Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Gordon Brown

Gordon Brown, former Prime Minister and Chancellor of the Exchequer of the United Kingdom, is United Nations Special Envoy for Global Education.

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Nigerian Girls Boko Haram
Education 2

Girl Power

It has been eight weeks since the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram abducted more than 200 girls from their school dormitories in Chibok, in northern Nigeria’s Borno State. The Chibok girls –… read more

Newsart for Saving Nigeria’s Stolen Future
Education 2

Saving Nigeria’s Stolen Future

The fate of almost 280 Nigerian girls abducted a month ago by the Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram from their school in northeastern Borno State hangs in the balance. But, while their families… read more

Newsart for The War on Education
Education 3

The War on Education

The kidnapping of more than 200 schoolgirls in northern Nigeria is beyond outrageous. Sadly, it is just the latest battle in a savage – and global – war being waged against the fundamental right of… read more

Newsart for Education Without Borders
Education 5

Education Without Borders

A century and a half ago, the Red Cross established the norm that health care could – and should – be provided even in conflict zones. Now Lebanon is the site of a pilot program to advance the idea… read more

Newsart for Putting Education First
Education 1

Putting Education First

For far too long, the cause of universal education has taken a back seat to other great international movements for change. Now, for two new reasons, education has returned to its rightful place atop … read more

Newsart for Divided We Fall
World Affairs 0

Divided We Fall

Countries claiming to have reached the limit of what they can do to boost economic recovery really mean that they have reached the limit of what they can do on their own. The way forward to sustained … read more

Newsart for A Global Growth Bargain
World Affairs 0

A Global Growth Bargain

Asia's growth confronts the West with unprecedented challenges and opportunities. In order to meet the former and seize the latter, the West needs a global agreement that would raise public… read more

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