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REACHING THOSE LEFT FURTHEST BEHIND, WITH SPEED, EFFICIENCY AND QUALITY Download our new Added Value Note to learn more about ECW’s unique value proposition to deliver quality education to the children and youth left furthest behind in emergencies and protracted crises. 
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EDUCATION CANNOT WAIT CALLS FOR US$116 MILLION IN EXPANDED SUPPORT FOR REFUGEE CHILDREN AND YOUTH... ECW announces an additional US$1.5 million grant to accelerate the impact of the Fund’s US$27.2 million multi-year education in emergency response for refugee, migrant and host-community children and youth in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru 
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1 April 2021, New York ...
OVER 1 MILLION TEXTBOOKS DISTRIBUTED TO SCHOOLS IN SOUTH SUDAN ECW investment delivered through Save the Children in partnership with Norwegian Refugee Council, Finn Church Aid, and the South Sudan Ministry of General Education and Instruction, delivers textbooks in more than 3,700 primary and secondary schools.
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24 March ...
ECW INTERVIEWS YOUTH REFUGEE ADVOCATE NUJEEN MUSTAFA Nujeen Mustafa is a Syrian refugee, youth advocate and champion for children with disabilities for the UN Refugee Agency.
At just sixteen years old, Nujeen Mustafa made the 3,500-mile journey from Syria to Germany in a steel wheelchair. Nujeen was ...
COVID-19 EDUCATION RESPONSE: EDUCATION CANNOT WAIT AND PARTNERS REACH OVER 9 MILLION VULNERABLE CHILDREN AND... One year into the COVID-19 pandemic, emergency education programmes supported by Education Cannot Wait are providing hope and protection to girls and boys in over 30 emergencies and protracted crises world-wide  
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MINISTER OF EDUCATION, UNICEF AND PARTNERS LAUNCH 3-YEAR EDUCATION CANNOT WAIT PROGRAMME IN PERU Spanish version
Lima, March 2021 – “On behalf of the Government of Peru, I would like to thank the commitment of the United Nations, partner governments such as Canada and civil society organizations for working together on the challenges we ...
EDUCATION CANNOT WAIT ANNOUNCES US$1 MILLION GRANT TO UNHCR IN SUPPORT OF FORCIBLY DISPLACED AND... ECW’s First Emergency Response grant will reach over 6,000 girls and boys in the Tillabéri and Tahoua regions of Niger with expanded COVID-19 prevention measures, new classrooms and integrated educational support
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9 March 2021, New York – The ...
International Women’s Day, 2021 Every Girl Has a Right to An Education The following opinion piece is part of series to mark the upcoming International Women’s Day, March 8.
NEW YORK, Mar 7 2021 (IPS) – Access to an inclusive quality education is a universal human right. When the inherent right to a ...
EDUCATION CANNOT WAIT, THE INTER-AGENCY NETWORK FOR EDUCATION IN EMERGENCIES AND THE UN GIRLS’ EDUCATION... 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 ...
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 ...

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