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Luxembourg

Luxembourg

Highlights

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Pledge for GPE 2nd replenishment 2015-2018:
EUR300,000
Share of 2nd replenishment total pledges:
0.02%
Total contributions:
US$7,228,491
Share of total contributions:
0.16%

Aid to education

Lux-Development (Lux-Dev), it’s Luxembourg’s agency for development cooperation and is responsible for administering Luxembourg’s bilateral aid.

Priority areas for development cooperation in education include:

  • Literacy
  • Vocational education (including access to employment)
  • Teacher training and professional development
  • Girls’ education

In 2015, Luxembourg’s top five recipients of aid to basic education were: Burkina Faso, Niger, Syria and Senegal.

Luxembourg’s most recent education strategy for development cooperation outlines the following objectives:

  • Achieving universal primary education
  • Eliminating disparities between girls and boys
  • Improving the quality of education in partner countries

Luxembourg and GPE

Luxembourg is part of the Donor 1 constituency on the GPE Board, together with Belgium, Netherlands, Russia, and Switzerland.

Last updated May 16, 2017