EU committed towards education in developing countries through consequent new funding
On 26 June, the European Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs announcedsignificant new funding of €375 million for the Global Partnership for Education to support education in developing countries. This new funding reflects the European Union’s commitment for education in the context of the Agenda for Change. The Commissioner engaged himself to allocate at least 20 percent of EU development aid budget to human development and social inclusion, especially through education programmes. Read the press release for more details.