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February 08, 2021
In this series, GPE asks changemakers five questions on the power of education. GPE's financing campaign seeks to raise at least $5 billion over five years to transform education for up to 1 billion children...
January 29, 2021
Finland rejoined the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) today with a €25 million pledge - the first towards GPE’s "Raise Your Hand” replenishment campaign. The campaign seeks to raise at least US $5...
December 16, 2020
Despite the challenges we faced throughout the year, 2020 has been a particularly rich and pivotal year for GPE. From the COVID-19 emergency response to a new brand, a new strategy and the launch of our...
Aid to education
The Department for Development Policy in the Ministry for 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
- the rights of children and youth
- education from early childhood development through higher education
- capacity building of educational institutions
- promoting children’s right to childhood and education
- combating child labor
In 2017, the top recipients of basic education ODA disbursement were: Mozambique, West Bank and Gaza Strip, Uganda, Afghanistan, Myanmar.
Last updated February 28, 2023