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GLF Members sign Letter on Education Emergency

Aug 19, 2020

Twenty five GLF Members and three GLF Patrons signed Gordon Brown’s latest Letter to the International Community on the current education emergency facing billions of young people around the world.

The letter asks all Governments pledge to protect front line spending on education, including the prioritisation of the most  disadvantaged. The letter also asks that the international community increase the availability of financial aid for education and that the IMF issue $1.2 trillion in Special Drawing Rights with its Membership deciding which countries require the most support.

The GLF signatories are: John Bruton, Hikmet Cetin, Lynda Chalker, Helen Clark, Joe Clark, Chester Crocker, Marzuki Darusman, FW de Klerk, Chandrika Kumaratunga, Gareth Evans, Vicente Fox, Lawrence Gonzi, Enrique Iglesias, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, John Kufuor, Ricardo Lagos, Ricardo Luna, Ana Palacio, PJ Patterson, Thomas Pickering, Jose Ramos Horta, George Robertson, Javier Solana, Eduardi Stein, Cassam Uteem, Juan Gabriel Valdes, Vaira Vike Freiberga and Ernesto Zedillo.