Second meeting of Steering Committee of the Global Education First Initiative

When, local time: 
Thursday, 18 April 2013 -
3:15pm to 4:15pm
Where: 
United States of America, Washington D.C.
Type of Event: 
Category 6-Expert Committee

Committee members include executive heads of UN agencies - UNICEF, UNDP, UNFPA, UN-Women - the World Bank, leading organizations supporting education and representatives of Australia (AusAID) and Bangladesh – two “champion countries” of the Initiative.

The Global Education First Initiative, led by the Secretary-General of the UN, gathers a broad spectrum of world leaders to advocate support for education. The Initiative aims to raise the political profile of education, strengthen the global movement to achieve quality education and generate additional and sufficient funding through sustained advocacy efforts.