Author Archive | Anja Nielsen

Koat Reath addresses his 100-strong class at Jewi Refugee Camp in Gambella, Ethiopia. © UNHCR/Eduardo Soteras Jalil

Climate migration and education: are we making our education systems future-proof?

This blog was written by Anja Nielsen, Senior Policy and Advocacy Adviser for Education and Youth at UNICEF UK, the National Committee for UNICEF in the United Kingdom. She is responsible for shaping and leading the organisation’s education policy and advocacy work, which focusses largely on learning on the move. She has over five years’ […]

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Schoolchildren at  Sengezane Primary school are seen in class in this Monday , September,9 , 2016 photo  in  Matebeland South  Province.Several families in the area are struggling  and have resorted to one meal a day. According to the Zimbabwean government  more than four millon Zimbabweans  will need food aid assistance following the El Nino enduced drought that struck the Southern African Nation.The government, UN agencies including  UNICEF and other donors are appealing for millions of dollars in emergence support to  assist stricken families.UNICEF Zimbabwe says its funding gap remains above US $19 million(Copyright/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/UNICEF)

SDG4: Where is our sense of urgency?

This blog was written by Anja Nielsen, Senior Policy and Advocacy Advisor, Education and Youth at Unicef UK. In reading UNESCO’s new briefing Meeting Commitments: Are Countries on Track to Achieve SDG4?, I was struck by one sentence in particular. As the briefing draws to a close, it notes that ‘the generation that should finish […]

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