Learning for Peace
The four-year Peacebuilding, Education and Advocacy Programme (2012-2015) – designed as a partnership among UNICEF, the Government of the Netherlands, the national governments of participating countries and other key partners – is an innovative, cross-sectoral programme focusing on education and peacebuilding.
Fourteen countries across East Asia and the Pacific, South Asia, the Middle East and North Africa, Eastern and Southern Africa, and West and Central Africa are currently taking part of the programme.
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One year since fighting broke out in South Sudan, UNICEF looks back at the some of the inspiring and resilient children involved in the Learning for Peace programme.
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Coney, 15 years
I saw many people leaving the country because of the conflict and so many others were killed. If I had…
December 15 marks one year since fighting broke out in South Sudan. Nicola Simmonds, UNICEF Campaign and Advocacy Specialist in Eastern and Southern Africa, visited South Sudan earlier this year and spoke with youth about life in the UN camp, building peace, and their hopes for the future.
JUBA, South Sudan, July 2014 – As we make our descent into…