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Global Affairs Canada is Canada’s lead development agency. It has a mandate to reduce poverty and to contribute to a more secure, equitable, and prosperous world. Global Affairs Canada works in partnership around the world to support sustainable development in developing countries and to offer humanitarian assistance in areas of need. 

Canada, a world leader in child-centred, girl-friendly education, has identified basic education as a program priority. Global Affairs Canada supports initiatives that improve the quality, safety, and relevance of basic education; remove barriers that prevent closing the gender gap in education; provide education to prevent HIV/AIDS; and provide education for girls and boys in conflict, post-conflict, and/or emergency situations. 


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Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)
Vanya Berrouet
Senior Policy Analyst, Education
200 Promenade du Portage
Gatineau (Québec)
Canada K1A 0G4
Email: vanya.berrouet@international.gc.ca