Key Tweets from Global Development Panel at World Economic Forum

Yesterday’s Global Development Outlook panel at the World Economic Forum included William H. Gates III, David Cameron, Ban Ki-moon, Paul Polman, Helene D. Gayle, H.M. Queen Rania Al Abdullah of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, and Rwanda President Paul Kagame. You can watch the full panel on the World Economic Forum web site. We tweeted throughout the panel and also kept up with…

Education Lacks Substantial Private Sector Contributions Says UNESCO

According to UNESCO, education lags behind other global development sectors in private sector contributions at only 5%  and experts expect the education funding to stagnant until 2015. This lack of funding will irreparably harm the Education for All Goals that should be met by 2015, says UNESCO. In a recently released policy paper UNESCO argues that…

What We’re Looking for from the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting

The annual World Economic Forum annual meeting takes place in Davos, Switzerland and kicks off on January 23 and continues through the 27th.  The theme of the annual meeting is “resilient dynamism” signalling that in this interconnected world there is much to do, but there are strong minds and steadfast organizations and businesses willing to…