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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New York, July 14, 2014 – Attacks on teachers and other educators are a disturbingly common tactic of war and a serious threat to education, the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack (GCPEA) said in a new study released today, Protecting Education Personnel from Targeted Attack in Conflict-Affected Countries. The report describes how teachers have been targeted around the…
Of the world’s 58 million out-of-school children, more than half live in countries scarred by war and violence. Yet education is perhaps the single most transformative institution for children. It can lift children out of poverty, keep them safe from violence and help them become global citizens for peace.
On 25 and 26 June, the Global Partnership for Education is…