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Violence impacts over 700,000 children due to school closures in Cameroon Attacks against education and killings, kidnappings and harassment of students and teachers are forcing schools to close and pushing vulnerable children further to the margins.
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2 December 2021, New York/Oslo/Yaoundé – Over 700,000 children have been impacted by school ...
ECW Launches New Resources to Better Address Gender-Based Violence Through Education in Emergencies Programmes 25 November 2021
Every year the international community comes together to remind the world about the devastating impact of the most pervasive human rights violation across the world, gender-based violence.
It is estimated that, globally, one in three women and ...
Afghanistan: The Humanitarian Imperative Must Come First to Avoid Catastrophe The international community must urgently step-up direct funding through United Nations agencies and NGOs to provide Afghan girls & boys with the life-saving support they need now
Article reposted with permission from Modern Diplomacy.
By Yasmine Sherif, Director, Education Cannot ...
Education Cannot Wait Interviews Patricia Danzi, Director General of the Swiss Agency for Development and... Patricia Danzi was appointed Director General of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) in May 2020. For nearly three decades, she has dedicated her career to serving the world’s vulnerable populations.
Danzi was with the International Committee of ...
EDUCATION CANNOT WAIT CALLS FOR URGENT FUNDING TO FULFILL THE RIGHT TO EDUCATION OF ALL... Arabic | French | Spanish
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.’
27 October 2021, Kabul/New York – Immediately ...
ECW Director Yasmine Sherif Commemorates UN Day As prepared for delivery.
In 1945, 76 years ago, in the aftermath of World War II and the Holocaust, with fresh and raw wounds still open the founders of the United Nations brought purpose and hope to the world.
One ...
USAID Funds Education in Northern Mali USAID Press Release, available in English and French.
20 October, 2021, Bamako, Mali – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has provided initial funding of $5 million (FCFA 2.75 billion) for the regions of Gao, Kidal and Timbuktu ...
ECW DIRECTOR YASMINE SHERIF HEADLINES UN DAY 2021 AT THE UNITED NATIONS ASSOCIATION COACHELLA VALLEY 21 October 2021, Palm Springs – The United Nations Association of the Coachella Valley is delighted to invite you to our next in a series of speaker events in celebration of the 2021 United Nations Day “A Conversation with Director ...
EDUCATION CANNOT WAIT INTERVIEWS THE LEGO FOUNDATION’S NEW CEO ANNE-BIRGITTE ALBRECTSEN EDUCATION CANNOT WAIT INTERVIEWS THE LEGO FOUNDATION’S NEW CEO ANNE-BIRGITTE ALBRECTSEN by Education Cannot Wait on on Exposure
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EDUCATION IN EMERGENCIES: NEW HUB INAUGURATED IN GENEVA Geneva, 7 October 2021 – Today, a shared workspace officially opened at Rue de Varembé 7, hosting staff from Education Cannot Wait (ECW) as well as other members of the Geneva Global Hub for Education in Emergencies. This is an ...

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