“On behalf of the 222 million crisis-affected ladies and boys worldwide who urgently want training help, I’m honored and humbled to just accept the Mom Teresa Memorial Award for Social Justice.” – ECW Director Yasmine Sherif
MUMBAI, India, Dec. 18, 2022 /CNW/ — The Concord Basis awarded Training Can not Wait – the United Nations world fund for training in emergencies – with its prestigious Mom Teresa Memorial Award for Social Justice at its Annual Awards Ceremony right this moment in Mumbai, India.
“We’re immensely honored to current the celebrated Mom Teresa Memorial Award for Social Justice 2022 to Training Can not Await its tireless, unbelievable work that endeavors to ship high quality training for crisis-affected youngsters worldwide. We want them the perfect of their actually humanitarian endeavors for refugee youngsters, which envision a world that gives high quality, inclusive training for them so nobody is left behind. Training Can not Wait has emulated the ethos of the revered Mom Teresa and set a outstanding instance of compassion for others to comply with,” mentioned Concord Basis Founder-Chairman Dr. Abraham Mathai.
Initiated in 2005, the Mom Teresa Memorial Award pays respect to Saint Mom Teresa and honors those that tackle communal injustice, discrimination and different assaults on our collective humanity. The award acknowledges excellent people and organizations selling peace, concord and social justice on this planet.
Previous award winners embody: Malala, Dia Murza, Mercy Corps, Priyanka Chopra, H.H. Dalai Lama, UNHCR, Caritas, Dr. Anthony Fauci, H.H. Sayyida Tania bint Shabib Al Stated, and lots of different world advocates and organizations championing the rights of the world’s most weak folks.
“On behalf of the 222 million crisis-affected ladies and boys worldwide who urgently want training help, I’m honored and humbled to just accept the Mom Teresa Memorial Award for Social Justice on behalf of Training Can not Wait and The Rt. Hon. Gordon Brown, Chair of the ECW Excessive-Stage Steering Group. Training Can not Wait and our world strategic companions work within the spirit of humanity like Mom Teresa to supply youngsters and youth in wars, local weather disasters and as refugees with the protection, hope and alternative that solely a high quality training can present. Their life circumstances are painful and seemingly hopeless. Training is their mild. Training empowers them to vary their future and that of the world. Training units them free,” mentioned Yasmine Sherif, Director of Training Can not Wait.
Training Can not Wait was based in 2016 to construct a world the place all youngsters and adolescents affected by crises can study freed from value – in security and with out concern – so as to develop, thrive and attain their full potential. Since turning into operational, ECW and its strategic companions have reached greater than 7 million youngsters and adolescents by means of holistic training help.
The Fund works in over 40 crisis-impacted international locations worldwide and has mobilized greater than US$1.1 billion since its inception. By delivering with humanitarian velocity and improvement depth, ECW and its companions are embracing a brand new approach of working to ship on the Sustainable Growth Objectives, particularly SDG4, which requires guaranteeing inclusive and equitable high quality training and selling lifelong studying alternatives for all.
The world faces an unprecedented world training disaster. When ECW was based, 75 million youngsters caught in crises have been in want of academic help. At present, that quantity has tripled to an unacceptable 222 million ladies and boys on account of armed conflicts, climate-induced disasters, COVID-19, financial uncertainty and different elements which might be making issues worse.
ECW and its world strategic companions are calling on governments, donors, the personal sector and high-net-worth people to urgently mobilize extra sources to comprehend #222MillionDreams✨📚 in lead as much as the Fund’s Excessive-Stage Financing Convention, which can happen in Geneva in February 2023.
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About Training Can not Wait (ECW):
Training Can not Wait (ECW) is the United Nations world fund for training in emergencies and protracted crises. We help high quality training outcomes for refugee, internally displaced and different crisis-affected ladies and boys, so nobody is left behind. ECW works by means of the multilateral system to each enhance the velocity of responses in crises and join rapid aid and longer-term interventions by means of multi-year programming. ECW works in shut partnership with governments, private and non-private donors, UN businesses, civil society organizations, and different humanitarian and improvement assist actors to extend efficiencies and finish siloed responses. ECW urgently appeals to private and non-private sector donors for expanded help to succeed in much more weak youngsters and youth. The Training Can not Wait Excessive-Stage Financing Convention, co-hosted by ECW and Switzerland, and co-convened with Colombia, Germany, Niger, Norway and South Sudan, will happen February 16-17, 2023, in Geneva.
Extra info accessible at: www.educationcannotwait.org
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