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Media Advisory: International summit to call for faster, long-term aid to educate the world's children before 2015
BRUSSELS/ LONDON / WASHINGTON, 12 April 2007 – Rich country donors, international organizations along with civil society leaders, will appeal for concrete new aid commitments to educate all the world's children by 2015 during a High-Level Education Conference in Brussels on 2 May 2007.  Read More >
UNICEF: World not doing nearly enough to protect children affected by AIDS
LONDON, 9 February 2006 - The global response to children affected by HIV and AIDS does not come close to matching the enormity of their rapidly expanding plight. Read More >
World Teachers' Day: Teachers key to meeting major Commonwealth challenges
LONDON, UK, 5th October 2006 - Speech by Rt Hon Don McKinnon, Commonwealth Secretary-General, World Teachers’ Day Conference (‘Optimising Commonwealth Teacher Potential’)(Commonwealth Secretariat, Commonwealth Teachers’ Grouping, National Union of Teachers), Marlborough House, London, UK. Read More >
DFID - Delivering education beyond borders
5 April 2007 - The Chancellor, Gordon Brown, and the Secretary of State for International Development, Hilary Benn, today set out their vision for delivering education to children affected by conflict or living in fragile states. Read More >
DFID - Developing global partnerships in education: The World Classroom
4 January 2007 - Chancellor Gordon Brown and International Development Secretary Hilary Benn today launched “The World Classroom” a new publication showcasing how UK schools build links with schools in the developing world. Read More >
DFID: New partnership and funding boost for UNICEF
5 September 2006 - Helping to save the lives of children, sending more boys and girls to school and improving their protection and rights received a boost today with the launch of a new partnership between the UK, Sweden and Canada to support the work of UNICEF. Read More >
DFID's White Paper: Making governance work for the poor
24 July 2006 - On Thursday 13 July DFID launched its new White Paper on International Development, 'eliminating world poverty: making governance work for the poor'. Read More >
Turning talk into action: G8 Gleneagles one year on
11 July 2006 - A year ago, world leaders at the G8 summit in Gleneagles signed up to an unparalleled set of commitments on global poverty. Read More >


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