Sanaya Bharucha, 28 years old, from Pune, India; works as Senior Manager – Training and Support with Teach for India, was selected as part of the United Nations Youth Panel for Financing Global Education.
Sanaya attended the launch of the Report by the International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity at the United Nations in New York, on September 18, 2016. She was the Youth Representative and was on the Panel, alongside famous personalities like Ban ki Moon, Secretary General UNO, Gordon Brown, (ex Prime Minister UK), and many other heads of states and distinguished dignitaries. She was responsible for introducing the video contest organized by the commission and announcing the youth winners.
The entire proceedings of the UN session can be seen here: http://webtv.un.org/watch/launch-on-the-report-by-the-international-commission-on-financing-global-education-opportunity/5130974202001
Watch from 01.17.00 to 01.21.00 for the voice of the youth!
Launch on the Report by the International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity
The International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity was coconvened by the Prime Minister of Norway, Presidents of Malawi, Chile and Indonesia, and the Director-General of UNESCO at the Oslo Summit on Education for Development in July 2015. The Commission was tasked with developing a renewed investment case and financing pathway for accelerated progress in education consistent with the SDG Framework. The Secretary-General agreed to receive the report at the September 2016 UN General Assembly and act on the report’s recommendations. The Commission has 25 high-level Commissioners and is Chaired by the UN Special Envoy for Global Education. This event will be the formal presentation of the Commission report to the Co-Conveners and Secretary-General, serving as the culmination of a year of engaging a network of 30 research institutions and over 300 partners in more than 100 countries.