Amid global 'learning crisis', Parliaments can ensure adequate resources for education, says UN Assembly President
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New York, Feb. 18 -- Education is the "great equalizer" and Parliaments have a major role to play in scaling up action to ensure that adequate financial resources are allocated to education, girls' education and technical and vocational training throughout in national budgetary processes, the President of the UN General Assembly said on Monday.
In his address to the annual Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) hearing at UN Headquarters in New York, Tijjani Muhammad-Bande said that education is a key priority of the Assembly's 74th session, he was am encouraged that the IPU has taken this opportunity to highlight the importance of implementing Sustainable Development Goal 4 on quality education.Opening the hearing, Muhammad-Bande underscored t...
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