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Education For All

Author: Gene B. Sperling, Senior Fellow for Economic Policy and Director of the Center for Universal Education
October 26, 2004
Harvard University

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Carol Bellamy, executive director, UNICEF
Elaine Wolfensohn, executive director, Albania, World Bank
Vivien Stewart, vice president, education, Asia Society
Gene Sperling, director, Center on Universal Education
Fernando Reimers, moderator

Fernando Reimers, associate professor of education at HGSE moderate this conversation on universal primary education. Panelists discuss why children across the world - particularly girls, children from poor societies, children who work, and children in conflict - do not have access to a basic education, why they should, and what's being done about it. Dean Ellen Condliffe Lagemann will introduce the distinguished speakers which include: Carol Bellamy, Executive Director of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF); Gene Sperling, Director of the Center on Universal Education, Council on Foreign Relations; Vivien Stewart, Vice President for Education, Asia Society; and Elaine Wolfensohn, World Bank.

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