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Global Citizen Live 2021: Our Favorite Photos from the Festival

A slew of stars descended on New York, Paris and beyond on Saturday to talk climate change, vaccine equity and more causes affecting the world

Yahoo Finance

Donors Come Together With US$138.1 Million in New Funding for Education Cannot Wait During UN General Assembly to Leave No Child Behind

With new contributions from Germany, United States of America, European Union/European Commission, The LEGO Foundation, France, Switzerland, and Porticus, ECW and partners are building a movement to reach millions of the world's crisis-affected children and youth with the safety, hope and opportunity of a quality education.

Diario Libre

UE Ayudará Con 140 Millones Euros Contra Hambruna Y 25 Millones a Educación

La Unión Europea (UE) va a contribuir con 140 millones de euros para mejorar la seguridad alimentaria mundial y con 25 millones más para educación de niños en contextos de crisis, anunció este sábado la presidenta de la Comisión Europea (UE), Ursula von der Leyen.

ABC

The foundation created by toymaker Lego and its parent company say they will donate 100 million kroner ($16 million) to support vulnerable children in Haiti and Afghanistan.

“The humanitarian crises that are happening in Haiti and Afghanistan are unimaginable and only intensified by the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Thomas Kirk Kristiansen, chairman of the LEGO Foundation.

Washington Post

Show Afghan Girls the World Still Cares

Gordon Brown OpEd on Education in Afghanistan. Taliban leaders ask us to believe that they will not return to the oppression of their pre-2001 rule, when they persecuted women, violated the basic rights of girls and denied them education. Sadly, actions on the ground do not yet bear this out.

India Education Diary

In Beirut, UNESCO ADG Hands Over Rehabilitated Schools and Universities, Renews Support to Heritage and Arts

A year after the deadly blasts that rocked Beirut, UNESCO’s Assistant Director-General for Education Stefania Giannini was back this week to the Lebanese capital to stand in solidarity with its people, and reflect on the concrete results achieved by the Li Beirut initiative launched in the aftermath of the explosions, and which aims to place education and culture at the heart of the reconstruction efforts.

El País

Yemen y Cómo Mantener Viva La Esperanza Educativa

En un contexto de grave crisis humanitaria y sin un apoyo urgente, el número de niños sin escolarizar podría aumentar a seis millones en el país, según Unicef. Su representante en terreno cuenta los efectos en toda una generación

Modern Diplomacy

World Leaders Must Fully Fund Education in Emergencies and Protracted Crises

During June’s UN Security Council High-Level Open Debate on Children and Armed Conflict, leaders from across the world stood up to call for expanded support for education in emergencies to protect vulnerable children and youth enduring armed conflicts, climate change-related disasters, forced displacement and protracted crises.

Area Acucuta

UNICEF Y Save The Children Lanzan Iniciativa "La Educación No Puede Esperar"

El programa “La Educación no puede esperar” reunió a líderes en materia de educación, niños, niñas y adolescentes, entre otros actores claves, en un primer acercamiento que permitió reflexionar, desmitificar, dialogar y plantear acciones, en torno a las oportunidades y desafíos en la educación.

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.