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Gordon Brown

Gordon Brown, former prime minister and chancellor of the exchequer of the UK, is UN special envoy for global education and chair of the International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity. He chairs the advisory board of the Catalyst Foundation.

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The war on education

THE kidnapping of more than 200 schoolgirls in northern Nigeria by the terrorist group Boko Haram is beyond outrageous. Sadly, it is just the latest battle in a savage war being waged against the fundamental right of all children to an education.

May 15, 2014