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“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 ...
Breaking the Cycle By Investing In Girls’ Education As we approach the end of the year, the grim Groundhog Day of the Syrian conflict trundles on. We’re back round to winter again. For the fifth year, millions of refugees will spend the coming months shivering and wet, trapped ...
Job Opportunities with Education Cannot Wait The Education Cannot Wait fund is looking for committed and creative professionals who are passionate about making a lasting difference for children and youth living in emergencies.
The Secretariat is recruiting staff to fill key posts, based at UNICEF Headquarters ...
In Pictures: These Children In War Zones Are Still Attending School This story originally appeared on a BuzzFeedNews website.
Nearly 3.5 million school-aged children in Iraq are not receiving education and one in every five schools are out of use. In Syria, an estimated 2 million children are out of school. ...
Global Consultation Launched On 9-10 November, Education Cannot Wait hosted the first design workshop on the fund’s operational model and results framework. Over 40 stakeholders, including donor governments, civil society groups, UN agencies and the private sector, gathered in New York to discuss ...
Support from Obama, Trudeau, Jensen & Rihanna Now join 60,000 Global Citizens in showing your support for #EducationCannotWait
This weekend, New York’s Central Park will see tens of thousands of people come together to declare ‘Education Cannot Wait’ for 75 million children and youth. Living in the ...

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