Education is a critical step on the path toward new opportunities for people and nations. But in a world where children are not getting the skills they need to live productive lives – 250 million children cannot read or write – something needs to change to fulfill this historic promise. Watch live today at 3:30 p.m. ET/19:30 GMT. Follow #EducationFirst.Read More »




The global poverty rate is projected to fall to 9.6% in 2015. New estimates released in the Global Monitoring Report show 702 million people living below $1.90 per day, the majority of them in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.
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