G8 L'Aquila Responsible Leadership for a Sustainable Future: Statement

Sectors : Institutional development, Transparency and accountability, Aid volume, Education capacity
Organisation : G8
Date made: 
Heads Of State
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Commitments in: Governance - Transparency and accountability


a) ...we support further initiatives to narrow the digital gap to underpin institution-building, the modernization of public services and the strengthening of legislative and democratic processes.”


Commitments in: Education - Education capacity

 “127. We remain committed to the goals of Education for All (EFA) and we welcome the progress made so far, but we recognize that decisive action is still needed...

128. We reiterate our support to the Education for All - Fast Track Initiative (EFA-FTI) as a good practice for aid effectiveness. We will continue to facilitate the implementation, within 2009, of the EFA/FTI’s reform process with specific attention on the most effective governance structures and financing mechanisms...We, along with other donors, are committed to a unified approach, mobilizing predictable bilateral and multilateral resources in order to fulfil the financial shortfall estimated by the FTI at $1.2 billion over the coming 18 months, and to close gaps in education data, policy and capacity to accelerate action on EFA...”