There is a US$26 billion financing gap for basic education

Published: 
Friday, 1 March, 2013

With fewer than 1,000 days left until the 2015 deadline of the Education for All goals, the global community needs to make a final push to overcome one of the biggest obstacles to education in the world’s poorest countries: insufficient finance. If governments and donors make concerted efforts to meet the promises they made in 2000, basic education for all could be achieved by 2015, according to new analysis by the Education for All Global Monitoring Report team.