Educating girls key to sustainable economic development – Part II

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A pledging conference to support global education has recently raised a record $ 28.5 billion from both donor and developing countries.

The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) held its second Replenishment Pledging Conference in Brussels, the capital of Belgium on 25 and 26 June.

The additional funds will help increase education resources for tens of millions of children from 60 developing countries.

Ms Julia Gillard, Board Chair of the GPE and former Prime Minister of Australia spoke to UNICEF's Mia Lobel about why the GPE model is so successful.

Duration: 2’54″

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