Financing Education: Opportunities for Global Action

This report reviews the financing efforts for the education sector in developing countries during the past decade and assesses what will be required in the coming years to reach the basic education goals by 2030. We draw on a variety of data sources as well as five country case studies—for Afghanistan, Lebanon, Malawi, Nigeria and Pakistan. The report has been prepared with an eye to inform the Oslo Summit on Education for Development and other international meetings this year that provide a unique opportunity for political leaders and heads of donor agencies to get efforts to fulfill the promises of the United Nations’ new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) off to a motivated start.

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Education Financing