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WEBINAR: ‘WHAT IS THE FIRST RESPONSE WINDOW?’ Education Cannot Wait hosted its first ever webinar to provide updates and insights on the fund’s unique funding mechanism- the ‘First Response Window’. Over 80 participants joined the discussion where they were introduced to Education Cannot Wait’s roadmap, the principles ...
Muzoon: ‘Education Cannot Wait for the Children of Chad’ 19-year-old Syrian activist Muzoon warns of impact that conflict is having on education during trip to Chad
When Muzoon Almellehan travelled to meet children in Chad last week, she was met with a scenario of which she had an all ...
EDUCATION CANNOT WAIT EXPANDS WITH A $20 MILLION INVESTMENT & PRIVATE SECTOR SUPPORT Education Cannot Wait: A Fund for Education in Emergencies announced today a US$20 million investment to support learning opportunities for children and youth in seven crisis-affected countries. Children caught in crises in Afghanistan, the Central African Republic, Madagascar, Peru, Uganda, ...
Migration & Education- 2019 GEM Report The 2019 GEM Report will look at the issue of migration and education, as approved by the GEM Report International Advisory Board in June 2016.

Migration and education are multifaceted processes involving individuals, schools, communities, regions and countries. They invoke ...
Harnessing the Technology & Compassion of the Private Sector for Education Mr. Tom Fletcher, Director of Global Strategy at Global Business Coalition for Education, speaks to the fund about the role of the private sector in transforming education in emergencies. 
For many of us, when a disaster or crisis hits, we ...
“Education is the single most powerful tool to protect children in crisis” In the new Leaders Series, Education Cannot Wait introduces you to those who have been tireless advocates and champions of the fund and its work.
In March, EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides spoke to us ...
Briefing to Member States at the United Nations: A Roadmap to Achieve the Learning Generation  

 
Co-hosted by the Permanent Missions of Norway and Lebanon
Date: Tuesday, 31 January, 4.00 – 5.30 p.m.
Location: United Nations Secretariat, Room CR11
The world is facing an alarming education crisis. If current trends continue, over three-quarters of ...
Lost Years: Secondary Education for Children in Emergencies This story originally appeared on the Human Rights Watch website.
Amin, 18, became a refugee when his family fled Syria for Lebanon five years ago. He has not set foot in school since. With his father unable to get legal ...
Introducing #ImagineaSchool “In Syria, I only saw numbers in my mathematics book. Now, my tent is number 19, my camp is number 007 and my UN card has a number. I hate numbers. I am just a number. I don’t feel human ...
Education in emergencies: EU funding helps reach historic milestone A global fund to educate children whose lives have been disrupted by emergencies last month received a critical boost from the European Union.
The European Commission, the executive body of the EU, announced on 30 November that it will increase ...

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