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, United States of America, 27 August 2014 – As children around the world prepare to head ‘back to school’ the unprecedented number of ongoing emergencies are devastating education systems for millions of children. About 58 million children are currently out of school and half of those are missing out because of conflict. Twenty years ago, UNICEF launched the…
World Humanitarian Day, 19 August, is a time to recognize those who face danger and adversity in order to help others.
On the eve of deployment to Erbil, Iraq, Manan Kotak, UNICEF’s Humanitarian Support Personnel for Education in Emergencies, shares his experiences as a humanitarian worker.
NEW YORK, 18 August, 2014 – I always wanted to work in emergencies. I…