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Shakira meets African Children to Discuss Education Legacy of the World Cup
8 July 2010
Today 1GOAL Ambassador and education activist Shakira met with three girls from different African countries to discuss the state of education in the continent and their own experiences of schooling. The meeting with the girls came as 1GOAL released its Annual “School Report” which showed that many donor countries including Japan, Italy and America are not paying their fair share for education and as the UN confirmed that in 2010, African countries may be facing education cuts of...
African Football legends call on football fans to support 1GOAL
3 July 2010
African 1GOAL Ambassadors, Quinton Fortune of South Africa and Anthony Baffoe of Ghana, today called on leaders attending the Education Summit on 11 July to leave a positive legacy for Africa with further funding for education and urged people to sign up to join 1GOAL.  They were joined by Stephen Odai, the up and coming teenage Ghana keeper who is a 1GOAL Ambassador and is visiting South Africa to support the campaign. Former Manchester United and South Africa player Quinton...
G20 Must Not Sideline Education in Seoul agenda
28 June 2010
G20 Must Not Sideline Education in Seoul agenda At the close of the Toronto G20, the Global Campaign for Education (GCE) expressed deep disappointment that leaders did not move forward on a financial transaction tax, to fill the void left by the G8’s lack of commitments in Muskoka. GCE called on the South Korean government to prioritise education at the Seoul summit in November. "Education must be at the cornerstone of efforts to beat poverty" said Lucia Fry, Head of...
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1GOAL: Education for All
1GOAL is a campaign seizing the power of football to get all children into school and learning. Run by the Global Campaign for Education (GCE), 1GOAL mobilised millions to help ensure Education For All is a lasting legacy of the FIFA World Cup. We continue to call on world leaders to make education a reality for 69 million children by 2015.