EU to increase funding for education in emergencies and protracted crises


|Source: European Commission Press Release Database 

The European Commission adopted a new policy framework that will increase humanitarian funding for education in emergencies and crises to 10% of its overall humanitarian aid budget. There are some 35 crisis-affected countries where nearly 75 million school-aged children experience disruption to their education.

This will build on the contribution EU development assistance already provides to education projects in fragile and crisis affected countries and regions across the world, including through multilateral financing and global initiatives such as the Global Partnership for Education and Education Cannot Wait.

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