The G20 Leaders' Declaration in Hamburg, Germany on July 8th included a commitment to step up and improve education financing. Now, all that is needed is commitment, innovative thinking, and leadership to deliver. A first step for Canada is to commit $260 million to the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) replenishment (2018-2020) scheduled for the beginning of 2018.
Summer is a good time to meet up with your MP to celebrate the G20 promise and to chat about how Canada will help deliver this promise.
To read more about this historic recognition of education at the G20, read Julia Gillard’s statement here.