In the News

In_the_news
ECW is regularly featured in the media!
 
Browse our latest media mentions to find out who is talking about us and to learn how the Fund’s investments are making a difference around the world.

All News

Showing 1045 - 1056 of 1291 results
World News Report — EIN News

Education Cannot Wait And UNICEF, With Partners, Call For Substantial Increase In Funding For Crisis-affected Children In The Democratic Republic Of The Congo

The Director of Education Cannot Wait (ECW), Yasmine Sherif, and the UNICEF Representative, Grant Leaity, called on donors worldwide to provide US$45 million in urgent, additional funding to support ECW’s Multi-Year Resilience Programme in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), a country facing one of the world’s most overlooked crises.

AllAfrica

Congo-Kinshasa: Education Cannot Wait Director Calls On Donors to Expand Support for Successful Programme Bringing Girls and Boys Back to Learning in Post-Conflict Areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Director of Education Cannot Wait (ECW), Yasmine Sherif, launched a strong call for public and private donors to step up funding, asking them to "show the same courage" she saw in the children she met during her week-long visit to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

ForeignAffairs.co.nz

MIL-OSI New Zealand: Transforming Education Summit: Warm words and good intentions, but the education crisis requires bolder action

At TES, there was the formal launch of the International Finance Facility for Education, a loans-based mechanism that will support education in lower-middle income countries. This is welcomed, since these countries are home to some of the largest numbers of out-of-school children. There was also new funding announced for UNGEI and the Education Cannot Wait fund.

International Save the Children Alliance

TRANSFORMING EDUCATION SUMMIT: WARM WORDS AND GOOD INTENTIONS, BUT THE EDUCATION CRISIS REQUIRES BOLDER ACTION

At TES, there was the formal launch of the International Finance Facility for Education, a loans-based mechanism that will support education in lower-middle income countries. This is welcomed, since these countries are home to some of the largest numbers of out-of-school children. There was also new funding announced for UNGEI and the Education Cannot Wait fund

BBC News Afrique

Le Journal, 29 octobre 2022

Le Chef de l’éducation du fonds Éducation sans délai (ECW), Graham Lang, s’entretient avec BBC Afrique des résultats prometteurs du programme pluriannuel de résilience financé par ECW dans la province du Tanganyika en République Démocratique du Congo. Il appelle les donateurs à combler les 45 millions $ US requis pour étendre la portée du programme.

Inter Press Service

Education Cannot Wait Director Calls on Donors to Expand Support for Successful Programme Bringing Girls and Boys Back to Learning in Post-Conflict Areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Kinshasa, Nov 1 2022 (IPS) - The Director of Education Cannot Wait (ECW), Yasmine Sherif, launched a strong call for public and private donors to step up funding, asking them to “show the same courage” she saw in the children she met during her week-long visit to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

News of Max

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).