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New fund launches to address global education crisis

23 May 2016

Education Cannot Wait aims to provide 13.6 million children and youth in emergencies and protracted crises with quality education ISTANBUL, 23 May 2016 – Global and national organisations today launch a new fund to better coordinate support for and drive investment in education for children and youth affected by humanitarian emergencies and protracted crises. Today one in four of the ...

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Education in Emergencies at WHS 2016

22 May 2016

The first World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) will be held in Istanbul on 23-24 May 2016. The purpose of this summit is to set a forward-looking agenda for humanitarian action to collectively address future humanitarian challenges. Read more about the goals and background of WHS -- and how education features prominently in the agenda -- on the INEE website. &...

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No more excuses. Provide education to all forcibly displaced people

20 May 2016

This article was originally posted on May 20th by the GEM Report and the UNHCR Education Section. Days before the World Humanitarian Summit, we have jointly released a new policy paper, ‘No more excuses’, with new data showing that only 50% of refugee children are in primary school and 25% of refugee adolescents are in secondary school. As ...

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Ensuring education in emergencies: protecting girls’ right to learn

18 May 2016

This article was originally published on May 19th, 2016 by Global Partnership for Education. “Girls cannot go to school if they are afraid. Girls shouldn’t be afraid to go to school.”   Who could disagree with Rose? A young education advocate from the Philippines who, visibly nervous to be sharing the stage at Women Deliver with education ...

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Send a message to the people who can make education in emergencies happen

12 May 2016

This article was originally posted on May 12th by A World at School. The power to change the lives of millions of children lies in the hands of a group of international leaders. They can ensure that the new Education Cannot Wait fund delivers on its promise - to give safe schools to girls and boys caught ...

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What to expect at Women Deliver 2016

11 May 2016

This article was originally published by the Global Partnership for Education.   The world’s largest global conference on the health, rights, and wellbeing of girls and women. Women Deliver’s 4th Global Conference, taking place 16-19 May 2016 in Copenhagen, will be the largest gathering on girls’ and women’s health and rights in ...

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Webinar: Education and forced displacement – How can technology make a difference?

3 May 2016

Date: 18 May 2016 Time: 9:30-11am EST / 3:30-5 pm CEST (90min.) Hosted by: INEE; BMZ/GIZ; UNHCR Partners: World Vision International, All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development (USAID, World Vision, and the Australian Government), Creative Associates International   Recording and presentations Below are links to the webinar recording and a Google Drive folder containing all of the ...

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UNRWA hosts the biannual INEE Working Group meetings, Amman

3 May 2016

The article was orginally posted on 3 May, 2016 on the by the United Nations Relief and Works Acency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).   UNRWA hosted more than 80 education practitioners, policymakers, academics, non-government officials, UN staff and representatives from countries across the globe who gathered in Amman, Jordan, for the biannual International Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE) ...

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Amman Calling

29 April 2016

by Minna Peltola. This article was originally published by Finn Church Aid.   How would you feel sending your children to study in a school that was damaged in battle and had no learning materials available? What would you think if your child was attending a class much lower than other children his age because the exams were in ...

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Girls’ Right to Education in Emergencies

29 April 2016

This is a summary report of a meeting on 20 April 2016 at the United Nations, New York. Click here to download the report                    At the margins of the United Nations General Assembly High-level Thematic Debate on Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, the Permanent Missions of Portugal, State ...

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