News and Updates

2016

Failure to Deliver an Education for Refugees is No Accident
July 12 2016

We Cannot Let Humanitarian Crises Deny the World’s Children an Education
May 23 2016

Education Cannot Wait
May 19 2016

Aftermath of Nepal Earthquake Has Become a Man-made Fiasco
April 25 2016

A Campaign Let by Young People Can Help Make the Difference in Stopping Slavery
April 18 2016

The World Should Be Ashamed of the Failure to #BringBackOurGirls
April 14 2016

UN Security Council Urged To Act On Second Anniversary of Chibok Kidnappings
April 14 2016

Sowing the Seeds of Syria’s Future
April 7 2016

Virtual Education in Conflict Zones
February 19 2016

To Really Help Syria, We Should Start With a Bold New Humanitarian Vision Like This
February 9 2016

A Breakthrough for Child Refugees?
February 5 2016

The Syrian Refugee Crisis Calls for a New Marshall Plan
February 4 2016

Press Release: £250million Secured for Syrian Refugee Education
January 12 2016

Without Education, Syria’s Children Will be a Lost Generation
January 12 2016

Hearts, Minds of Youth Key to Beating ISIS
January 5 2016

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Girls: Silent Majority For How Much Longer?
January 3 2016

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2015

A Powerful Antidote to the Islamic State
November 29th 2015

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Gordon Brown Calls for Urgent Action for 1 Million Refugee Children
October 2nd 2015

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Appointments Made to New International Commission
22 September 2015

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Reading, Writing, and Refugees
14 September 2015

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Why We Desperately Need to Help Syrian Refugee Children Get to School 
10 September 2015

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UN Special Envoy Gordon Brown Backs Plan to Get 1 Million Syrian Refugees to School
10 September 2015

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Cut Overseas Aid and You Force Even More People Into the Boats
9 September 2015

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Statement From Gordon Brown on the 500 Day Anniversary of Chibok Kidnapping
27 August 2015

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Why 30 Million Displaced Boys and Girls Urgently Need Our Help This World Humanitarian Day
19 August 2015

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The World Is More Dangerous for Young People Today Than Ever. But They Are Fighting Back.
12 August 2015

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Statement From Gordon Brown on International Youth Day
12 August 2015

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The Heartbreaking Picture That Shines a Light on Education Plight of Millions of Children
10 July 2015

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Action on Education in Emergencies and Funding Announced at Oslo Summit
9 July 2015

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Gordon Brown: 2015 A Year of Fear for Refugee Children
6 July 2015

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How Can We Make Schools Safer?
2 July 2015

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Angry Birds Get Angrier
29 June 2015

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New Ways to Finance Education
27 June 2015

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‘The Year of the Child’ Has Become the “Year of Fear’ for Children
12 June 2015

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Educating Lebanon’s Syrian Refugees
8 June 2015

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Appeals Fall Short as Nepalese Children Suffer
1 June 2015

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2015 is the ‘Year of Fear’ for Children says Gordon Brown
21 May 2015

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Press Release: UN Special Envoy for Global Education Gordon Brown calls 2015 the year of ending the violation of the rights of the child
18 March 2015

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No Terrorist Should Stop a Child’s Right to Education
16 March 2015

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$500 a Year Can Secure the Education of a Syrian Refugee in Lebanon
10 March 2015

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Press Release: Mass Hostage Release Sparks Chibok Girls Plea
20 February 2015

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How to Make Schools Safe for Children – Even Where Terrorist Groups Roam
17 February 2015

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Press Release: Prime Minister Sharif Backs New Pakistan Safe Schools Initiative and Pledges to Make it ‘A Success’
17 February 2015

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Statement From the Office of the UN Special Envoy for Global Education
9 February 2015

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Press Release: Pakistan PM Back International Effort for Safe Schools
9 February 2015

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Press Release: Gordon Brown Calls for Global Emergency Education Fund
26 January 2015

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WEF Press Conference: The Case for Education and Equity
22 January 2015

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We are Failing the Children of Syria and Lebanon. This Tragedy is Avoidable
20 January 2015

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Where Children are Scared to go to School
16 January 2015

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We Are Breaking Promises to Our Children
16 January 2015

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Statement from Gordon Brown on Boko Haram Attacks
12 January 2015

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Statement from Gordon Brown on the Release of the ASER Annual Report in Pakistan
8 January 2015

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2015 Can Be the Tipping Point for Safe Schools and Children’s Education Globally

5 January 2015

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2014

A Petition for Peshawar
19 December 2014

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We Need Red Cross Protection for All of Our Schools
17 December 2014

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One Reason Millions of Congolese Children Don’t Go to School: Fees Parents Can’t Afford
17 December 2014

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Statement by Gordon Brown on Pakistan School Attack
16 December 2014

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We Must Stop Ebola Killing Kids’ Education
10 December 2014

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Schools Can Be Front Line of Fight Against Ebola
8 December 2014

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Educating Against Ebola
8 December 2014

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Five Million Not at School Because of Ebola
3 December 2014

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Statement from Gordon Brown: Youth Up for School Launch in Kenya
2 December 2014

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The Children’s Revolution
21 November 2014

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It is Time for an International Children’s Court
19 November 2014

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Children’s Champions
23 October 2014

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The Ray of Hope From Nigeria Should Inspire Us to Provide Safe Schools for Every Girl
18 October 2014

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Statement from Gordon Brown on Chibok Girls
17 October 2014

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Statement from Gordon Brown on Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi Nobel Peace Prize Win
10 October 2014

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A Generation Held Hostage
6 October 2014

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The International Criminal Court Must Take on ISIS Crimes Against Children
5 October 2014

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UN Envoy Pledges Funds for Education Sector
27 September 2014

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Press Conference: United Nations
25 September 2014

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$15Million Global Learning XPRIZE AWARD Announced
23 September 2014

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Youth Courage Awards
22 September 2014

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These Attacks on Children are Crimes Against Humanity
8 September 2014

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Educating Everyone
2 September 2014

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Brown’s Plea for Gaza Schools
25 August 2014

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Press Release: UN Special Envoy Joins Celebrities, Youth, Business Leaders and More Than 100 NGOs in #EducationCountdown Campaign
18 August 2014

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UN Special Envoy for Global Education on International Youth Day
5 August 2014

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Call for Youth Courage Award Nominations
5 August 2014

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Statement from UN Special Envoy for Global Education Gordon Brown
30 July 2014

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We Must Ensure That Schools are Never Targeted in Armed Conflict
27 July 2014

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Statement by UN Special Envoy for Global Education Gordon Brown
24 July 2014

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Nigeria’s Kidnapped Girls Not Forgotten
23 July 2014

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Vigil to Mark 100 Days of Captivity for Chibok Girls
11 July 2014

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Schools Should Be Safe Havens and Places of Learning Not Theaters of War
2 July 2014

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Statement by Gordon Brown on the GPE replenishment conference
26 June 2014

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World Refugee Day: Syria’s Children
20 June 2014

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Brown’s plea for Chibok girls on Day of The African Child
16 June 2014

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“Global education faces crisis with decline in aid” Warns UN Special Envoy
11 June 2014

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A Glimmer of Hope on Children’s Day
27 May 2014

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Gordon Brown Pushes Education to the Top of the Trade Union Agenda
21 May 2014

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Statement by Gordon Brown, UN Special Envoy for Global Education
21 May 2014

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Press Release: Gordon Brown Invited by Nigerian President to Play Lead Role in Keeping Schools Safe
20 May 2014

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Saving Nigeria’s Stolen Future
16 May 2014

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Children Dedicate Day to Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolgirls
15 May 2014

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Schools Are Not Weapons of War–In Nigeria or Elsewhere
12 May 2014

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Statement by UN Special Envoy for Global Education Gordon Brown: “Nigerian Government joins Safe Schools Initiative with $10million commitment”
9 May 2014

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Press Release: Safe Schools Initiative Launched at World Economic Forum in Abuja to Protect the Right to Education
7 May 2014

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Statement by Gordon Brown from WEF Africa
7 May 2014

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U.S. and U.K. Should Provide Satellite and Surveillance Technology to Free Boko Haram’s Kidnapped Girls
6 May 2014

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Statement From Gordon Brown on Missing Nigerian Girls
5 May 2014

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Press Release: Brown’s Fears for 200 Kidnapped Girls
29 April 2014

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Child Marriage Could Become a Law in Iraq this Week, but it’s a Global Scourge
28 April 2014

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CNN Interview: “We Must Make Schools Safer”
25 April 2014

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Nigeria’s Boko Haram Targets Children Just Because They Go to School
24 April 2014

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Statement on Recent School Attacks in Nigeria
15 April 2014

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Global Leaders and Celebrities Team up to get 57 Million Into School
11 April 2014

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Press Statement Following Special Envoy’s Visit to Pakistan
29 March 2014

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Education Without Borders
12 March 2014

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Gordon Brown Announces Support For Global Partnership for Education Global Replenishment Campaign
7 March 2014

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A Senseless Massacre of Innocents in Nigeria
27 February 2014

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Gordon Brown Thanks Donors and Advocates for Prioritizing Education in Syria Response
13 February 2014

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It’s Time to Fund Schools for Syrians
6 February 2014

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Help! An Urgent Plea for Syrian Refugee Children in Lebanon
6 February 2014

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Education can offer Syrian children a hopeful future
17 January 2014

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Aitzaz’s Sacrifice Should Not Be In Vain
10 January 2014

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2013

The Global Education Platform: Harnessing Technology to Deliver Universal Education and Skills Training to the New Global Economy
17 December 2013

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2014 Youth Advocacy Group
27 September 2013

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GEFI Anniversary Event
25 September 2013

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Announcement of Youth Education Crisis Committee  for Syrian Refugee Children
23 September 2013

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The Smartest Investment: A Framework for Business Engagement in Education
23 September 2013

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Malala Day
12 July 2013

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Learning for All
18 April 2013

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When Will They Ever Learn?
11 April 2013

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UN Global Education First Panel MIPTV

11 April 2013

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UN Special Envoy for Global Education Message to the International Community
24 March 2013

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UNICEF Message from Gordon Brown, UN Special Envoy for Global Education
14 March 2013

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Sarah and Gordon Brown Discuss International Activism
13 March 2013

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2012

Gordon Brown, UN Special Envoy for Global Education, Visits New York Stock Exchange
25 September 2012