register here

3:00 pm (London time) Towards a Global Declaration on Connectivity for Education - register here

3:55 pm (London time) Why is Tax Key for Financing Education and What Can GPE Do? - register here

4:55 pm (London time) From commitments to action: Financing for equity and disability inclusive education- register here

28 July

5:55 pm London time) Aligning national, regional and global education targets: benchmarks for SDG 4 - register here

To watch the summit live on 28-29 July - register here

See all the UNESCO events and brief information about each event here (pdf)