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UNESCO-Pearson Initiative for Literacy -  Case studies call for proposals
UNESCO-Pearson Initiative for Literacy - Case studies call for proposals
UNESCO, in partnership with Pearson, is seeking innovative and existing digital solutions to help include low-skilled, low-literate youth and adults in the information society and improve their livelihoods. If selected, your live digital solution will be profiled as a case study in the Initiative for Literacy: Improved Livelihoods in a Digital World in 2017. The cases will benefit from high visibility on the UNESCO website, form part of project presentations at international conferences and inform the future work of UNESCO. Read about the eligibility criteria and apply now. Deadline for application is midnight 26 February 2017.  Read More >
Pearson extends partnership with Camfed for girls’  education in Africa
Pearson extends partnership with Camfed for girls’ education in Africa
Today Camfed’s CEO, Lucy Lake, and Camfed Zimbabwe’s Women Empowerment Manager, Sinikiwe Makove, join Pearson’s Chief Corporate Affairs and Global Marketing Officer, Kate James, at a special launch event with staff and partners, celebrating the scale up of our joint commitment to improving the prospects for girls and young women in rural Africa.  Read More >
Dissemination of the Global Guidance on School-Related Gender-Based Violence
Dissemination of the Global Guidance on School-Related Gender-Based Violence
On behalf of the Global Working Group to End School-Related Gender-Based Violence (SRGBV), USAID would like to invite you to a dissemination event for the recently launched publication, Global Guidance on School-Related Gender-Based Violence. Taking place on Wednesday, February 22, from 9:00-11:00 a.m at the Africa Bureau Institutional and Technical Support Services, Washington D.C. Speakers include Nora Fyles Head of United Nations Girls' Education Initiative, Julie Hanson Swanson of USAID, Lauren Edwards of RTI International and Natko Geres of Promundo-US. Remote dial-in will be also available for this meeting.  Read More >
Switzerland increases contribution to the Global Partnership for Education
Switzerland increases contribution to the Global Partnership for Education
The Global Partnership for Education has announced that Switzerland has increased its 2016 contribution to the GPE from US$6.4 million (CHF 6.5 million) to US$9.9 million (CHF10 million) recognizing GPE as a priority organization for Switzerland’s international cooperation.  Read More >
Webinars announced for the Global Guidance on Addressing SRGBV
Webinars announced for the Global Guidance on Addressing SRGBV
The Global Guidance webinars  launching 15th February, will explore tools and approaches for preventing, measuring, monitoring and responding to school-related gender-based violence (SRGBV), based on evidence and country experiences. Stay posted to the UNGEI website for further details on upcoming Global Guidance webinars.


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