UAE pledges US$100 million to support women and girls’ education worldwide
The UAE pledge US$100 million to the Global Partnership for Education (GDP). This will support the strategic plan for educational programmes in developing countries over the next five years.
GDP was established in 2003 and works in partnership with donors, governments in developing countries, international organisations, the private sector, teacher associations and civil society institutions.
The announcement was made today during the GPE Replenishment Summit in London, organised by the United Kingdom and Kenya and the GPE, which was attended by Reem Al Hashimy, UAE Minister of State for International Co-operation.
UAE Minister affirmed the UAE’s keenness and sustained efforts to provide quality education to children around the world.
She said the UAE will continue to work with its regional and international partners, such as the GPE, to develop the skills women, girls, and youth need for long-term success, particularly in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.