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Forging a peaceful future: Four years of UNICEF’s Learning for Peace programme

Forging a peaceful future: Four years of UNICEF’s Learning for Peace programme
08 August 2016 0
Panelists (L-R) Patrick Fine, FHI 360 CEO; Angela Kearney UNICEF Pakistan Representative; Yasmin Haque, UNICEF Deputy Director of Emergency Programmes; Henk-Jan Brinkman UN Peacebuilding Support Office Chief of Policy Planning and Application.

By Caroline Utz

Panelists (L-R) Patrick Fine, FHI 360 CEO; Angela Kearney UNICEF Pakistan Representative; Yasmin Haque, UNICEF Deputy Director of Emergency Programmes; Henk-Jan Brinkman UN Peacebuilding Support Office Chief of Policy Planning and Application.

New York, 8 August 2016- UNICEF and partners are a step closer to building peace, Eran Nagan, of the Government of the Netherlands said at …



Education for Peacebuilding – Sara’s Story

Education for Peacebuilding – Sara’s Story
03 June 2016 0
Sara's Story

Sara’s Story

“The conflict between our communities had poisoned everything. School should have been the one place we could all belong… but even here, we were still divided. But somewhere along the way, something began to happen…”…



Learning for peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Learning for peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo
27 May 2016 0
Jeannette looks on as two boys make peace. With support from UNICEF's Learning for Peace programme, her community is incorporating peacebuilding activities into schools.

© UNICEF DRC/2016/Jones
Jeannette, 14, performs in a play about peacebuilding. She is from the Batwa (Pygmy) ethnic group, who live side by side with the Baluba (Bantu) in this part of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Sometimes conflict erupts between the two groups.

A year ago, violent conflict between ethnic groups in Jeannette’s community forced her to flee her



Over 250,000 children affected by Colombia conflict since 2013, despite peace talks – UNICEF

Over 250,000 children affected by Colombia conflict since 2013, despite peace talks – UNICEF
20 March 2016 0

On 2 March 2016, Solanyi Vanesa Ortiz, 13 yrs old, is seen in her class at the El Diviso school in El Diviso, Narino, Colombia. © UNICEF/UN013297/LeMoyne

This story was originally published on UNICEF Press Center webpage.

BOGOTA/NEW YORK, 19 March 2016 – More than 250,000 children have been affected by the conflict in Colombia since peace talks between the …



ICTJ-UNICEF Panel: Education as Crucial Tool for Peace

ICTJ-UNICEF Panel: Education as Crucial Tool for Peace
02 February 2016 0
Photo credit: ©Meredith Barges/ICTJ

Photo credit: © Meredith Barges/ICTJ

This story originally appeared on ICTJ website.

On January 21, ICTJ and UNICEF held a special event to launch an important new report on the links between education and transitional justice. The launch was accompanied by a panel discussion moderated by ICTJ President David Tolbert.…



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