75 million school-aged children and youth are in desperate need of educational support, either in danger of, or already missing out on their education. Communities highlight the importance of education during times of crises, yet education appeals receive less than 2% of humanitarian funding. The right to education is most at risk during emergencies but it is also the exact time when it is needed the most.Learn more about the situation
Education Cannot Wait is a new global fund to transform the delivery of education in emergencies - one that joins up governments, humanitarian actors and development efforts to deliver a more collaborative and rapid response to the educational needs of children and youth affected by crises. The fund aims to reach all crisis-affected children and youth with safe, free and quality education by 2030.
22 September 2018, New York – Filling the massive US$8.5 billion gap in funding for education in crisis will require innovative solutions and a transformational shift in ...
20 September 2018, New York – The Education Cannot Wait fund (ECW) is allocating a total ...
The $8.5 Billion Challenge – Innovating Solutions to Mobilize Finance for Education in Crisis
Time: 22 September 2018, 11:20-12:00
Place: Manhattan Center, 311 West 34th Street, New York, NY 10001
Registration: Journalists please register 21 September at 12:30 ...