United Nations Girls' Education Initiative (UNGEI)

Initiative des Nations Unies pour l'éducation des filles

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2000-04 Dakar Senegal


Established at the World Education Forum, by the A-XA3375 - United Nations (UN), as a partnership of institutions with the aim of bringing more girls to school. In 2010, UNGEI partners reaffirmed their commitment through the Dakar Declaration on Accelerating Girls' Education and Gender Equality.


In accordance with the Millennium Development Goals (MDG 2 and MDG 3): work to narrow the gender gap in primary and secondary education by empowering all girls and boys through quality education to realize their full potential and contribute to transforming societies; ensure that, by 2015, all children complete primary schooling, with girls and boys having equal access to free, quality education.


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Global Advisory Committee, composed of all partners, chaired by 2 partners on a rotational basis; Steering Committee. F-XF3380 - UNICEF serves as lead agency and secretariat. Regional Focal Points (RFPs) in: East Asia and the Pacific; Eastern and Southern Africa; the Middle East and North Africa; South Asia; West and Central Africa.


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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 5: Gender Equality



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