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Decreased Funding for International Education is “Deplorable” Says Gordon Brown

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S Stephanie Zawalski/Europa Newswire March 18, 2015 UNITED NATIONS — During a press conference given by Gordon Brown, the United Nations Special Envoy for Education and the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, expressed his deep dissatisfaction with the apathetic response of the international community toward funding the education of children in areas of heavy conflict. According to Brown education is currently down to 1% of all humanitarian aid. The focus of the press conference was on the $163 million gap necessary to expand a double shift school system implemented in Lebanon that would get an additional five hundred [Read More]

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