Development cooperation ,08.06.2021

Support to the education sector in Somalia


Finland supports the education sector in Somalia through Education and Learning programme component of the UNICEF's Country Programme for Somalia (2021-2025).The Outcome of the Education Programme is to ensure that more children, especially girls from the most disadvantaged communities and those affected by crises and conflict, access quality pre-primary and basic education with improved learning outcomes. The Education Programme is in line with the first Impact Area of Finland’s Country Programme for Somalia 2021-2024: Improved confidence in the state and increased social cohesion for a renewed social contract through state-building, reconciliation and service delivery in health- and education sectors. Finland supports UNICEF's Education Programme in Somalia with 7,65 million Euros during the years 2021-2024.

Funding decision  08.06.2021

7 650 000 €

Objectives monitored by OECD's Development Assistance Committee

  • Participatory development/Good governance
  • Gender equality

Field of activity

  • Education policy and administrative management 30%
  • Primary education 50%
  • Teacher training 20%

Special target group

  • girls
  • children
  • youth
  • people with disability

Funding channel

YK:n lastenrahasto



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