Education for All in Sri Lanka: Striving for “a big win for everyone” Education for All in Sri Lanka: Striving for “a big win for everyone”
Counting Sheep in Afghanistan: Teaching video skills in a remote village in Bamyan province
Podcast #98 – Day of the Girl 2014 – Empowering adolescent girls: Ending the cycle of violence
New documentary highlights daily commitment of teachers around the world
Capoeira brings leisure and peace-building for refugees in northern DR Congo
Youth Strive to Build Peace in South Sudan
Podcast #97 – Twenty years of Back-to-School campaign: a better future for children living in emergencies
Podcast #96 – Power to young advocates
Alan Smith: Attacks on UN schools in Gaza clearly breach international law Alan Smith: Attacks on UN schools in Gaza clearly breach international law Alan Smith: Attacks on UN schools in Gaza clearly breach international law Alan Smith: Attacks on UN schools in Gaza clearly breach international law
Liberia’s National Volunteers Empower Youth as Agents of Change Liberia’s National Volunteers Empower Youth as Agents of Change Liberia’s National Volunteers Empower Youth as Agents of Change
Adolescent theatre builds peace in Sierra Leone Adolescent theatre builds peace in Sierra Leone
Podcast #95 – More funding needed to keep the promise of education
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  • Education for All in Sri Lanka: Striving for “a big win for everyone”
  • Counting Sheep in Afghanistan: Teaching video skills in a remote village in Bamyan province
  • Podcast #98 – Day of the Girl 2014 – Empowering adolescent girls: Ending the cycle of violence
  • New documentary highlights daily commitment of teachers around the world
  • Capoeira brings leisure and peace-building for refugees in northern DR Congo
  • Youth Strive to Build Peace in South Sudan
  • Podcast #97 – Twenty years of Back-to-School campaign: a better future for children living in emergencies
  • Podcast #96 – Power to young advocates
  • Alan Smith: Attacks on UN schools in Gaza clearly breach international law
  • Liberia’s National Volunteers Empower Youth as Agents of Change
  • Adolescent theatre builds peace in Sierra Leone
  • Podcast #95 – More funding needed to keep the promise of education
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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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In Focus

Regional Consultation Meeting on Education and Resilience in East Asia and the Pacific – 4-7 November 2014, Quezon City, the Philippines

Regional Consultation Meeting on Education and Resilience in East Asia and the Pacific – 4-7 November 2014, Quezon City, the Philippines
31 October 2014 0
Many countries in the East Asia and the Pacific region are facing significant challenges of reducing conflict and building peace, while at the same time addressing natural hazards and the effects of climate change. Ministries of education and other education agencies and stakeholders have a central role to play in helping prevent and reduce the impact of these challenges. UNICEF,…

Education for All in Sri Lanka: Striving for “a big win for everyone”

Education for All in Sri Lanka: Striving for “a big win for everyone”
31 October 2014 0
NEW YORK, 4 November 2014 – Sri Lanka’s universal primary education policies of the past 70 years have been a great success – for most children. Nearly 98 per cent of children complete a primary school education and the country boasts a 92.3 per cent literacy rate. But what about the 2 per cent not in school? Many of the…