UK is 74th state to endorse the Safe Schools Declaration

U.K. Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, announced his government’s endorsement of the Safe Schools Declaration today, at the Commonwealth heads of government meeting in London, said the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack (GCPEA). The U.K. is the 74th country to endorse the Declaration, joining two-thirds of Council of Europe and three-quarters of European Union members in committing to protect education in armed conflict.

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CHOGM: Saraki calls for improved education and opportunities for girls, young women

As the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) convenes in London, H.E. Mrs Toyin Ojora Saraki called for greater investment in improving education and opportunities for girls and young women at a Voices Together Forum side-event on ‘The Changing Role of African Women.’  The Voices Together Forum is an Africa-focused gender event which aims to push the boundaries for women in business and leadership positions across the world.

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