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ECW Annual Results Report: Over 650,000 Children Reached in the Fund’s First Year of Operations New York, 6 July 2018 – The just-released ECW annual results report  shows ECW’s investments have reached more than 650,000 children and youth affected by conflict and natural disasters during the Fund’s first year of operations from April 2017 to ...
ECW ANNOUNCES NEW MISUSE OF FUNDS POLICY AND COMMUNICATIONS PROTOCOL ECW has a zero tolerance policy towards any misuse of its funds. That means action will be taken to address any incident of misuse and secure recovery of any resources lost. ECW takes a broad definition of misuse: it is ...
ECW ALLOCATES US$3 MILLION TO MEET URGENT EDUCATION NEEDS OF NEWLY DISPLACED CHILDREN IN NORTH-WEST... New-York, 22 June 2018 – The Education Cannot Wait (ECW) fund announces an allocation of US$3 million to support the delivery of education services to newly displaced children in the ongoing Syria crisis. This allocation will support aid organizations in ...
STATEMENT BY THE EDUCATION CANNOT WAIT DIRECTOR ON THE G7 INVESTMENT IN EDUCATION FOR GIRLS... New-York, 9 June 2018 – The historic announcement today by G7 leaders – including Canada, the European Union, Germany, Japan, United Kingdom – and the World Bank of a US$2.9B (C$3.8B) investment in education for women and girls in conflict ...
PAPUA NEW GUINEA: ECW ANNOUNCES US$1.5 MILLION TO RESTORE EDUCATION FOR CHILDREN AFFECTED BY EARTHQUAKE New-York, 1 June 2018 – The Education Cannot Wait (ECW) fund announces an allocation of US$1.5 million to bring thousands of children back to school in Papua New Guinea. The island nation was struck by a 7.5 magnitude earthquake at ...
Statement of the Education Cannot Wait Director on the EU increase of spending for education... I applaud the new EU policy framework aiming to increase the humanitarian funding for education in emergencies and crises to 10 per cent of its overall humanitarian aid budget as of 2019. This announcement marks a key milestone in our ...
Statement of the Education Cannot Wait Director Welcoming the International Finance Facility for Education Today, an estimated 75 million children and youth are caught up in emergencies, crisis and conflict. Education cannot wait is dedicated to mobilizing the resources and catalyzing the collective efforts from a wide range of aid actors to meet their ...
Show Humanity for Her: Education Cannot Wait for Girls in Conflicts and Disasters By Yasmine Sherif, Director
Education Cannot Wait (ECW)
Conflicts and disasters are about destruction. Discrimination is about disempowerment. Combine the two and we get a glimpse of the raw reality affecting millions of girls. Standing amidst the ruins of their ...
Webinar with Foundations on Impact Bonds for Education in Emergencies Education Cannot Wait (ECW) invites foundations to discuss and help shape the first application of impact bonds to the financing of education in emergencies and protracted crisis.
Through the webinar, we seek to:
gather foundations’ views and learn from their ...
Statement of the Education Cannot Wait Director further to the attack against aid workers in... I am shocked and deeply saddened by the senseless killing of our brave colleagues and partners bringing hope to the children and youth in the Central African Republic.
According to UNICEF, six education workers were killed in Markounda, in the ...

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