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Inter Press Service

We Must Rise to the Occasion, Now.

In 2021, COVID-19 continued to plague the world – a world already burdened by armed conflicts, climate-induced disasters and forced displacement. Communities, nations and people struggled to maintain normalcy in the midst of the abnormal. This was especially notable in the education sector – a sector that is the very foundation for achieving all human rights and all Sustainable Development Goals.

All Africa

Central Africa: Africa's Forgotten Crisis

Global Citizen

4 Key Ways You Can Help Those Impacted by the Humanitarian Crisis in Gaza

Organizations on the ground in Gaza are offering emergency humanitarian aid and need support.


Funding to Help Children in Crisis Areas

Education Cannot Wait has given a $1 million grant to ensure refugee children and youth arriving in Cameroon from the Central African Republic have access to quality learning.

ONU France

The Only Thing Worse than Violations Against Children, are Violations Occurring in Silence and Impunity

Impact of the covid-19 pandemic on violations against children in situations of armed conflict. Statement by Mr. Nicolas De Riviere, Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations - UN Security Council Arria Formula Meeting

Gov UK

UK Prime Minister’s Special Envoy for Girls’ Education visits Uganda

The Prime Minister’s Special Envoy for Girls’ Education, Helen Grant MP, visited Uganda to see the work the UK is doing to help girls access quality education.

El País

Los Colombianos Han Sido Increíbles en La Forma en Que Han Recibido a Los Refugiados Venezolanos

La directora del primer fondo mundial para la educación en emergencias, Education Cannot Wait, destaca la solidaridad del pueblo de Colombia con los migrantes y anuncia la petición de fondos a donantes estadounidenses para niños y jóvenes desplazados en América del Sur

Arab News

Climate Change Must Be Linked With Education

Climate change threatens the very future of humanity. Entire villages are already being washed to sea and conflicts over scarce resources are intensifying around the world. Each year, more and more families are forcibly displaced by extreme weather events, creating a vicious cycle of extreme poverty, acute hunger and insecurity.

The NY Times

A Rundown School for Palestinian Children Awaits U.S. Aid

They hope the new American president will restore funding to a project to transform a rundown school in their village into a modern facility by adding an impressive three-story building with a library, a new science lab, more classrooms, an office for social workers and a shaded basketball court.

Inter Press Service

Education Cannot Wait, the Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies and the UN Girls’ Education Initiative Call for Gender Equality to Be at the Centre of COVID-19 Education Crisis Recovery Efforts

In the lead up to International Women’s Day 2021 on 8 March 2021 - ECW, INEE and UNGEI - three partners working together for gender equality in education in emergencies (EiE), have joined forces to launch a toolkit promoting gender-responsive and inclusive education interventions in emergency & protracted crises settings.

El País

La Urgente Necesidad De Hacer Frente a La Crisis Alimentaria De La COVID-19

La elección que deben tomar los líderes mundiales es simple: actuar ahora para evitar el hambre o pagar un precio mucho más alto más tarde. La acción inmediata será más barata, salvará más vidas y prevendrá hambrunas

Project Syndicate

Tackling the COVID Hunger Crisis

The choice facing world leaders is simple: act now to tackle the hunger crisis, or pay a much higher price later. Immediate action will be cheaper and save more lives than responding only after multiple famines have taken hold and a generation’s missed education has exacted a terrible toll.