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Making quality education a reality for children in Chad

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In Chad, where access to quality education remains a significant challenge, UNICEF, Educate A Child (EAC), and other partners are supporting the government with a project aimed at strengthening education for almost a million children.
Restoring hope to learn

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“When I joined this school, I could hardly read and write. Now I am the best in my class; I can even speak English. When I grow up I want to be a doctor and help all people who are sick or hurt,” says 12-year-old Hamdi.
Workshop in Jordan with dynamic young leaders from the MENA region

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December 23, 2015
The United Nations Secretary-General’s Global Education First Initiative (GEFI) organized a MENA regional advocacy workshop on Global Citizenship Education (GCED) for young people, which took place between the 12th to the 16th of December 2015 in Amman, Jordan.
First Arab Regional Meeting on Education 2030

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December 17, 2015
EAC members Mary Joy Pigozzi and Said Yasin participated in the Arab Regional Meeting on Education convened by UNESCO at Cairo, Egypt, 15-16 December 16, 2015.
A new photo book keeps focus on out of school children

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As part of its continued effort to highlight the pressing need for primary education for all, Educate A Child, a programme of the Education Above All Foundation (EAA), officially launched a new book at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris in October.
Educate A Child and Gonoshahajjo Sangstha (GSS) in Bangladesh

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High-quality education for out of school children in Bangladesh – the Gonoshahajjo Sangstha (GSS) children and their Ananda Niketon schools.
HH Sheikha Moza bint Nasser 's opening keynote address at WISE 2015

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November 15, 2015
Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser gave a keynote speech at the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) on the 4th of November 2015 where she praised the achievements of EAC.
Poverty and Quality of Education

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November 05, 2015
At this year’s WISE Summit, Education Above All Foundation is exploring some of the key factors affecting education access around the world.
Educate A Child Receives Prix de la Fondation for its Efforts to Promote the Importance of Education

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October 20, 2015
During the closing ceremony of an international summit organised by the Crans Montana Forum, Educate A Child received the ‘Prix de la Fondation’ for its efforts to promote the importance of education.
Building Tomorrow

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“You have saved our children from studying under a tree,” said Muganga, chairman of the building committee at the opening of the Building Tomorrow Primary School of Mabaale. “We cannot extend enough thanks for the good work that has been done here.”
Remote, but not forgotten: UNICEF & EAC launch education campaign in Kenya

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October 06, 2015
NAIROBI, 5 October 2015 – UNICEF and Educate A Child (EAC) have launched a project to accelerate access to education for children in the most remote areas of Kenya. Operation Come-To-School seeks to reach 300,000 children by 2018.
EAC Previews Photography Book to Highlight Plight of Out of School Children

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October 05, 2015
In a brief ceremony held at United Nations Headquarters in New York, Education Above All Foundation (EAA) previewed the book ‘Challenges & Reality’, a new collection of images from photojournalist Maher Attar.
School of Wisdom and Knowledge

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Tulsi Khetaji Meghwal, daughter of a roadside vegetable vendor in Ahmedabad, India, has just passed her board exams with distinction and is off to study engineering at college.
Bridging the education gaps for Palestinian refugee children of Syria

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In its fifth year, the Syrian conflict has devastated the lives and livelihoods of millions of Syrians. Equally shattered are the lives of the 560,000 Palestinian refugees who called Syria home.
Educate A Child and Save the Children

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In partnership with Educate A Child (EAC), Save the Children is implementing the Assisting Conflict-Affected Children Enroll and Stay in School (ACCESS) project in eastern Myanmar and Thailand. The project seeks to provide access to quality primary education for out of school children affected by the protracted conflict in Myanmar.

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HH Sheikha Moza urges political leaders to complete primary education goal

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September 25, 2014
New York, USA, September 24 – Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser addressed Heads of State, Government and notable dignitaries at the Global Education First Initiative (GEFI) high-level event, emphasising that basic education is not only the responsibility of governments but a universal responsibility.
HH Sheikha Moza urges new alliances in push to achieve MDG2

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September 24, 2014
Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser spoke in New York at the 2015 Education Countdown.
Maintaining focus at the 69th UN General Assembly

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September 17, 2014
Maintaining focus on the unfinished agenda—Her Highness Sheika Moza bint Nasser contributes to meetings surrounding the 69th UN General Assembly.
EAC joins A World At School in the 500-Day Countdown For Global Education

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August 18, 2014
August 18, 2014 marks 500 days until the deadline the world agreed to meet MDG 2 and achieve universal primary education.
Yemen, UNICEF discuss promoting education

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August 17, 2014
Discussions about cooperation between Yemen and UNICEF in education sector and ways of enhancing it.
Statement on the occasion of the High Level Ministerial Meeting held in Doha on April 30, 2014

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May 13, 2014
Following the Educate A Child (EAC) High Level Ministerial Meeting held under the auspices of Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser in Doha, Qatar on the 30th of April 2014, the statement to follow provides an overview of meeting outcomes.
Ministers and High-Level Representatives Commit to Accelerating Action to Enrol Out of School Children

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April 30, 2014

Ministers of Education and high-level representatives from 16 countries gathered in Doha today at the Second Educate A Child High-Level Ministerial Meeting.

imagine1day set to partner with Educate A Child to bring quality primary education to out of school children in Ethiopia

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April 23, 2014
The partnership is focused on enrolling over 28,000 children in primary school in two districts within Ethiopia’s southern Bale Zone; Dello Mena and Meda Welabu.
April 30, 2014 – High Level Ministerial Meeting

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April 01, 2014
EAC to host a strategic meeting to engage priority countries that do not yet have an EAC co-funded programme.
Global Education & Skills Forum: 15-17 March 2014

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March 17, 2014
Educate A Child Director, Mary Joy Pigozzi was invited to take part in a panel discussion at the recent Global Education & Skills Forum, 2014, in Dubai.
West Africa, a new way forward?

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March 06, 2014
Burkina Faso, Niger, and Mali each have approximately 1 million out of school children (OOSC), with children from each of these countries facing many of the same barriers in accessing education, including conflict and emergencies, poverty, and socio-cultural beliefs and practices.
World Economic Forum 2014

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January 22, 2014
Education Above All foundation held a reception for economic, NGO and multilateral leaders on the occasion of the World Economic Forum in Davos on 22 January.
Education Above All Foundation (EAA) signs agreements with government, United Nations and local partners

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November 02, 2013
EAA signed a number of memoranda of understanding and strategic, advocacy and implementation agreements.
H.H. Sheikha Moza bint Nasser calls for collaboration and new funding to accelerate access to education

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October 30, 2013
Educate A Child (EAC) and its partners are on track to bring more than two million out of school children into education programmes a year on from its launch, and plan to reach ten million more by the end of the 2015 school year.
Sheikha Moza visits schools in Rio's Rocinha Favela

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September 16, 2013
Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Founder and Chairperson of the Education Above All Foundation, today visited two schools in the Rocinha district of Rio de Janeiro, which is the largest favela - or shantytown - in Brazil.

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