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ICTJ-UNICEF Panel: Education as Crucial Tool for Peace

ICTJ-UNICEF Panel: Education as Crucial Tool for Peace

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.…




Press release: More than 380,000 children out of school in northern Mali, three months into school year

Press release: More than 380,000 children out of school in northern Mali,  three months into school year

Aïsata, Oumou et Farimata, 7 years old, are now students in first year at Alpha Moya school, in Timbuktu, Mali. Their school is supported by UNICEF ‘Every Child Counts’ campaign that targets a total of 100,000 children in conflict-affected areas. Education is a key factor in the early recovery process for children. It helps children to restore a sense of




NEWS: Conflict drives 13 million children out of school in the Middle East and North Africa, according to a new UNICEF report

NEWS: Conflict drives 13 million children out of school in the Middle East and North Africa, according to a new UNICEF report

AMMAN, Jordan, 3 September 2015 – Surging conflict and political upheaval across the Middle East and North Africa are preventing more than 13 million children from going to school, according to a UNICEF Middle East and North Africa Regional Office report “Education Under Fire” released today.

©Photo by Omar Sanadiki Bassam and Hamida, 12, are twins from Homs, have been




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