• One Billion Voices
    Brief description (Purpose or mission of your initiative, what it wants to transform, etc.):

    The campaign is GCE’s way to come together to urgently address the global education crisis brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. The overarching policy objective of the campaign is to secure an increase in public financing of education to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all. One Billion Voices will facilitate people from the billion learners who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic to share their experiences and stories and call for urgent action to fund education.

    How promoting group is organized and criteria for considering inclusion of new entities in the group:

    GCE movement initiative, including all membership and partners

    Scope: International
    Type of initiative: Public Campaign
    Main activity area: Education
    Where is the initiative located?: Other
    Public actions description and dates for this initiative:

    A campaign ‘Call to Action’ will be developed inline with SGD4 and the Incheon Framework and in consultation with the movement. It will look to include specific policy recommendations on the following:
    Debt cancellation/alleviation – GCE stance on debt currently under discussion
    Tax justice
    Increased domestic financing for education (even within context of COVID-19)
    Transformational education including a focus on gender and inclusivity
    Donor call to action inline with GPE replenishment $5+billion recommendation

    Public action date n°1: Tue, 01/19/2021 - 00:00
    Public action date n°2: Tue, 01/19/2021 - 00:00
    Public action date n°3: Tue, 01/19/2021 - 00:00