By RESULTS and UPLIFT
RESULTS and Uplift are pleased to announce the launch of the Global State of Ultra-Poverty (GSUP) (www.ultra-poverty.org) as a public good to help accelerate the end of ultra-poverty, and thereby meet the Global Goal of ending poverty in all its forms, everywhere by 2030. The GSUP offers a dynamic interactive web platform that provides world-class data, expert analysis and insight, and multi-sector calls to action to highlight the actions needed to eradicate ultra-poverty around the world. Click to learn more.Read More.
By Milagros Lechleiter, Global Education Associate
On February 2, 2018, global leaders will convene in Dakar, Senegal for the 3rd Global Partnership for Education financing conference and raise together US3.1 bn. At the 2nd GPE financing conference in 2014, developing countries were the main funders of education with total contributions adding up to US$26 billion – ten times more than donors contributions. For the upcoming 2018 GPE financing conference, civil society is calling developing country governments to sustain and increase this commitment, and then call on donor countries to build on their efforts.Read More.
By Meredith Dodson, Director of U.S. Poverty Campaigns
It's finally here. After weeks of speculation and delay, the House released its new tax proposal. Sadly, the real thing is little improvement over the iterations that came before it.Read More.
By Seoyoung Hwang, Global Education Intern
The 2017/8 Global Education Monitoring Report highlights why accountability matters for achieving SDG4 and how different actors use accountability tools and mechanisms and are held accountable.Read More.