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EAC joins A World At School in the 500-Day Countdown For Global Education

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August 18, 2014
August 18, 2014 marks 500 days until the deadline the world agreed to meet MDG 2 and achieve universal primary education.
Yemen, UNICEF discuss promoting education

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August 17, 2014
Discussions about cooperation between Yemen and UNICEF in education sector and ways of enhancing it.
Educate Girls

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The number of out-of-school children in India without access to primary education is estimated at almost 1.7 million, and poverty is identified as a fundamental challenge to enrolment. However, gender discrimination is a significant contributor to the growing number of out-of-school children. To many poor families, educating a girl means losing her as an income provider for the family.
Supporting education in Iran

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Conflict and instability in Iraq and Afghanistan over the past 30 years have forced a substantial number of refugees to flee to the Islamic Republic of Iran, with the country currently hosting more than 882,000 refugees.
Primary Education for All Ages

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There are over two million out-ofschool children in Ethiopia. A lack of infrastructure, early childhood marriage, child labour and, in some cases, a general distrust of formal education are all barriers that prevent children from going to school.
Educate A Child and the Bharti Foundation

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The Bharti Foundation was set up in 2000 to contribute to the development of India. As the philanthropic arm of the Bharti Group of Companies, it works to bridge the existing education divide and make quality education accessible to underprivileged children in rural India.
Statement on the occasion of the High Level Ministerial Meeting held in Doha on April 30, 2014

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May 13, 2014
Following the Educate A Child (EAC) High Level Ministerial Meeting held under the auspices of Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser in Doha, Qatar on the 30th of April 2014, the statement to follow provides an overview of meeting outcomes.
Ministers and High-Level Representatives Commit to Accelerating Action to Enrol Out of School Children

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April 30, 2014

Ministers of Education and high-level representatives from 16 countries gathered in Doha today at the Second Educate A Child High-Level Ministerial Meeting.

imagine1day set to partner with Educate A Child to bring quality primary education to out of school children in Ethiopia

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April 23, 2014
The partnership is focused on enrolling over 28,000 children in primary school in two districts within Ethiopia’s southern Bale Zone; Dello Mena and Meda Welabu.
Educate A Child in Bangladesh

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With a population of more than 160 million, Bangladesh recognises the value of education. However, while its government provides free primary, secondary, and tertiary education, access to education is hindered by poverty and extreme weather in specific regions of the country.
April 30, 2014 – High Level Ministerial Meeting

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April 01, 2014
EAC to host a strategic meeting to engage priority countries that do not yet have an EAC co-funded programme.
Global Education & Skills Forum: 15-17 March 2014

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March 17, 2014
Educate A Child Director, Mary Joy Pigozzi was invited to take part in a panel discussion at the recent Global Education & Skills Forum, 2014, in Dubai.
West Africa, a new way forward?

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March 06, 2014
Burkina Faso, Niger, and Mali each have approximately 1 million out of school children (OOSC), with children from each of these countries facing many of the same barriers in accessing education, including conflict and emergencies, poverty, and socio-cultural beliefs and practices.
The language of learning

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On a recent trip to a remote village in the Brazilian Amazon, Her Highness engaged students, teachers, and community members in a thoughtful discussion about language.
World Economic Forum 2014

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January 22, 2014
Education Above All foundation held a reception for economic, NGO and multilateral leaders on the occasion of the World Economic Forum in Davos on 22 January.

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