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Sarah Brown speaks with ECW Director about Safe Schools In the most recent episode of her podcast ‘Better Angels’, Sarah Brown invited Yasmine Sherif to join her in discussing the topic of Safe Schools and the work of ECW in creating safe learning environment for the world’s most vulnerable ...
ECW announces $2 million for UNRWA in Gaza Education Cannot Wait has announced critical First Emergency Response funding for UNRWA’s operations in Gaza in 2018, allocating a total of $2,067,518.
Drawing from ECW’s contingency funds, the announcement comes in response to UNRWA’s dire financial situation at the end ...
Press Statement: An Estimated 70 Million Children Will Be Trapped in Humanitarian Emergencies in 2018 For Immediate Release 13 December 2017
Global education is receiving less than half of needed funding, holding hostage the futures of millions of children
Gordon Brown, the United Nations Special Envoy for Global Education, speaking at the United Nation headquarters ...
Don’t Challenge the Humanity of 75 Million Children in Conflicts and Disasters Yasmine Sherif, Director of Education Cannot Wait
On the commemoration of the Human Rights Day on 10 December, let us remember the 75 million children whose humanity is challenged in crisis-affected countries around the globe. These children have a face, ...
Germany joins the ‘Education Cannot Wait’ movement with a €16 Million investment Germany has announced €16 Million for the Education Cannot Wait fund (ECW), becoming one of the largest donors to the world’s first dedicated fund for education in emergencies.
Expanding on Germany’s commitment to education in crisis and conflict situations, German ...
Global Education Cluster Annual Partners Meeting Takes Place in Brussels On 9-12 October 2017, 100 education experts from 10 country delegations were gathered in Brussels on the occasion of the Education Cluster Annual Partners Meeting hosted by the Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (DG ECHO). Education ...
ECW’s Director Honored by the UN Association of Sweden ECW Director and author, Ms. Yasmine Sherif has been awarded this year’s ‘UN Friend’ by the United Nations Association of Sweden, during a ceremony at Stockholm Concert Hall.
The UN Friend’s Award was established in 2005 and goes to a ...
Education Cannot Wait for Refugee Children in Uganda ECW and its partners conclude successful mission in Kampala to embark on a multi-year Response Plan on Education for Refugee and Host Communities
The Government of Uganda, humanitarian and development actors came together around education for refugees and host-communities for ...
EDUCATION CANNOT WAIT PLANS MULTI-YEAR RESPONSE IN UGANDA A second field mission is ongoing in Uganda to meet with partners
A joint mission led by Education Cannot Wait (ECW), including the Global Partnership for Education (GPE), Save The Children, the Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE)and UNHCR, ...
EDUCATION CANNOT WAIT AT THE 72ND UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY Putting Education in Emergencies at the Forefront of the Global Humanitarian Agenda
Education in emergencies was at the core of discussions on humanitarian assistance and development at the 72nd United Nations General Assembly. At a time when the world is ...

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