Implementation of the International Legal Right to Primary Education in Ethiopia’s Emerging Regional State: Afar as a Case Study

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Primary education is the foundation of all level of educational system and requires a great efforts to reach all out of school children. Indeed, internationally as well as nationally the right to primary education is the priority agenda. Accordingly most of the major international human right treaties recognizes the right to primary education and impose legal obligation on the state parties. However the way of implementation is depend up on their internal political, economic and social context. Consequently the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia efforts to achieve international as well as national commitments on primary education to all. Providing special support to those children out of school for different reasons special in the emerging regions of Ethiopia. This paper has examined the implementation of International legal right to primary education in Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia in light of the four emerging regional state.



Legal Right,Emerging Regional State,human right treaties