The CapEFA Programme adds value to UNESCO Member States' own efforts to upgrade their planning processes and enhance delivery capacities at sector-wide level and within priority education sub-sectors. It does this by drawing on both the Organization's five functions and the capacity development and thematic expertise accumulated across its Specialized Institutes.
The country and regional priorities of UNESCO’s CapEFA programme are identified by Member States themselves and harmonized within the goals adopted by the UN and UNESCO including:
- The Education for All goals adopted in the Dakar Framework for Action 2000-2015
- The EFA-Fast Track Initiative