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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