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Quality Education for Equitable Growth

October 09, 2015

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Education is a critical step on the path toward new opportunities for both people and nations. But in a world where children are not getting the skills they need to live productive lives—250 million children cannot read or write, despite many having been to school—something clearly needs to change to fulfill this historic promise. Tune in to a high-stakes discussion between Finance Ministers, civil society representatives, private employers and development partners as they explore how all stakeholders can work together to make smarter, more results-oriented investments that deliver quality education for all children and youth. The payoff? Young people who are equipped with skills for jobs, and sustained economic gains that will contribute to peace, stability, and equitable growth

Speakers

Minister of Finance, Bangladesh

State Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway

Rector, Uniminuto University, Bogota, Colombia

Executive Director of Oxfam International

Minister of Finance, Republic of Serbia

Paul and Jean Hanna Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution of Stanford University

International Journalist

Senior Director, Education, The World Bank