Australia Grants AU$30 million to UNICEF to Strengthen Access to Education for Vulnerable Children in Lebanon Over the Next Three Years

The Government of Australia announced a $30 million (AUD) contribution to UNICEF over the next three years to increase access to quality education in public schools and strengthen the Lebanese education system through its support to Lebanon’s ‘Reaching All Children with Education’ (RACE II) strategy.

The announcement was made during the Australian Governor-General, Sir Peter Cosgrove, and Lady Cosgrove’s visit to a Lebanese public school as part of a regional tour of the Middle East. The visit was hosted by His Excellency the Minister of Education and Higher Education, Mr. Marwan Hamade, UNICEF Representative Tanya Chapuisat and members of the press. Read more.