Saturday, June 24, 2017
  1. What We Owe Refugee Children

    Elias Bou Saab

    What We Owe Refugee Children

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     calls on world leaders to fulfill past commitments to provide funding and support for education.

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    One of the best ways to mitigate the plight of refugee children is to provide them with an education. But host countries have struggled to integrate refugee children into their education systems, partly because the international community has not delivered on the support it promised. READ MORE
  2. The Right to Education for Refugees

    Gordon Brown

    The Right to Education for Refugees

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     describes investment in schools as the best way to ensure long-term peace once fighting stops.

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    The share of total aid allocated for education in humanitarian crises has risen by nearly a full percentage point since last year. But in a world confronting the largest refugee crisis since World War II, ensuring education for children fleeing from conflict, though necessary to ensure long-term peace, is still woefully insufficient. READ MORE
  3. The Best Investments We Can Make

    Muna Al Gurg

    The Best Investments We Can Make

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     describes philanthropic efforts to support education and social entrepreneurship in the Middle East.

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    To have the biggest impact, philanthropists should focus on education and social entrepreneurship. Together, these sectors create opportunities at every level of society, from refugees who are unable to complete their studies, to professionals looking to pursue an entrepreneurial vision. READ MORE
  4. A Bridge to Universal Education

    Gordon Brown

    A Bridge to Universal Education

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     advocates for a new initiative to boost the share of development aid going to education.

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    At the World Bank and the IMF’s upcoming annual spring meetings, delegates will reinforce the case for multilateral cooperation. In particular, they will be discussing the International Finance Facility for Education, a bold plan to ensure that all of the world’s 1.6 billion boys and girls are in school and learning. READ MORE
  5. The Path to Universal Education

    Jakaya Kikwete
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