Category Archives: Group of 20

Create jobs, yes – but give us the skills to do them

It’s good that job creation is at the top of the agenda at the G20 summit in Mexico today. But young people need the right skills to do those jobs – and now they’re demanding that world leaders finally give … Continue reading

Posted in Economic growth, Employment, Group of 20, Group of 8, Skills, Training, Youth | 12 Comments

Education for All: Three New Year’s wishes

By Pauline Rose, director of the Education for All Global Monitoring Report As the 2015 deadline for the Education for All goals fast approaches – and the global economic crisis threatens to slow progress – here are the three things … Continue reading

Posted in Aid, Basic education, Donors, Economic growth, Employment, Equality, Equity, Governance, Group of 20, Innovative financing, Literacy, Marginalization, Millennium Development Goals, Out-of-school children, Skills, Youth | 5 Comments

Beyond Busan 1: Will “new partnerships” with BRICs and the private sector help get all children into school?

By Pauline Rose, director of the Education for All Global Monitoring Report The 2,000 aid policy makers gathering at the 4th High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness in Busan, South Korea, could offer renewed hope for the 67 million children … Continue reading

Posted in Aid, Basic education, Developing countries, Donors, Group of 20, Innovative financing, Marginalization, Millennium Development Goals, Out-of-school children | 4 Comments

G20 leaders need to speak out for education and skills

By Pauline Rose, director of the Education for All Global Monitoring Report With the deadline for the Millennium Development Goals and the Education for All goals just four years away, some questions about the future of global development efforts are … Continue reading

Posted in Aid, Developing countries, Donors, Economic growth, Employment, Finance, Governance, Group of 20, Innovative financing, Millennium Development Goals, Skills, Training, Youth | 5 Comments