Project ID 469GLO1003

The UNESCO King Sejong Literacy Prize was created in 1989 through the generosity of the Government of the Republic of Korea. The Prize rewards the activities of governments or governmental agencies and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) displaying merit and achieving particularly effective results in contributing to the fight for literacy. It gives special consideration to mother language-based literacy development. Each of the three UNESCO King Sejong prizewinners receives a medal, a diploma and US$20.000.

  • On-going
  • Multi-donor

USD 1,845,336

Total Project Budget

USD 1,656,314

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2007.04.30
End Date 2026.12.31
Benchmark as of 2023.06.30

Geographical Scope and Beneficiaries

Country Allocation


Financial plan

Type of Funding Uses of Funding Sources of Funding Project Budget (USD) Incurred Expenditures (USD)
Voluntary Contribution - Flexible Funding Education Multi-donor 1,845,336 1,656,314

Project contributes to

Contribution to UNESCO Results Framework 2022-2025
Sector: Education
Outcome 1 - Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all Output: 1.ED4 - Learners are equipped with relevant skills to meet individual, labour market and societal demands through literacy, TVET, STEM and higher education
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 100%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 20%
  • Youth | 20%