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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This press release was originally posted on UNICEF.org.
DAKAR/NEW YORK/GENEVA, 20 January 2015 – As schools reopen in Guinea, UNICEF and partners are helping reduce as much as possible the risk of Ebola transmission, training teachers to implement safety measures such as daily temperature screening, and supplying thermometers and handwashing kits for schools.
“The closure of schools has had a…
This blog was originally posted on UNICEF Connect.
More and more schools in Central African Republic (CAR) have re-opened their doors since the government declared 20 November 2014 as the official start of the new school year. However, attacks on schools are still robbing thousands of children of an education.
This year’s reopening of schools was not easy for any…