UN Summit: Millennium Development Goals High Level Plenary Meeting of the General Assembly 65th Session: outcome document, New York, 17 September 2010

Sectors : Human Rights, Post-primary education, Primary and basic education, Humanitarian assistance, Gender and social development, Social protection
Organisation : UN
Date made: 
2010
Level: 
Heads Of State
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Commitments in: Governance - Human Rights

 “71. We commit ourselves to accelerating progress in achieving Millennium Development Goal 2, including through:

(a) Realizing the right of everyone to education and re-emphasizing that education shall be directed at the full development of the human personality and the sense of its dignity and shall strengthen respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms;”

 
Scope: 
International

Commitments in: Disaster risk reduction and humanitarian assistance - Humanitarian assistance

 “71. We commit ourselves to accelerating progress in achieving Millennium Development Goal 2, including through:

...(j) Strengthening efforts to ensure primary education as a fundamental element of the response to and preparedness for humanitarian emergencies, ensuring that affected countries are supported, at their request, in their efforts to restore their education systems by the international community.”

 
Scope: 
International

Commitments in: Gender - Gender and social development

 “72. We commit ourselves to accelerating progress to achieve Millennium Development Goal 3, including through:

 ...(b) Ensuring access to education and successful schooling of girls by removing barriers and expanding support for girls’ education through measures such as providing free primary education, a safe environment for schooling and financial assistance such as scholarships and cash transfer programmes, promoting supportive policies to end discrimination against women and girls in education, and tracking completion and attendance rates with a view to retaining girls in schools through secondary levels;”

 
Scope: 
International

Commitments in: Education - Primary and basic education

 “45. We reiterate our commitment to ensure by 2015 that children everywhere, boys and girls alike, will be able to complete a full course of primary education.”

Scope: 
International

 “71. We commit ourselves to accelerating progress in achieving Millennium Development Goal 2, including through:

...(b) Making further progress towards the goal of universal primary education by building on the gains made during the past decade;”

 
Scope: 
International

 “71. We commit ourselves to accelerating progress in achieving Millennium Development Goal 2, including through:

 ...(d) Addressing the root causes of the inequalities, disparities and diverse forms of exclusion and discrimination affecting children, particularly out-of-school children, including by enhancing enrolment, retention, participation and achievement of children, by developing and operationalizing an inclusive education and defining targeted, proactive strategies, policies and programmes, including cross-sectoral approaches, to promote accessibility and inclusion. In this regard, additional efforts should be undertaken to work across sectors to reduce drop-out, repetition and failure rates, especially for the poor, and to eliminate the gender gap in education;”

 
Scope: 
International

 “71. We commit ourselves to accelerating progress in achieving Millennium Development Goal 2, including through:

...(g) Continuing to implement national programmes and measures to eliminate illiteracy worldwide as part of the commitments made in the Dakar Framework for Action on Education for All, adopted in 2000 at the World Education Forum, and in the Millennium Development Goals. In this regard, we recognize the important contribution of South-South and triangular cooperation through, inter alia, innovative pedagogical methods in literacy;”

 
Scope: 
International