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This is the statement issued by the leaders' at the event: "Financing the Future: Education 2030", held on September 20, 2017 at the United Nations General Assembly in New York.
The world is facing an alarming education crisis. Without immediate action, over half of the upcoming youth generation - 825 million of the 1.6 billion young people in 2030 - will be left behind, shut out of opportunity, particularly the poorest and most marginalized. The growing skills gap will stunt economic growth, with far reaching consequences. Today, there are 30 million displaced children, 10 million of whom are refugees, and only half of whom have any regular schooling.
Over 500 delegates from 33 countries gathered in Lusaka for the Forum for African Women Educationists (FAWE) Conference on Girls' Education in Africa and FAWE’s 10th General Assembly under the theme: 'Towards Gender Equality in Education: positioning youth to champion Africa's education agenda. Key discussions during the 2-day Girls Conference covered domestic financing, strategies for building youth leadership as well as the valueble sharing of country experiences. You can read more here on the discussions on Day 1 and Day 2 of the conference.