Launch on the Report by the International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity
18 Sep 2016 - The International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity was coconvened by the Prime Minister of Norway, Presidents of Malawi, Chile and Indonesia, and the Director-General of UNESCO at the Oslo Summit on Education for Development in July 2015. The Commission was tasked with developing a renewed investment case and financing pathway for accelerated progress in education consistent with the SDG Framework. The Secretary-General agreed to receive the report at the September 2016 UN General Assembly and act on the report’s recommendations. The Commission has 25 high-level Commissioners and is Chaired by the UN Special Envoy for Global Education. This event will be the formal presentation of the Commission report to the Co-Conveners and Secretary-General, serving as the culmination of a year of engaging a network of 30 research institutions and over 300 partners in more than 100 countries.