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ECW’s Yasmine Sherif Asks Donors to Redouble Efforts for DRC Displaced Children

Director of Education Yasmine Sherif can’t wait (ECW) says she is “deeply moved” by the resilience of the children she met during her week-long trip to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where more than 3 million children between the ages of 6 and 11 are out of school. 

Development Diaries

Congo: ECW Provides New Funds for Education

Education Cannot Wait (ECW) has announced an additional U.S.$2 million in new funding for the provision of educational support to refugees and host communities in the Nord Ubangi province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

L’Agence congolaise de presse (ACP)

Appel aux donateurs de financer les enfants touchés par la crise en RDC

Kinshasa, 28 octobre 2022 (ACP).- La Directrice de l’Organisation « Education Cannot Wait (ECW) », Yasmine Sherif et le représentant de l’UNICEF en RDC, Grant Leaity ont plaidé jeudi auprès des donateurs du monde entier pour dégager un fonds supplémentaire en vue de soutenir les enfants touchés par les différentes  crises en République démocratique du Congo (RDC), indique  un document du PNUD parvenu vendredi à l’ACP.

MSN

Ukraine war: Here's the state of education across the country

The report also details several meetings between the ministry and international agencies, which includes the likes of Education Cannot Wait (ECW), European Union, and Foreign Policy Instrument of the European Commission.

Reliefweb

Education Cannot Wait Announces US$2 Million First Emergency Response Grant in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

28 October 2022, Kinshasa/New York – Education Cannot Wait (ECW) announced today US$2 million in new funding to provide life-saving educational support for refugees and host-community children and adolescents in the Nord Ubangi province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

African Examiner

ECW, UNICEF, Partners Seek Increased Funding To Support Children In DRC

Education Cannot Wait (ECW), the United Nations (UN) global fund for education in emergencies and protracted crises, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and partners have canvassed for substantial increase in funding for crisis-affected children in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

Reliefweb

La Directrice de Education Cannot Wait plaide pour l’augmentation substantielle du financement pour les enfants touchés par la crise en République Démocratique du Congo

Le programme conjoint soutenue par ECW et l'UNICEF dans la région de Kalemie, dans la province du Tanganyika, offre un modèle convaincant pour accroître l'accès à l'éducation - en particulier pour les filles - en éradiquant les violences basées sur le genre et en construisant un avenir post-conflit sûr.

Reliefweb

Education Cannot Wait and UNICEF, with Partners, Call for Substantial Increase in Funding for Crisis-Affected Children in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

ECW-supported joint programme with UNICEF in the Kalemie area of Tanganyika province offers a compelling model for increasing access to education – especially for girls – by eradicating gender-based violence and building a secure post-conflict future.

Actualité et Infos Politique de la RDC

RDC : Plus de 60% des enfants du Tanganyika n’ont pas accès à l’éducation

La directrice de la Coopération Britannique Laura Mazal, a alerté que plus de 60% des enfants de la province du Tanganyika n’ont pas accès à l’éducation.

Sur ce, « Éducation Sans Délai », a mis en place un projet ayant pour objectif d’offrir une éducation de qualité pour qu’ils puissent reconstruire leur futur.

Reliefweb

Flash update #5 - UNHCR Northern Ethiopia Emergency Situation, 26 October 2022

In Afar, UNHCR and partner Edukans organized a workshop on 20 October, to launch the Education Cannot Wait program for refugees and host communities. The aim is to improve learning through equitable, access to quality, safe, gender sensitive and protective education for emergency affected girls, boys and children with disabilities living in camps and host communities.

The Free Press Journal

Ukraine says war led to 2677 educational institutions being damaged, 331 of them completely destroyed

In a report released by the Ministry of Education and Science in Ukraine, 2677 educational institutions have been damaged by bombing and shelling, with 331 of them are completely destroyed as of October 21, 2022.

The report also details several meetings between the ministry and international agencies, which includes the likes of Education Cannot Wait (ECW), European Union, and Foreign Policy Instrument of the European Commission.

UNESCO

Review of the strengthening institutional education information system in emergencies initiative

In this context, since 2021, in partnership with NORCAP and supported by Education Cannot Wait (ECW) and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA), UNESCO is implementing activities in Ethiopia, South Sudan and at the global level, with the aim of strengthening institutional information systems for education in emergencies and resilience to crises.