January 11: Norad, UNESCO, and Education Association host debate and launch of Global Education Monitoring Report 2017

UNESCO, together with Norad and the Education Association, presents the Global Education Monitoring Report 2017. It addresses accountability in education systems, among other challenges to meeting SDG-4. Manor Antoninis, who directed the report, and David Archer from ActionAid, amongst others, are scheduled to participate in a debate after the presentation of the report.

Location: Oslo, Norway

Website – UNESCO (in Norwegian)

Norway Education

February 8, 2018: Global Partnership for Education financing conference

The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) holds its 2018-2020 replenishment conference in Dakar, Senegal. The event, co-hosted by Senegal and France, was announced during a high-level event on education financing at the United Nations. GPE, the only multilateral fund devoted solely to education, aims to raise US$3.1 billion for 2018 through 2020 to support the education of 870 million children across 89 countries that are home to 78% of the global out-of-school population.

Location: Dakar, Senegal

Press release – Global Partnership for Education

Global Education

April 14-15, 2018: Annual conference on global health and innovation Conference takes place at Yale University

Unite for Site, a global health nonprofit, hosts its 15th Global Health & Innovation Conference (GHIC). This conference takes place annually at Yale University, in New Haven, CT. GHIC is the largest global health and social entrepreneurship conference in the world. It welcomes over 2,000 participants, including professionals and students, from all US states and 55 countries around the world. Participants represent all sectors of international development, global health, and social entrepreneurship.

Location: Yale University, New Haven, CT

Event webpage – Unite for Site