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G7/8 Summit Compliance Data Sets by Issue, 1985-2013:
Education

G8 Research Group, April 17, 2015

  Commitment Commitment Text Canada France Germany Italy Japan Russia United Kingdom United States European Union Total
  Average (N=10) +0.60 +0.80 +0.20 0 +0.40 0 +0.90 +0.30 +0.33 +0.41
1 1997-xx - education "Measures that expand the availability of high quality education and training and increase the responsiveness of labor markets to economic conditions will aid the ability of our people to adjust to all types of structural changes". +1 0 0 0 +1 -1 +1 +1   +0.38
2 2001-29 "We reaffirm our commitment to help countries meet the Dakar Framework for Action goal of universal primary education by 2015." +1 +1 0 0 +1   +1 0   +0.57
3 2001-30 "We will help foster assessment systems to measure progress, identify best practices and ensure accountability for results." +1 +1 0 0 +1   +1 0   +0.57
4 2002-93 "Supporting the development and implementation by African countries of national educational plans that reflect the Dakar goals on Education for All, and encouraging support for those plans particularly universal primary education by the international community as an integral part of the national development strategies;" +1 +1 0   +1 -1 +1 +1   +0.57
5 2005-66 "As part of this effort, we will work to support the Education for All agenda in Africa, including continuing our support for the Fast Track Initiative (FTI) and our efforts to help FTI-endorsed countries to develop sustainable capacity and identify the resources necessary to pursue their sustainable strategies." 0 +1 +1 0 0 0 +1 0 0 +0.33
6 2006-188 "We will promote international academic mobility at all levels, significantly increasing the mobility of students, teachers and researchers." 0 +1 +1 0 0 +1 0 0 +1 +0.44
7 2006-205 "We regret that interim targets related to eliminating gender disparities in primary and secondary education have not been achieved. Greater concerted action by all will be needed to fulfill these key goals by 2015. We reaffirm our commitments in this regard." +1 +1 0 -1 0 0 +1 0 0 +0.22
8 2007-202 "The G8 will continue to work with partners and other donors to meet shortfalls in all FTI endorsed countries, estimated by the FTI Secretariat at around US$ 500 million for 2007." 0 +1 0 0 0 0 +1 +1 +1 +0.44
9 2008-142 "We, along with other donors, will continue efforts to mobilize bilateral and multilateral resources to meet the shortfalls of FTI- endorsed countries estimated by the FTI Secretariat at around US$1billion for 2008, while supporting the improvement of its effectiveness through an external evaluation. There should be a strong emphasis placed on the quality of education and program effectiveness." 0 0 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 +0.11
10 2009-157 "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." +1 +1 0 +1 0 +1 +1 0 0 +0.56
 
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