UN calls for new funding for children living in conflict-affected regions

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UN calls for new funding for children living in conflict-affected regions

The United Nations has called for new funding for children living in conflict-affected regions.

Talking to newsmen in New York, UN Special Envoy for Global Education Gordon Brown said there are 75 million children caught in conflict while new funding is required for over 30 million displaced and refugee young people.

The special envoy also announced the launch of the International Finance Facility for Education which will serve 700 million children living in low income countries.