Global education agenda taken forward at the United Nations

25 تەمموز 2017

Dear Abdulwahid Muhammad,

Nelson Mandela is remembered worldwide on July 18. Mandela once said: “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Let us remember this truly inspiring leader, and work together to give education the place it requires!

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Kind regards,

Fred van Leeuwen, General Secretary

 

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