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27 October 2021
Education Cannot Wait Calls for Urgent Funding to Fulfill the Right to Education of All Children and Youth in Afghanistan
ECW Director leads first all-women mission to Afghanistan since Taliban takeover: 'With Afghanistan on the brink of a total collapse, the international community must stay engaged. The humanitarian imperative must come first.'
‘Afghanistan Is On The Brink Of Collapse,’ Says UN Director
Director Yasmine Sherif, the Director of Education Cannot Wait, an UN-led initiative dedicated to advancing education in crisis zones traveled to Afghanistan over the last few days as part of an all-women team. She came back with grim news for the country: “Afghanistan is on the brink of Collapse” she said on Wednesday in a press briefing from Islamabad airport, Pakistan’s capital.
Disruptions to education resulting from COVID-19, violent conflict, and climate change are leaving crisis-affected girls and boys ever-further behind. It is hard to imagine a better investment than keeping these children in school- OpEd by Yasmine Sherif
Estados Unidos Destina Más De 30 Millones De Euros Al Fondo Internacional Por La Educación ECW
La Agencia de Estados Unidos para el Desarrollo Internacional ha anunciado que donará 37 millones de dólares --en torno a 31,6 millones de euros-- al fondo global por la educación Education Cannot Wait (ECW
EU Announces €25 Million for Education in Crisis Contexts and €140 Million to Support Research in Sustainable Food Systems
Speaking at the Global Citizen Live event, President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, announced that the European Union is pledging €140 million to support research in sustainable food systems and tackle food hunger via CGIAR, and a further €25m for Education Cannot Wait.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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