Act now: reduce the impact of COVID-19 on the cost of achieving SDG 4 (UNESCO GEM, September 2020)

Submitted by geraldine on Fri, 09/04/2020 - 15:50

There is a US$148 billion annual financing gap in low- and lower-middle-income countries to achieve SDG 4 from now until 2030. Additional costs due to COVID-19 related school closures risk increasing this financing gap by up to one-third, or US$30 to US$45 billion. But investing now in remedial and re-enrolment programmes could reduce this additional cost by as much as 75%.

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