GOOBJOOG NEWS|MOGADISHU: Prime Minister Mohamed Roble is today heading to the UK for the Global Education Summit which seeks to mobilise funds to boost education globally among low-income countries.
Roble will be joining other global leaders who will be attending the summit either in person on virtually. The summit which opens on July 28 is being co-hosted by UK prime minister Boris Johnson and Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta.
The Summit seeks to mobilise donor pledges to raise $5 billion, supporting the Global Partnership on Education between now and 2025. GPE describes itself as ‘the largest global fund solely dedicated to transforming education in lower-income countries, and a unique, multi-stakeholder partnership.
A central feature of the summit will be the ambitious pledges from donors to help GPE reach its target of at least $5 billion over 5 years, along with commitments from GPE partner countries on domestic financing for education, a statement from the GPE website reads in pat.
This is critical financing to help countries transform education systems for more than 1 billion girls and boys in up to 90 countries and territories around the world.