Education Reform: Agreement for the Reform and Civil Concord

Article 17: Right to Education.

a) The two Parties subscribe to the wish, as it is affirmed in Chapter V of the Peace Accord of December 1994, of reinforced support to schools for children from the zones affected by the armed conflict.

b) They recognize the necessity to continue these efforts in relation to educational matters directed towards the war-affected zones, by reopening the schools having been closed.

Implementation History

2001

No Implementation

According to the UNESCO report, school participation rates in Djibouti was very low with 15% boys and 8% girls. There was low community participation in terms of involvement of families in the functioning of schools in the rural communities. Only few nomadic people had basic literacy trainings.1

2002

No Implementation

No developments observed this year.

2003

No Implementation

Djibouti signed bilateral agreement on education with Japan and France separately.2 It was not clear whether projects outlined in these agreements were aimed to improve schools in war affected regions.

  • 2. "Djibouti, Japan sign basic education project agreement," BBC Summary of World Broadcasts, August 30, 2003; "Djibouti and France sign agreement on education," BBC Summary of World Broadcasts, July 25, 2003.
2004

No Implementation

No progress was reported in terms of improving schools conditions in war affected regions. 

2005

No Implementation

No further developments observed.

2006

No Implementation

No further developments observed.

2007

No Implementation

No further developments observed.

2008

No Implementation

No further developments observed.

2009

No Implementation

No further developments observed.

2010

No Implementation

No further developments observed.