Rihanna continues to be an advocate for education around the world.
The ANTI singer reunited with French president Emmanuel Macron on Friday at the Global Partnership for Education — for which she is an ambassador — summit in Senegal, where Rihanna spoke on behalf of providing education for some of the world’s poorest children.
“I would like to thank President Macron for having me … I would like to especially thank everyone who’s pledged and donated today,” the 29-year-old artist began her speech. “We’ve made tremendous progress today, but of course, our work is never done.”
“This is a fight that we are never going to stop fighting until every boy and every girl has access to education,” she added.
Listen to her remarks at the summit below.
Rihanna also took to Twitter to implore world leaders to invest in public education.
President Macron also tweeted to reaffirm his commitment to Rihanna’s cause, saying, “When I commit, I deliver. @Rihanna, France will always side with those fighting for a better education. #FundEducation.”
The politician and musician met in Paris, France, in July 2017, where they appeared friendly on Rihanna’s social media while discussing global education, agreeing to work to increase access around the world.