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World Bank Group Announces Record $57 Billion for Sub-Saharan Africa
World Bank Group Announces Record $57 Billion for Sub-Saharan Africa
Following a recent meeting with G20 finance ministers and central bank governors, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim announced on the 27th of March, a record $57 billion in financing for Sub-Saharan African countries over the next three fiscal years. Kim then left on a trip to Rwanda and Tanzania to emphasize the Bank Group’s support for the entire region. Read More >
Japan increases contribution to the Global Partnership for Education
Japan increases contribution to the Global Partnership for Education
Japan has made an additional contribution of US$740,000 to the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) in support of emergency education for displaced children in Chad. This is in addition to US$1.2 million already contributed by Japan to the GPE Fund in 2017. Read More >
CSW2017 Audio highlights -
CSW2017 Audio highlights - 'Every Woman Every Child Everywhere: Integrated education and health services in humanitarian situations
The Permanent Missions of the United Arab Emirates and Norway to the United Nations, in partnership with Every Woman Every Child, convened the fourth panel in the Every Woman Every Child Everywhere panel series, on the margins of the sixty-first session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61), 16th March, 2017. Opening remarks were provided by H.E. Ms. Laila Bokhari, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Norway and H.E. Dr. Mouza Hassan AlShehhi, Representative for the Women’s Empowerment File, General Women’s Union, United Arab Emirates. Panelists presented on behalf of the World Health Organisation, United Nations Girls' Education Initiative, Save the Children International, UNICEF.  An audio track of event key highlights can be found here on soundcloud. 

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School Health and Nutrition Webinar Series
School Health and Nutrition Webinar Series
The School Health and Nutrition webinar series presents a special webinar on the global guidance for prevention and response. This webinar explores tools and approaches for preventing, measuring, monitoring and responding to school-related gender-based violence (SRGBV), based on evidence and country experiences. The webinar features Jenelle Babb - UNESCO, Julie Hanson Swanson - USAID, Hassan Muluusi - Raising Voices, Uganda. 

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UNGEI and GPE launch
UNGEI and GPE launch 'Guidance for Developing Gender-Responsive Education Sector Plans’
In celebration of International Women’s Day 2017, the Global Partnership for Education and the United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative are proud to launch the ‘Guidance for Developing Gender-Responsive Education Sector Plans’. A key step toward closing the gender gap in education globally, the ‘Guidance’ sets out to not only enrich the existing process by putting the spotlight on gender issues through a consistent use of a gender equality lens, but to identify additional tools, resources and information to support planners and practitioners in systematically undertaking gender analysis and developing gender-responsive strategies during the Education Sector Planning process.  Read More >

 

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