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Statement by Director of Education Yasmin Sheriff for Transforming Education Summit

Global leaders unite at a transformative education summit hosted by the United Nations Secretary-General, which threatens to undermine decades of development gains, leaving millions of girls around the world without access to a quality education. addressing a global education crisis that is depriving them of their inherent human right to access

Crisis-affected countries as we mobilize financial resources, listen to the voices of the world’s youth, identify needs and solutions, and work together to bring education to the top of the global political agenda. Let’s not forget the 222 million children and adolescents around the world. They are the most marginalized and most urgently need our help. Education Cannot Wait’s groundbreaking analysis shows that some 78 million of these crisis-affected children are out of school, and nearly 120 million are in school but unable to learn. It is emphasized that These shocking figures cannot be allowed to represent her 21st century.

Enmeshed in conflicts and protracted crises, driven by climate change, and fighting for survival in some of the harshest and most inhumane conditions on earth, these boys and girls need our urgent and unwavering support. I’m doing it.

Bangladesh, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Haiti, Pakistan, South Sudan, Syria, the Sahel, Ukraine, Yemen and beyond are guaranteed the right to 12 years of quality education.

This includes ensuring and improving equitable and inclusive education and learning outcomes, protecting and improving external funding, working together in the spirit of multilateral and institutional cooperation to build resilient education systems, and building impactful education systems. Our commitment to expanding and mainstreaming higher education systems. Evidence-based interventions for outcomes and sustainable impact.

Education Cannot Wait, the United Nations Global Fund for Education in Emergencies and Protracted Crises, champions these transformative approaches designed to respond in the midst of brutal crises, advocating for humanitarian speed and Provide developmental depth to ensure children and adolescents are not left behind.

We are committed to fulfilling the commitments outlined in the Sustainable Development Goals, the Charlevoix Declaration, the Safe Schools Declaration and other international agreements to world leaders and 222 million dreams for education✨📚, And we urge you to help us realize the 222 million dream ✨📚 for education. Use that education to create a better world than the one they suffer in today.

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About Education Cannot Wait (ECW):
Education Cannot Wait (ECW) is the United Nations global fund for education in emergencies and protracted crises. We support quality education outcomes for girls and boys affected by refugees, internally displaced persons and other crises, ensuring that no one is left behind. Through its multilateral system, ECW will speed response to crises, linking immediate relief with long-term intervention through multi-year programs. ECW works closely with governments, public and private donors, United Nations agencies, civil society organizations, and other humanitarian and development actors to increase efficiency and end siled responses. increase. ECW urgently appeals to public and private sector donors to scale up their support to reach more vulnerable children and young people. The Education Cannot Wait High-Level Financing Conference, co-organized by ECW and Switzerland and co-organized by Germany, Niger, Norway and South Sudan, will take place on 16-17 February 2023 in Geneva.