As schools reopen in Guinea, UNICEF helps efforts to reduce Ebola transmission risk
Attacks against schools threaten the return of thousands of students in CAR Attacks against schools threaten the return of thousands of students in CAR Attacks against schools threaten the return of thousands of students in CAR
New Year in Syria offers little chance of children’s education as schools remain targets of conflict
Resilience and Hope – The Children of South Sudan
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
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  • As schools reopen in Guinea, UNICEF helps efforts to reduce Ebola transmission risk
  • Attacks against schools threaten the return of thousands of students in CAR
  • New Year in Syria offers little chance of children’s education as schools remain targets of conflict
  • Resilience and Hope – The Children of South Sudan
  • 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
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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

Pilot Project Flying High in Somalia

Pilot Project Flying High in Somalia
09 March 2015 0
This story is an excerpt from the February 2015 edition of The PBEA Post, the Peacebuilding, Education and Advocacy Regional Update for Eastern and Southern Africa. For the full update, visit UNICEF’s Eastern and Southern Africa regional office Media Centre. Schools as Zones of Peace in Somalia One of the key objectives of all PBEA interventions in Somalia is to…

Research points to the power of educational equity in reducing civil conflict

Research points to the power of educational equity in reducing civil conflict
09 March 2015 0
This blog was originally posted in the FHI360 degrees° blog. Unequal educational opportunity often lies at the heart of deep inequities in economic productivity, social well-being and participation in democratic institutions. Key livelihood statistics show that across the globe, individuals with lower levels of education are more likely to earn less, have poorer health outcomes and are less likely to…