News and Updates

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