December 2017 – The Global Partnership for Education Secretariat approved the following grant:
US$250,000 for the Kyrgyz Republic to prepare a new education program
Description: The program development grant will support the preparation of a new education sector program implementation grant proposal.
The program development grant will support Kyrgyz’s efforts to harmonize technical and financial resources for strategic programming based on priorities identified in the revised Education Development Strategy 2020. This program is implemented through collaboration between the World Bank, a key partner of the Global Partnership for Education, as grant agent and the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic.
UNICEF has been nominated by the local education group to serve as coordinating agency in Kyrgyz Republic.