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Global Campaign for Education

The Global Campaign for Education is an international, nongovernmental coalition of organizations that advocates for the education of children and adults in developing countries, motivated by its core principle that education is a basic human right.

The Global Campaign grew out of the World Conference on Education in Jontien in 1990, an event organized by the United Nations Children's Fund; the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization; the World Bank; and the United Nations Development Programme to get countries from the global North (or the developed, Western countries) to collaborate with the countries from the global South in creating a program of action to solve the crisis of education within the developing world.

The international nongovernmental organization (NGO) response to this World Conference of Education was ...

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