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As it Assumes Leadership of the Global Education Agenda, the UK Slashes Its Own Aid to Education

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Center for Global Development
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2021 was to be the year in which the UK took leadership of global education. So it’s devastating that, instead of demonstrating its commitment to education during this moment in the spotlight, the UK government has chosen to cut education spending by more than 40 percent, compared with overall aid cuts of around 25 percent.

For Rohingya Survivors, Art Bears Witness

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New York Times
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They escaped traumatic circumstances in Myanmar and now live in harsh conditions. But refugees are creating murals drawn from their flourishing cultural traditions, reborn in Bangladesh camp

Critical Policy Advice for President-Elect Biden: Leading a Global Response on the Rohingya Crisis

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Refugees International
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As President, Joe Biden has pledged to pursue a foreign policy based on moral values and cooperation, an approach that prioritizes decency and the protection of human rights. This pledge will be immediately tested by the ongoing repercussions of one of the worst mass atrocities in recent history, the genocide committed by the state of Myanmar against the Rohingya. But there is a way forward.

Geneva hub to aid worldwide emergency education

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Swiss Info
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The Geneva Global Hub for Education in Emergencies aims to help the 127 million children who do without schooling because of humanitarian crises. Its official launch was on Monday, after Switzerland pledged to establish Geneva as such a hub at the 2019 Global Refugee Forum.

Stepping up education in emergencies through enhanced cooperation

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Official Website of the Swiss Government
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The Geneva Global Hub for Education in Emergencies was officially launched on 25 January 2021. During the 2019 Global Refugee Forum held in Geneva, Switzerland pledged to position International Geneva as a global centre for education in emergencies. Over 127 million children in humanitarian crises and conflict regions cannot go to school.

Uganda’s School Plan for Refugee Children Could Become a Global Template

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Inter Press Service
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Uganda’s Primary Education under the Education Response Plan for Refugees and Host Communities in Uganda (ERP), facilitated by Education Cannot Wait (ECW), the first of its kind globally, was launched two years ago by the Ugandan government together with local and international humanitarian and development partners.

Q&A: Why we Must Invest in Educating Children in Crisis-Hit Burkina Faso

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Inter Press Service
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IPS Correspondent Jamila Akweley Okertchiri speaks to Education Cannot Wait (ECW) Director YASMINE SHERIF about the new multi-year programme that aims to provide education to over 800,000 children and adolescents in crisis-affected areas in Burkina Faso

Reaching the Most Marginalized: A Human Right to Inclusive Education

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Education Cannot Wait
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The ‘Disability Inclusive Education Forum – Reaching the most marginalised’, held the day after the United Nations annual International Day for Persons with Disabilities, issued a timely reminder that, in an unpredictable 2020, children and young people already facing the greatest barriers and highest risk of exclusion are being left further behind, without the opportunity to reach their full pote

At Least 6 Children Killed in Attack on School in Cameroon

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New York Times
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Gunmen killed at least six children and badly wounded about eight others when they opened fire in a school in the city of Kumba in Cameroon’s Southwest region on Saturday, officials told Reuters.