Despite the evident and growing pattern of purposeful and deliberate attacks on education in conflict areas, these attacks continue without accountability. And although they have received increased attention from UN bodies, Education Above All strongly believes that more needs to be done in order to protect students, educators, and education institutions from such violence.
Our programme, PEIC, is committed to protecting education from attacks, and harnessing the power of education to build peaceful societies."
Joint programme between global foundation, Education Above All (EAA) and the Islamic Solidarity Fund for Development (ISFD), join forces at UNGA for major announcement set to diversify the way education is financed.
New York, 28 September 2018 – EAA, and the ISFD’s out-of-school programme set to transform the way that low-income countries can access loan funding to invest in enrolling out-of-school children in primary education.
The school has been designed with input from the children and can serve as an emergency shelter for Internally Displaced People (IDPs) during times of conflict
Gaza, State of Palestine – Today, Education Above All (EAA) Foundation will open the first ever Child Friendly School in Gaza, Jamal Abdul Nasser School.
Doha – At today’s World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) in Doha, hosted and attended by Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, the Chairperson of Education Above All Foundation, world leaders called for action to help young refugees and internally displaced youths. With more than 260 million children and adolescents not in school today, and only 1% of young refugees able to access higher education, the world will not achieve the Sustainable Development Goals if young people are denied quality educational opportunities.
During the 72ND UNGA, Education Above All Foundation has announced three new projects in Syria with US UNICEF; Pakistan with UNESCO and Angola with RISE International.
Extended partnership with UNICEF USA will reach 95,000 children affected by the Syrian crisis, with co-financing from the Qatar Fund for Development, bringing the total number of children reached by EAA to 1.2 million.
Education Above All Foundation is a member of the UNESCO 2030 Steering Committee representing Foundations to enable Sustainable Development Goal 4.