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