Webcast: Is there a link between conflict and education inequality? New evidence from quasi-experimental research
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August 19, 2016
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This USAID ECCN sponsored webcast will introduce the findings of a recent research project by FHI 360, based on decades of education and conflict data. In addition to presenting the findings, the webinar will particularly focus on the data and research methods used for the study, and facilitate a discussion on its implications for further […]

Learning From the Young People Leading Education Initiatives in Conflict & Crisis Situations
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May 31, 2016
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Join the Washington Network on Children in Armed Conflict (WNCAC) on June 16th at 9:00am EST as we hear from the young people leading education initiatives to build peace and resilience within their communities in Nigeria, India, Colombia, Morocco and Syria. An interactive discussion will follow the presentation. In conflict, the world typically looks at […]

Discussion Forum Invitation, NYC: Gender, Education and Peacebuilding- Sustaining Gender Equality Through Education
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March 17, 2016
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Date: 18 March, Time: 01:15 PM – 02:45 PM Location: Danny Kaye Visitor Center                    UNICEF House                    3 UN Plaza, New York This moderated panel discussion, a side event accompanying the 60th Session of the Commission on the […]

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 […]

Education for Peacebuilding Programs: Guidance & Measurement
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December 17, 2015
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Join us for a brown bag/webinar discussion of the elements required for successful education interventions with the backdrop of peace-building in fragile or conflict-affected areas. We will hear about education-related findings from EDC’s Honduras Cross-Sectoral Youth Violence Prevention Assessment and Search for Common Ground will present its Emerging Practices in Design, Monitoring, and Evaluation of […]

New proposed indicators to monitor the post-2015 education framework
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This post was originally published on May 13th, 2015 by Albert Motivans, Head of Education Statistics, UNESCO Institute for Statistics and Manos Antoninis, Senior Policy Analyst, Education for All Global Monitoring Report (EFAGMR) on the EFAGMR: World Education Blog.  The post-2015 sustainable development agenda, including the education goal, has received praise for its ambitious and universal […]

Equity is a key theme during education conference in Washington: Reporting from the largest education research conference
March 23, 2015
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Disproportionate access to goods, funds, training, or attention can play a large part in driving conflict, which is why equity is so important to conflict-sensitive education, and by extension, to sustainable peace. This year’s annual conference of the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) put a heavy emphasis on this theme and uncovered both surprising […]

Protecting Education from Attack during Armed Conflict
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Reflecting on the Washington Network on Children & Armed Conflict (WNCAC) event By Laura Barry and Patrick Gregoire To keep girls ignorant; to assert control over a given area; to take youths for sex slaves or bolster fighting ranks; to convert a school building to a barracks; and sectarian conflict. These are the presumed motives […]

Education for Peacebuilding – Capturing Results for the Post-2015 Landscape
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June 30, 2014
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If you missed the brownbag on education for peacebuilding M&E on July 7, please view the recording below. Event Overview Education has enormous potential to contribute to peacebuilding. When conflict-sensitive, relevant, and delivered equitably, it can be a transformative institution with the power to touch every citizen, male and female. As the recognition of education’s […]