Joseph Nhan-O’Reilly is the head of education policy and advocacy at Save the Children. He was elected to the newly constituted Global Partnership for Education Board in 2010 and again in 2012. From 2014 to 2017, Joseph was the inaugural chair of the board’s Strategy and Policy Committee. He was a member of the group that designed Education Cannot Wait and serves on its Executive Committee and is the Chair of the Global Book Alliance. These are his personal views and not the official position of any of the above agencies.
Save the Children's Joseph Nhan-O'Reilly explores recent developments in education financing and makes the case for a Global Education Funding Forum to advance efforts toward achieving SDG 4 — inclusive and equitable quality education for all by 2030.
Half of the world’s refugee children — 3.7 million — are not in school. It’s time to agree on a plan backed by the necessary funding to give these children an education, writes Joseph Nhan-O'Reilly, Save the Children's education policy and advocacy chief.