Committee of UN Envoys, and leaders representing children and refugees and ECW Director dealing with: Humanitarian Crises That Leave Millions of Children Without Schools or Education.

World’s Spreading Humanitarian Crises Leave Millions of Children Without Schools or Education

There are over 260 million children who don’t go to schools, mostly because there are none, while the education of an estimated 75 million children and youth have been disrupted by humanitarian crises. One of the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG4) is aimed at ensuring that everyone—-”no matter who they are, or where they live”—can access quality education by the targeted date of 2030. Achieving that formidable goal has been undertaken by Education Cannot Wait (ECW) described as the first global, multi-lateral fund dedicated to education in emergencies. Launched in 2016, and hosted by the UN children’s agency UNICEF, ECW has provided educational opportunities, in its first two years of operation, to over 1.5 million children and youth caught up in the widespread humanitarian crises…  Complete Article  HERE