Promoting access to quality, safe, and relevant education for all persons affected by crisis


Global Initiatives (SDG, ECW, EFA, etc.)

World Humanitarian Day 2017

18 August 2017

World Humanitarian Day is held every year on August 19 to raise awareness and support for those individuals that are affected by crisis around the world. It is also a day to pay tribute to aid workers who risk their lives to support those in need. 

An estimated 75 million children aged 3 to 18 live in countries

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Worldwide Initiative for Safe Schools: Promoting Disaster Resilience in the Education Sector

15 August 2017

by Hannah Poquette, GADRRRES Coordinator  

Comprehensive School Safety was recently highlighted during the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction 2017 at a side event entitled "Worldwide Initiative for Safe Schools: Promoting Disaster Resilience in the Education Sector". This event, hosted by the Global Alliance for Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience

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High-Level Event on Education - SDG4

28 June 2017

On 28 June 2017, a High-Level Event on Education was convened in partnership with key SDG 4 stakeholders to drive a new push for inclusive and equitable quality education and lifelong learning opportunities for all.

Sustainable Development Goal 4, education, is at the heart of the UN’s 2030 Agenda and essential for the success of all Sustainable Development Goals. Read more

The New Global Agenda is Here: Are We Ready?

26 September 2016

by Nina Papadopoulos and Jim Rogan, originally posted on the ECCN website.  

Historic change has happened at the global policy level that will have a profound impact on how we work.

In little over a year, world leaders have come together and agreed to the High Level Meeting on Refugees

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USAID ECCN Attends Dubai Cares and INEE Event at UNGA

22 September 2016

USAID ECCN Support Team members attended several events surrounding the UN General Assembly (UNGA) meeting in New York this week. Below, USAID ECCN’s new Senior Researcher Colette Chabbott details her experience at the Dubai Cares and INEE event on September 20, 2016. This article was originally posted on the ECCN website.

Despite a very early

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Le nouveau Rapport mondial de suivi sur l’éducation (GEM) de l’UNESCO de 2016

20 September 2016

Le nouveau Rapport mondial de suivi sur l'éducation (GEM) de l’UNESCO de 2016 est disponible en ligne.

Ce rapport  "montre le pouvoir que détient l’éducation pour favoriser les progrès de tous les objectifs mondiaux (ODD) visés dans le nouveau Programme de développement

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Historic Refugee Summits Must Provide Access to Education for All Displaced Children

7 September 2016

Original post here.

The Global Campaign for Education – US, a broad-based coalition of over 80 members[1] dedicated to ensuring universal quality education for all children, urges the United Nations, the U.S. Government and world leaders to accelerate progress towards universal access to education for displaced children.

Today, 75 million children

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Out of School, Out of Sight

22 August 2016

by Karen AbuZayd, Special Adviser of the UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants


On July 15th, UNESCO Institute of Statistics and the GEM Report organized a side event, moderated by INEE, at the High-level Political Forum (HLPF) in New York entitled: “Out-of-school, out of sight? How to reach millions of children and

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[SG Blog Series] Collective action is key

11 August 2016

This post is part of the INEE Steering Group Blog Series, in which INEE Steering Group member organizations share their current work and ideas on education in emergencies.  

by Nina A. Papadopoulos, Team Lead of Education in Crisis and Conflict at USAID

For better or for worse, these past few years have provided the

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World Humanitarian Summit - A milestone for education in emergencies

31 July 2016

by Peter Transburg, INEE

To participants of the 2000 World Education Forum in Dakar, the May 2016 World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) in Istanbul would have seemed a distant, perhaps impossible, milestone. Not because the humanitarian sector hasn’t had its share of lofty language and symbolic summits, and not because educationalists in the year 2000 didn’t recognize

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