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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.

UN News

From the Field: Teaching Chad’s Scientists of the Future

A pilot study in the city of Bol in Chad, which has suffered the effects of cross-border terrorism over many years, has shown that the provision of simple science-focused materials like a compass or protractor (which measures angles) is making a big difference to both teachers and pupils in one of the poorest parts of the Central African country.

UN News

From the Field: Teaching Chad’s Scientists of the Future

A pilot study in the city of Bol in Chad, which has suffered the effects of cross-border terrorism over many years, has shown that the provision of simple science-focused materials like a compass or protractor (which measures angles) is making a big difference to both teachers and pupils in one of the poorest parts of the Central African country.

UNCHR News

Nordic and Baltic Countries Pledge Important Support for Refugee Education

A pilot study in the city of Bol in Chad, which has suffered the effects of cross-border terrorism over many years, has shown that the provision of simple science-focused materials like a compass or protractor (which measures angles) is making a big difference to both teachers and pupils in one of the poorest parts of the Central African country.

The National News Dubai

Dubai Cares Chief Says Global Community Must Act to Defend Children’s Education

Tariq Al Gurg tells Davos 2021 that funds for education were falling even before the Covid-19 pandemic and if the global community does not act now to safeguard education there is a great risk that children’s learning will fall behind further than it already has due to the global pandemic.

The Telegraph

Education Offers a Route Out of Violence and Despair for Burkina Faso's Desperate Children, Charity Says

In an interview with the Telegraph Yasmine Sherif, director of Education Cannot Wait, highlighted the crises faced by people in the Central Sahel region and called on countries to do more to protect the lives of school children.