Press Release | Strengthening Rapid Education Responses in Emergencies


We are delighted to announce the launch of the 2022-2025 Global Education Cluster Strategy, available in English, French and Spanish.

Worsening and protracted conflicts and escalating climate crisis has led to record levels of displacement and exacerbated complexity of the humanitarian landscape with mixed IDP-refugee contexts and blurred humanitarian-…


A child’s right to education does not cease in humanitarian emergencies; rather, continued access to safe, quality, and inclusive education is paramount.

With generous support from the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations, we have teamed up with NORCAP, REACH, Save the Children, Translators without…


It is not an understatement to say that 2020 was a very particular and challenging year due to the unprecedented global impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on children’s education.

Restrictions on travel and in-person meetings also presented new challenges for the Global Education Cluster Rapid Response Team (RRT) who are usually deployed to countries for up…


With the aim of advocating for the prioritization of Education in Emergencies to better profile the education needs of children and young people in emergency situations and protracted crises, Switzerland pledged to establish Geneva as a global hub for Education in Emergencies dialogue, partnership, policy and action. The Global Education Cluster joined this pledge…


In 2019, education cluster responses aimed to support approximately 17 million children, youth and education personal in 25 countries.687 million USD was requested to support approximately 15.7 million children and youth, as well as 257,000 education personal. By the end of the year, 300 million USD was received, enabling 9.2 million children to be reached with…

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