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Finland

Highlights

The Ministry of education and human development in Mozambique signed an agreement with education sector partners to improve the quality of primary education.
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Pledge for GPE 2nd replenishment 2015-2018:
EUR4,841,388
Share of 2nd replenishment total pledges:
0.29%
Total contributions:
US$7,548,768
Share of total contributions:
0.17%

Aid to education

The Department for Development Policy (in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs) handles Finland’s international development policy, development cooperation policy, and development and humanitarian financing.

The priority areas for development cooperation in education include: global education; rights of children and youth; education from early childhood development all the way up to higher education; employment; capacity building of educational institutions; promoting children’s right to childhood and education and combating child labor,

In 2015, the top five recipients of Finnish ODA for basic education were: Mozambique, West Bank & Gaza Strip, Turkey, Myanmar and Uganda.

Finland and GPE

Finland is part of the Donor 4 constituency on the GPE Board, together with Ireland and Norway.

Last updated May 16, 2017