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October 20, 2015 at 10:38 pm EST

The Education for Peacebuilding M&E Community on DME for Peace invites you to join our upcoming webinar,

Measuring Peacebuilding Education and Advocacy, Strategic Level Results and Beyond: a discussion on assessment methodology and challenges

Tuesday October 27, 2015 at 10:00AM EDT.

Click here to register! 

With support from UNICEF, The Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI) is conducting a series of evaluation research and surveys on perceptions and attitudes about peace and education in 5 selected countries (Burundi, Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Palestine, and Uganda).

Each study was designed to provide country offices with relevant data to inform programming and evaluate results of on-going interventions. Together, these studies strengthen existing efforts to measure dimensions central to peacebuilding and education, including social cohesion and resilience.

The focus on the discussion will be on the methodological approaches HHI developed for this collaborative research program as well as some of the challenges with implementation across different context and stakeholders.

About the Speaker

Patrick Vinck, Ph.D., is the director of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative’s Peace and Human Rights Data Program. He is assistant professor at the Harvard Medical School and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and holds faculty appointments at the Faculty of Arts and Science, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Currently, Patrick directs several research projects to assess progress toward peace, resilience and social cohesion in countries affected by mass violence. His research, available at, examines the effects of exposure to violence, long term solutions to displacement, and the role of institutions such as education and transitional justice in peacebuilding. He has written about the consequences of war and the role of justice, governance and transitional mechanism to achieve peace. He is also the co-founder of KoBoToolbox ( a leading tool developed to enhance the collection, aggregation and visualization of crisis data. He co-founded of the Data Pop Alliance, a partnership between HHI, MIT and ODI to advance the responsible use of Big Data for social good. Patrick serves as a regular consultant and advisor on peacebuilding and vulnerability analysis to the United Nations World Food Program, World Bank, and Peacebuilding Fund. 

We look forward to seeing (hearing) you Tuesday October 27, 2015 at 10:00AM EDT!

Please remember to register with GoToWebinar before the talk to ensure you get your unique webinar link in time.



The Education for Peacebuilding M&E and DME for Peace Team

November 7, 2015 at 8:53 pm EST

Thank you everyone who joined us for the webinar with the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative on Measuring Peacebuilding Education and Advocacy.

Our speaker, Patrick Vinck, has responded to the questions raised during the presentation on our discussion page, available here,

See where the conversation is going, and add your thoughts!

Very best,

The Education for Peacebuilding M and E and DME for Peace Team