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Global Citizen

Progress to Quality Education for All - Accountability Report

Since 2012, Global Citizens have taken 1.6 million actions towards achieving quality education for all children. These actions, combined with our high-level advocacy, and the efforts of partners, saw 57 new commitments and announcements in support of quality education. Together, these announcements and commitments are valued at $2.4 billion US dollars, and are set to affect the lives of 60 million children by 2030.

Benzinga

Education Cannot Wait Announces New Multi-Year Resilience Programme in Cameroon Bringing ECW Total Investments in the Country to over US$30 Million

Education Cannot Wait (ECW) announced today US$25 million in catalytic seed funding to roll out a first-ever Multi-Year Resilience Programme in Cameroon. The new allocation brings ECW's total investments in Cameroon to over US$30 million to date to reach crisis-affected girls and boys with quality education.

Yahoo

Education Cannot Wait Announces New Multi-Year Resilience Programme in Cameroon Bringing ECW Total Investments in the Country to over US$30 Million

NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Education Cannot Wait (ECW) announced today US$25 million in catalytic seed funding to roll out a first-ever Multi-Year Resilience Programme in Cameroon. The new allocation brings ECW's total investments in Cameroon to over US$30 million to date to reach crisis-affected girls and boys with quality education.

ReliefWeb

Éducation sans délai annonce un nouveau programme pluriannuel de résilience au Cameroun, portant le total de ses investissements dans le pays à plus de 30 millions de dollars É.-U.

Ce nouvel investissement, d’un montant de 25 millions de dollars É.-U. et réalisé conjointement avec le gouvernement du Cameroun, des agences des Nations Unies et la société civile, vise à mobiliser un financement supplémentaire de 50 millions de dollars É.-U. pour venir en aide à 227 000 filles et garçons touchés par les crises.

African Eye Report

Education Cannot Wait Announces New Multi-Year Resilience Programme in Cameroon

The new allocation brings ECW’s total investments in Cameroon to over US$30 million to date to reach crisis-affected girls and boys with quality education.

The multi-year investment will be delivered by a consortium of grantees, including the Norwegian Refugee Council (US$3 million), Plan International (US$3.2 million), UNESCO (US$3.5 million), UNICEF (US$6.8 million), UNHCR ($5.6 million) and the World Food Programme ($2.9 million) in alignment with the Government of Cameroon’s plans for education in the crisis-affected parts of the country.

ReliefWeb

Education Cannot Wait Announces New Multi-Year Resilience Programme in Cameroon Bringing ECW Total Investments in the Country to over US$30 Million

1 August 2022, New York – Education Cannot Wait (ECW) announced today US$25 million in catalytic seed funding to roll out a first-ever Multi-Year Resilience Programme in Cameroon. The new allocation brings ECW’s total investments in Cameroon to over US$30 million to date to reach crisis-affected girls and boys with quality education.

UNICEF Chad

In southern Chad, Parents Commit to Good Management of the Schools

With ECW support, the Ministry of Education & UNICEF provide trainings for parents & school management committees in Chad.

Inside Philanthropy

This U.N.-Created Fund Is Moving $1 Billion and Counting for Education During Times of Crisis

Educating children in crisis situations was an acute enough problem before COVID that the U.N. dedicated its first global breakout fund to finding solutions. Five years on, a global pandemic — and protracted conflicts that have produced 100 million refugees and counting — has exacerbated the crisis, while limiting humanity’s capacity to respond.

The fund, Education Cannot Wait, or ECW, was established by the U.N. following the 2016 World Humanitarian Summit led by former U.K. Prime Minister Gordon Brown, and became fully operational in 2017. The goal was simple: to provide all crisis-affected children and youth with the “safe, free and quality” education promised by Sustainable Development Goal 4. But marshaling resources was far from meeting the need. Education typically draws only around 2% of all humanitarian funding.

United Nations

Speakers Call for Educational Systems’ Wholesale Transformation with Students’ Needs at Heart of 2030 Agenda, as High-Level Political Forum Continues

Temporary school closures during the COVID-19 crisis left 1.6 billion children unable to learn — 91 per cent of students worldwide — including nearly 369 million who rely on school meals for daily nutrition, speakers in the high-level political forum on sustainable development stressed today, as they called for the wholesale transformation of education systems towards those that place student needs at the heart of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

La Nacion

La urgencia de ayudar a 222 millones

La Organización de las Naciones Unidas recientemente estimó que la cantidad de menores afectados por la crisis y que necesitan apoyo educativo urgente aumentó de 75 millones en el 2016 a 222 millones en la actualidad. Son 222 millones de sueños truncados y 222 millones de ataques a nuestra humanidad colectiva.

Global Connections Television

Global Connections Television - Interview with ECW Director Yasmine Sherif

Yasmine Sherif, Director of the United Nations Education Cannot Wait Program, highlights how Education Cannot Wait (ECW) is the United Nations global fund for education in emergencies and protracted crises. ECW supports and protects holistic learning outcomes – so no one is left behind. A recent Global Estimates Study revealed that there are now 222 million crisis-affected children and adolescents in need of urgent, educational support; a significant increase from the estimated 75 million children in 2016

MSN

ONU alerta de crisis global en educación: 78 millones de niños no asisten al colegio

En su más reciente informe, la ONU señaló que la cantidad de niños y niñas en edad escolar afectados por la crisis ha incrementado en un 196% en los últimos seis años: pasó de 75 millones en 2016 a 222 millones para 2022.