Ecuador received 15 recommendations regarding the right to education in the 3rd cycle. The responses were positive, Ecuador supported all State recommendations. Specific sub-topics included education coverage for girls living in rural areas – in particular indigenous and Afro-Ecuadorian girls (recommendation by Chile), improving the quality of education for those living below the poverty line (recommendation by Haiti), ensuring the full participation of all citizens, in particular vulnerable groups, in the education system (recommendation by Angola). Ecuador has indeed maintained its efforts in implementing such recommendations but there are still challenges that need tackling41st_Session_UN-UPR_FactSheet_Ecuador
Cover image by Yamil Salinas Martínez.