MODERN DIPLOMACY FEATURED CONTENT ON EDUCATION CANNOT WAIT DIRECTOR MISSIONS TO AFGHANISTAN AND CAMEROON
Education Must Come First in Cameroon: Yasmine Sherif Calls for an End to Attacks on Schools
The future of humanity hangs in the balance. Acute threats of conflict, COVID-19, climate change, poverty, displacement, hunger and other factors are pushing millions more people – with children the most vulnerable and hardest hit – to the edge in humanitarian crises around the world.
We can save humanity from these vast interconnected crises, including at the humanitarian-development nexus where humanitarian assistance delivery and long-term development assistance provision overlap. The answer is education.
On a recent mission to Cameroon with the Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council, Jan Egeland, I saw firsthand the impact these combined destructive forces are having on children living on the frontlines of one of Africa’s forgotten crises.
Afghanistan: The Humanitarian Imperative Must Come First to Avoid Catastrophe | Podcast
The international community must urgently step-up direct funding through United Nations agencies and NGOs to provide Afghan girls & boys with the life-saving support they need now. Listen to full podcast here
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