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Through stronger leadership and financing

Global Education First Initiative focuses on providing all children with quality education

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One year on, GEFI celebrates its collective achievements with an anniversary event. The event will focus on coordinating the leadership and finance necessary to achieve a break-through in education.

UNESCO has played a lead role in shaping GEFI since the outset, with Director-General Irina Bokova hosting the Secretariat and serving as Executive Secretary of the High-Level Steering Committee.

The main participants will be:

  • Ban Ki-moon, UN Secretary-General
  • Jim Yong Kim, World Bank Group President
  • Gordon Brown, UN Special Envoy for Global Education
  • Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO
  • Heads of State from GEFI Champion Countries
  • Archbishop Desmond Tutu
  • Malala Yousafzai, Education Activist
  • Lang Lang, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador
  • Aliko Dangote, President of Dangote Group

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