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Open meeting with Gordon Brown on global education

Former United Kingdom Prime Minister, UN Special Envoy for Global Education, Mr Gordon Brown met with Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende this week in Oslo.

 

Gordon Brown
Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende and UN Special Envoy for Global Education, Mr Gordon Brown met in Oslo on 24 April 2014. Photo: Ragna Fjeld/MFA

Mr Brown and Mr Brende were taking part in an open meeting on global education. Mr Brown said that Norway has played an important role in international health and should take a similar role in education. On the donor side there is a lack of leadership. This is critical in order to mobilize support to education, he pointed out.

Foreign Minister Brende ensured Mr Brown that Norway will continue to take responsibility in this important field. Education in the developing world is a priority for the Norwegian Government, and a white paper on global education is currently being prepared that will be a platform for a scaling up of Norwegian support. 

Deputy CEO of Save the Children Norway, Mr. Yngve Seierstad Stokke, and delegate to the 2013 UN youth takeover Ms Alexandra Kensland Letelier also took part in the open meeting and debate.  

 

 

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