Elevating Education in Emergencies: Securing Uninterrupted Learning for Crisis-affected Children

  English: Programme | Framing Paper French: Programme | Document de Cadrage A child’s right to education does not cease when an emergency begins; ensuring access to uninterrupted and quality learning for children and young people caught in emergencies and protracted crises is paramount. Striving towards this goal is often complex, involving multiple actors with…

Date: 17 June 2020 | Time: 14:00-15:30 (Central European Time) | Online Meeting (Zoom) | Register | Flyer | Concept Note Local partners are playing a central role in the COVID-19 preparedness and response as movement restrictions have severely impacted the ability of international actors to access people in need, and the pandemic had unprecedented impact on the…

  Localisation is the process of transforming humanitarian assistance to be “as local as possible and as international as necessary”. Detailed interpretation of what localisation means has largely been left to individual stakeholders, although there is a general consensus through the Grand Bargain that local people and organisations should play a more significant…

The 2019 Global Education Cluster Annual Partners Meeting took place from 27-29 March in Amman, Jordan. The theme of the 2019 Annual Meeting was the protective role of education in emergencies, which is outlined in detail in the framing paper. The meeting was structured around protection as an organizing principle which informs humanitarian decision making - and…

  Cash and Voucher Assistance refers to the provision of cash transfers or vouchers directly to aid recipients. In development contexts it can be equated to social assistance, which transfers money to individuals and households to ensure they can access basic goods and services. In humanitarian contexts, cash is a modality used to address needs caused by conflict,…

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