A Year of Plenty: A story of change
May 25, 2016
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In a nation in turmoil, Mr Mayong is a happy man. A resident of Tonj East, in South Sudan’s isolated North West, change has come to his predominantly cattle-raising lands. Surrounded by sourgham crops that tower above him, and interspersed with maize crops and sugar cane, he knows there will be plenty to eat and […]

Promoting Nonviolence in Yemeni Schools
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May 25, 2016
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Cross-posted on behalf of the Search for Common Ground Yemen team, from the Search for Common Ground Blog Yemen is currently in the midst of one of the most underreported conflicts on Earth. The media are not covering it, but bombs and battles are devastating the country, claiming the lives of thousands and displacing many more. […]

Seminar Invitation: Researching the Role of Education in Peacebuilding
March 2, 2016
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Researching the Role of Education in Peacebuilding

Between July 2014 and June 2016 the Research Consortium on Education and Peacebuilding, a partnership between UNICEF and the University of Amsterdam, the University of Sussex, Ulster University and in country partners, is conducting a program of research with the intention of addressing one of the UNICEF Learning for Peace Program key initiatives, ‘contributing to […]

Webinar! Education and Social Cohesion in Pakistan
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December 3, 2015
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The Education for Peacebuilding M&E Community of Practice on DME for Peace is happy to host a presentation and Q&A with UNICEF’s Pakistan Team on Tuesday December 15th, 9:00 AM EST. Please register here: REGISTER Conflict and insecurity are among the most significant development challenges affecting children and youth in Pakistan. Recognizing the deterioration of social cohesion […]

Blog: ICTJ and UNICEF’s Research Reveals Essential Links Between Education and Transitional Justice
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November 17, 2015
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Originally posted on the International Center for Transitional Justice blog.  In countries emerging from conflict or dictatorship, the risk of recurrence of violence is real. The way in which societies learn about and remember the past – how and why mass atrocity occurred – can enlarge or reduce this risk. Because of this cyclical dynamic […]

Webinar! Introducing the DM&E of Education for Peacebuilding Guide.
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November 8, 2015
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DME for Peace and the M&E Thursday Talks were pleased to host Rebecca Herrington of Search for Common Ground as she presented the new Emerging Practices in Design, Monitoring, and Evaluation of Education for Peacebuilding Programming Guide, on Thursday November 19, 2015. Rebecca presented on on how the Guide contributes to learning and growth of education for peacebuilding […]

Emerging Practices in Design, Monitoring, and Evaluation of Education for Peacebuilding Programming Guide
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This practical Guide contributes to learning and growth of education for peacebuilding by focusing on key elements of program design, monitoring, and evaluation (DM&E) for education interventions with peacebuilding aims in fragile and conflict-affected environments. Presenting critical information, practical tips, resources and tools for all stages in program cycles, and emerging practices and lessons learned […]

Interview with Carina Omoeva: Does education inequality lead to violent conflict?
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Does education inequality lead to violent conflict? This is one of the big questions that Unicef’s Learning for Peace research and programming have sought to answer. Tomorrow Unicef and FHI360 are hosting a panel on the topic; we were able to chat with one of tomorrow’s panelist’s Carina Omoeva, PhD, Director, Education Policy and Data […]

Webinar! Measuring Peacebuilding Education and Advocacy with the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative
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The Education for Peacebuilding M&E Community on DME for Peace was pleased to host a discussion on, Measuring Peacebuilding Education and Advocacy, Strategic Level Results and Beyond on Tuesday October 27, 2015. With support from UNICEF Learning for Peace Program, The Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI) is conducting a series of knowledge, attitude, and perception (KAP) surveys to […]

When an Evaluation Becomes a Peacebuilding Intervention
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July 2, 2015
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This post was originally featured on the DME for Peace home site.  In January 2015, UNICEF partnered with InsightShare  to use their Participatory Video and Most Significant Change approach to demonstrate the results of two of UNICEF’s “Learning for Peace” interventions in Cote d’Ivoire. Those interventions were Peace Messenger Clubs, implemented withSearch for Common Ground […]