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.
Date/Time: 25 September 2019, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Location: Danny Kaye Room, UNICEF House, NY
7.1 million children at serious risk of developing severe mental health disorders such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder or PTSD
Stories from the Field
Originally published on Save the Children Australia
11 September 2019 – Millions of children ...
Stories From The Field
By Giulia McPherson, Director of Advocacy & Operations at Jesuit Refugee Service/USA
Rosemary fled South Sudan two years ago when she was 19 because of the conflict engulfing her home country. She left ...
GENEVA/NEW YORK, 30 August 2019 – Education ...
NEW YORK, 25 August 2019 – Education Cannot Wait warmly welcomes today’s announcement by the Prime Minister of ...
187,000 Children and Youth in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger to Benefit from Education Opportunities in Protective Learning Environments
22 July 2019, New York – In response to the worsening crises that have affected over 2.3 ...