What is a pathfinder country?

Pathfinder countries go further and faster to achieve Target 8.7. They accelerate efforts, try new approaches and collaborate with others. All UN member states have committed to do more, so pathfinder status is open to any country, regardless of development level. Pathfinder countries commit to:

The Alliance 8.7 Global Coordinating Group, which acts as the Alliance’s steering committee, reviews and decides on pathfinder countries’ requests on a periodical basis.