6 Achieve universal primary education

Where are we?

The best outcomes are in the areas of school enrolment and gender equality in schools because of the region’s tradition of mandatory school attendance and equal access (MDG 2). However, the quality of education and high dropout rates of students from disadvantaged minority backgrounds remain unsatisfactory.

(See statistics on education, enrolment and literacy in the region)

Source: Building more inclusive, sustainable and prosperous societies in Europe and Central Asia (2013)