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CRC concluding observations 2016, paragraph 18

UN recommendation

Plain English recommendation

Government should:

Ensure its international development cooperation is aimed at strengthening the right to free compulsory primary education for all. Do not fund or support for-profit private schools.

Original UN recommendation

The Committee recommends that the State party ensure that its international development cooperation supports the recipient States in guaranteeing the right to free compulsory primary education for all, by prioritizing free and quality primary education in public schools, refraining from funding for-profit private schools and facilitating registration and regulation of private schools.

Date of UN examination


UN article number

4 (protection of rights), 28 (right to an education)

Last updated on 08/10/2019