Press Release | Strengthening Rapid Education Responses in Emergencies


The Ukraine Education Cluster has been working in Ukraine since 2014, rapidly expanding its scope of work after the invasion on February 24, 2022. In the first two months of 2024, cluster partners collectively supported 350 thousand children and educators with educational services, after supporting 1.1 million children and educators in 2023.

An integral…


This statement was originally published on the Geneva Global Hub for Education in Emergencies

Crisis-affected children identify education as their first priority. Surveys have revealed that they value education as much as food, water or money. However, worldwide, 224 million children and youth living in crisis settings are currently denied a quality…


The GEC has launched a new Learning Brief: Good Practices on Gender & Gender-Based Violence Risk Mitigation Integration by Education Clusters.

It highlights 20 good practices on Gender and GBV Risk Mitigation integration by Education Clusters throughout the Humanitarian Programme Cycle, featuring three associated country case studies - Afghanistan,…


Statement by Friedrich Affolter and Michelle Brown, Directors of the Global Education Cluster:

Gender equality is enshrined in Sustainable Development Goal 5, but it is also recognized as a critical pillar of SDG 4: the right to education for all. Girls’ education has the potential to transform communities around the globe, and education partners have…


South Sudan continues to face multiple compounding crises that exacerbate vulnerabilities within the population, especially for children. In this context, continued, quality education is more critical than ever. 

The South Sudan Education Cluster has been responding to these needs through a coordinated approach and by promoting local leadership in…

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