Quality education is one of the most leveraged investments for catalyzing development, promoting global health and reducing poverty, and universal education is one of the U.N. Millennium Development Goals. Despite significant progress since the goals were created, 132 million children and youth are still out of school today. Experts with the Center for Universal Education, joined by other experts across Brookings, examine the global education architecture, the role of foreign assistance and educational strategies.
Reuters/Hosam Katan - Children gesture while posing for a picture at the Bab Al-Salam refugee camp in Azaz, near the Syrian-Turkish border November 19, 2014.
Reflections on Universal Children’s Day: How the U.S. is Paving the Way by Thinking Outside the Box
November 20, 2014, Emily Gustafsson-Wright
On the 60th anniversary of Universal Children’s Day, a day dedicated to the promotion of child well-being, Emily Gustafsson-Wright reflects on the state of children around the world and what is being done to improve their lives.
Latin America and the Caribbean
November 17, 2014, Kate Anderson, Abbie Raikes and Tamar Manuelyan Atinc
November 14, 2014, Gabriel Zinny
November 2014, Chuing Prudence Chou
November 2014, Tamar Manuelyan Atinc, Vidya Putcha and Jacques van der Gaag
November 3, 2014, Jenny Perlman Robinson
October 2014, Maysa Jalbout
October 27, 2014
October 14, 2014, Jenny Perlman Robinson
October 10, 2014, Rebecca Winthrop and Eileen McGivney
October 9, 2014, Jeni Gamble and Rebecca Winthrop
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Director, Center for Universal Education
Senior Fellow, Global Economy and Development
Justin W. van Fleet
Nonresident Fellow, Global Economy and Development, Center for Universal Education
Fellow, Global Economy and Development, Center for Universal Education
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