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EDUCATION CANNOT WAIT RELEASES US$23 MILLION IN 24 HOURS IN EMERGENCY GRANTS TO THE COVID-19 HUMANITARIAN... IN ADDITION TO $15 MILLION YESTERDAY, TODAY’S US$8 MILLION ALLOCATION DEPLOYS EDUCATION IN EMERGENCY SERVICES TO CHILDREN AND YOUTH IN A TOTAL OF 26 CRISIS-AFFECTED COUNTRIES AND CONTEXTS
3 April 2020, New York – Education Cannot Wait (ECW) announces a ...
“THE FIERCE URGENCY OF NOW” EDUCATION CANNOT WAIT ALLOCATES US$15 MILLION IN EMERGENCY EDUCATION FUNDING TO SUPPORT COVID-19 GLOBAL HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE
2 April 2020, New York – The Education Cannot Wait Global Fund (ECW) allocates a total of US$15 million in an initial series of emergency ...
THE LEGO GROUP AND THE LEGO FOUNDATION SUPPORT CHILDREN AND FAMILIES IMPACTED BY COVID-19 ‘This generous donation will allow Education Cannot Wait to scale up its support of a coordinated response among governments, UN agencies and civil society organizations to bring a glimmer of hope to children of all ages in the most crisis-affected ...
COVID-19 AND EDUCATION IN EMERGENCIES Photo ©UNICEF/UN0339412/Frank Dejongh
Armed conflicts, forced displacement, climate change induced disasters and protracted crises have disrupted the education of 75 million children and youth globally. And that number is growing in an unprecedented way with the spread of COVID-19.  Education ...
EDUCATION CANNOT WAIT INTERVIEWS HENRIETTA H. FORE, UNICEF EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Henrietta H. Fore, Executive Director, UNICEF. Photo © UNICEF/UN0154449/Nesbitt
Henrietta H. Fore became UNICEF’s seventh Executive Director on 1 January 2018. She has worked to champion economic development, education, health, humanitarian assistance and disaster relief in a public service, private ...
COVID-19 GLOBAL HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE PLAN Photo: OCHA/Iason Athanasiadis
UN issues $2 billion appeal to combat COVID-19
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25 March 2020 – The United Nations today launched a US$2 billion coordinated global humanitarian response plan to fight COVID-19 in some of the world’s most vulnerable ...
UN SECRETARY-GENERAL APPEALS FOR GLOBAL CEASE-FIRE In these times of unprecedented challenges to our humanity, we are sharing with you this appeal from the Secretary-General of the United Nations for an immediate global cease-fire. We trust you will help us amplify this urgent call to help ...
UNITED NATIONS CORONAVIRUS DISEASE (COVID-19) WEB PORTAL Photo ©UNICEF/UN0339412/Frank Dejongh
Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV).
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is a ...
NORWEGIAN MINISTER OF INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAG-INGE ULSTEIN DISCUSSES ECW 2020 PRIORITIES WITH ECW DIRECTOR YASMINE... Earlier this year, Norwegian Minister of International Development Dag-Inge Ulstein and ECW Director Yasmine Sherif met in Geneva to discuss ECW’s results achieved and our priorities for 2020 and beyond; a great way to kick off the Decade of Action.
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CIVIL SOCIETY: A DYNAMIC FORCE IN THE GLOBAL EDUCATION CANNOT WAIT MOVEMENT Colombian and Venezuelan children involved in play-based learning with their teacher. Birgitte Lange recently visited the Colombia-Venezuela border to see first hand the impact of ECW’s investment being implemented by Save the Children. Photo: Kristoffer Moene Rød /Save the Children
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