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RET Receives ZERO Project Award for Innovative Practice 2020

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RET Americas
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RET Americas was granted the Zero Project Award 2020 for Innovative Practice for “Including Children, Adolescents and Youth with Disabilities in Disaster Risk Reduction and Management practices.” RET Americas has been implementing an inclusive school safety project in Panama, to teach students with disabilities how to manage the risks associated with natural hazards.

Education Cannot Wait launches initiative to deliver education to children affected by crises in Ethiopia

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UNICEF
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Education Cannot Wait (ECW), the global fund dedicated to education in emergencies, has announced a three-year, US$165 million initiative to provide education to 746,000 children affected by crises in Ethiopia. Simultaneously, ECW announced a planned seed grant of US$27 million to support initial efforts that include mobilizing US$138 million needed to fully fund the programme.

Children’s Needs and Rights Must be Considered During all Phases of Conflict – UN Secretary-General

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Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict
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The inclusion of the specific needs and rights of children into peace negotiation and mediation efforts should be more systematic highlights the new Practical guidance for mediators to protect children in situations of armed conflict presented today to the UN Security Council by the Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres.

Bangladesh: Rohingya children get access to education

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Amnesty International
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The Bangladesh government has announced it will offer schooling and skills training opportunities to Rohingya refugee children, two and a half years after they were forced to flee crimes against humanity in Myanmar.