Inside the launch of the Education Cannot Wait fund for crises

A new fund for education in protracted crises aims to reach the 75 million school-age children now living in conflict zones and fragile states. Devex gets a behind-the-scenes look at how the initiative emerged and the challenges it will face.

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  • Elizabeth Dickinson

    Elizabeth Dickinson is a former associate editor at Devex. Based in the Middle East, she has previously served as Gulf correspondent for The National, assistant managing editor at Foreign Policy, and Nigeria correspondent at The Economist. Her writing also appeared in The New Yorker, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Politico Magazine, and Newsweek, among others.