WASHINGTON, D.C. – Launched in February 2013, the Learning Lab is the result of USAID’s adoption of a collaborating, learning, adapting (CLA) approach to global development.
Part library and part forum, the Learning Lab invites professionals to join an online learning community that provides a wide variety of resources and discusses ways to facilitate global development. It is free to register and open to anyone interested in joining. An online account grants access to hundreds of studies, articles, and knowledgeable professionals.
CONAKRY, Guinea — A recent report from CBC News claims that the Canadian government has committed $1.3 million dollars to help contain the spread of the Ebola virus in Guinea. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) the virus was first reported in Guinea in March. Since then, roughly 200 infections have been reported, nearly 140 of which have resulted in death.
This week in an interview with PBS reporter Judy Woodruff, UN Special Envoy for Global Education Gordon Brown stated that $6 billion is what it would take to put 57 million children in primary school. This is the goal established by the Global Education First Initiative (GEFI), launched in 2012 by the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. It is part of a larger goal to achieve universal primary education by December 2015, one of the Millennium Development Goals set by the UN in 2010.
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This was a strange statement to make to summarize a publishing panel, especially after stating that we, a group of ambitious undergraduate writers, had embarked on an impossible and illogical venture. But he continued: You are the ones who are going to do it. Because you are here, you will do it. The here in question was the Southern Literary Festival in Oxford, Mississippi.…
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