Target

Sustainable Development Target 04.b by 2020 expand by x% globally the number of scholarships for developing countries in particular LDCs, SIDS and African countries to enrol in higher education, including vocational training, ICT, technical, engineering and scientific programmes in developed countries and other developing countries

How to achieve? Where is action needed?

For open data regarding this target see #SDG4 - Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote life-long learning opportunities for all.


Several articles of the Addis Ababa Action Agenda or the New Urban Agenda describe possible initiatives. If these articles are not listed here, then look them up via Search the Actor Atlas using one or more of these terms engineering-programmes higher-education ict scientific-programmes technical-programmes vocational-training.

The scholarships are to be provided as part of the functions of government:

to be enjoyed by students taking up higher education at universities in the economic activity 8530 - Higher education.


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Spanish: #sdt04b - aumentar considerablemente a nivel mundial el número de becas disponibles para los países en desarrollo
French: #sdt04b - Augmenter nettement à l’échelle mondiale le nombre de bourses d’études offertes à des étudiants des pays en dévelop...

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