Education Cannot Wait

FROM THE FIELD: Teaching Chad’s scientists of the future

The study of science could have a “transformational” impact on young people living in different conflict areas across the world according to the UN’s Education Cannot Wait programme.

G20 countries urged to stop ‘COVID generation’ from being locked out of the classroom

A group of 275 former world leaders, economists and business leaders on Wednesday, urged the G20 group of leading industrialized nations to help stop the pandemic from leaving tens of millions of children from becoming known as the "COVID generation", denied a proper education.

Learning can counter COVID-19 crisis and give hope, says UN education partner

In an emergency, education isn’t perhaps the first priority that springs to mind, when it comes to helping people in crisis.

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News in Brief 23 July 2020

  • COVID threats and opportunities for Arab region: Guterres
  • Temporary Basic Income proposal: UNDP
  • School funding boost for 900,000 youngsters
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World Summit is “unique opportunity” to launch new education fund

The World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul provides a “unique opportunity” to launch a “ground-breaking” new education fund for children caught up in crises.

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