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The Learning Generation: Investing in Education for a Changing World: Report of the Education Commission

The International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity released its path breaking report on education called “The Learning Generation: Investing in education for a changing world”,  identifying the most effective and accountable ways of mobilizing and deploying resources to help ensure that all children and young people have the opportunity to participate, learn and gain the skills they need for adulthood and work in the 21st century. This report is the culmination of a year-long analysis involving over 30 research institutions and consultations with 300 partners across 105 countries.

The International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity (The Education Commission) is a major global initiative engaging world leaders, policy makers and researchers to develop a renewed and compelling investment case and financing pathway for achieving equal educational opportunity for children and young people.

Nobel Peace Laureate and Founding President of Global March is the Commissioner at the Education Commission and has actively contributed to some of the most robust and practical solutions for the expansion of education for the most marginalized children in the world. 

Source: www.educationcommission.org

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2015 Global Monitoring Report – Education for All 2000-2015: Achievements and Challenges

The 2015 Global Monitoring Report – Education for All 2000-2015: Achievements and Challenges – provides a complete assessment of progress since 2000 towards the target date for reaching the Dakar Framework’s goals. It takes stock of whether the world achieved the EFA goals and stakeholders upheld their commitments and explains possible determinants of the pace of progress. Finally, it identifies key lessons for shaping the post-2015 global education agenda. 

Source: www.unesco.org

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Teachers and Education Unions: Ending Child Labour

A Resource Manual for Teachers & Education Unions

Education International (EI) and the International Labour Organisation-Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (ILO-IPEC) join to prepare a learning Resource Manual for teachers and their unions engaged in the struggle against child labour. The manual is designed to guide unions, teachers and other educational workers on the two interrelated goals of child labour and education for all.

Source: www.ei-ie.org

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Global Employment Trends 2014

The study offers the latest global and regional information and projections on several indicators of the labour market, including employment, unemployment, working poverty and vulnerable employment.
Source: www.ilo.org

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Education For All Global Monitoring Report: Teaching and learning: Achieving quality for all: 2013/14

This report tracks the progress towards the six EFA goals along with underlining the importance of education for achieving development goals post 2015. The report particularly focuses on the global learning crisis and the mechanisms to tackle the same by implementing strong policies for teachers.
Source: 
www.unesco.org

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Education for All Global Monitoring Report: Policy Paper 12

This policy paper shows that if governments in 67 low and middle income countries modestly increased their tax-raising efforts and devoted a fifth of their budget to education, they could raise an additional US $153 billion for education spending in 2015, increasing the average share of GDP spent on education from 3% to 6% by 2015.

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Education For All Global Monitoring Report: Youth and skills: Putting education to work: 2012

This report focuses on young people and youth skills and examines how skill development programmes can be improved to boost young people’s opportunities for decent jobs and better lives. 
Source: 
www.unesco.org

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Marking Progress Against Child Labour- Global Estimates and Trends: 2000-2012

This report follows the Global Report series on child labour under the follow up to the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work. Its focus is on the presentation of the new fourth round of child labour estimates for 2012 and to identify the trends from 2000 to 2012.
Source: 
www.ilo.org

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World Report on Child Labour: Economic vulnerability, social protection and the fight against child labour

This report highlights the relevance of social security as a part of a broader strategy for eliminating child labour and to help advance understanding of the specific ways in which social security systems can help support efforts against child labour.
Source: www.ilo.org

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Accelerating action against child labour: Global Report under the follow-up to the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work

This report expresses concern about the global economic crisis and the resulting slowdown that it may cause towards the goal of eliminating the worst forms of child labour by 2016.
Source: www.ilo.org

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Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000: Trafficking in Persons Report 2007

The seventh annual Trafficking in Persons (TIP) report intends to raise global awareness, to highlight efforts of the international community, and to encourage foreign governments to take effective actions to counter all forms of trafficking in persons.
Source: 
www.state.gov

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A New Global Partnership: Eradicate Poverty and Transform Economies through Sustainable Development

The Report of the High-Level Panel of Eminent Persons on the Post-2015 Development Agenda

This report highlights the five transformational shifts – leave no one behind, put sustainable development at the core, transform economies for jobs and inclusive growth, build peace and effective accountable institutions for all, and forge a new Global Partnership as the basis for a single, universal post-2015 agenda. It provides 12 illustrative goals with 54 targets, the achievement of which it states would dramatically improve the condition of people and the planet by 2030.
Source: 
www.un.org 

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Shared Harvests: Agriculture, Trade, and Employment (ILO-UNCTAD)

The research findings in this book emphasize the need to make agriculture (or re-establish it as) a high policy priority, particularly in the domains of development, trade, and employment.
Source: 
www.ilo.org