The UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education honours outstanding innovation and contributions made by individuals, institutions and organizations to advance girls’ and women’s education. It is the first UNESCO Prize of this nature and will be unique in showcasing successful projects that improve and promote the educational prospects of girls and women and in turn, the quality of their lives. Supported by the Government of the People’s Republic of China, the Prize is conferred annually to two laureates and consists of an award of USD 50,000 each to further their work in the area of girls’ and women’s education. Read More >
NEWS AND EVENTS
The Global Education Monitoring Report open consultation for 2019 report on education and migration
UNGEI joins the Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report team in calling on researchers, academics, governments, non-governmental organizations, aid donors, teachers, youth and anyone with an interest in education and development to contribute to the 2019 GEM Report on Migration and Education consultation. This consultation will inform the 2019 GEM Report which is set to feature new evidence and key trends in the impacts and effects of migration on education. UNGEI encourages the contributions of partners with a specific view on migration and education from a gender perspective.
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Girls CHARGE to host upcoming webinar 'Financial Education and Economic Empowerment'
Girls CHARGE invites partners and friends to join them for an online discussion on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 from 9:00am to 10:00am EDT. The webinar will explore the role of financial education in girls’ empowerment and present recent research conducted on this topic as part of the Credit Suisse Financial Education for Girls program being implemented by Plan International and Aflatoun International. Read More >
GPE launches its Case for Investment at CGDev event
Join the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) for the launch of the Case for Investment - Thursday, April 20, 2017 from 2:30-3:45pm (EDT) at the Center for Global Development in Washington, DC. Speakers at the event 'Financing for Learning: Making Global Education a Reality' will include Julia Gillard, GPE’s Board Chair, Gordon Brown, UN Special Envoy for Education and Anthony Lake, UNICEF’s Executive Director.
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Upcoming Lecture on Social and Economic Development, featuring Gordon Brown
Join the Foreign Policy Association, IDP Foundation, Inc., and the ECOSOC New York Office, for the IDP Foundation-Irene D. Pritzker Distinguished Lecture on Social and Economic Development. Taking place on April 19th from 6:15 PM – 7:15 PM at the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Chamber, the lecture will feature an address by Gordon Brown, United Nations Special Envoy for Global Education and former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Get more information and register here. Read More >