UN Global Education First Initiative

Event/initiative: 
Date of commitment: 
September 2012
Millennium Development Goal: 

Commitment

Education First is an initiative launched by the UN Secretary-General to make education a top global priority and boost progress towards the Millennium Development Goal on education.

Target

The initiative's three priorities are to:

  1. Put every child in school
  2. Improve the quality of education
  3. Foster global citizenship

Progress

$1.5 billion was committed so far. See individual commitments here

Gap

No numerical targets were set, thus it is difficult to measure a gap.

Additionality

Learn more about the initiative here