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 […]

Youth Agency, Education, and Peacebuilding
June 2, 2015
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** This is a cross-post from UNICEF’s Learning for Peace website. ** This Literature Review, carried out by consortium researchers at the University of Amsterdam, aims to provide insights into youth agency and the dynamics of conflict and peace in conflict-affected contexts. In particular it focuses on how educational interventions may contribute to enhancing the […]

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 […]

Education for Safety, Resilience and Social Cohesion Resource Library
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Education for Safety, Resilience and Social Cohesion is a collaborative programme between the Protect Education in Insecurity and Conflict (PEIC) Programme and UNESCO’s International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP) and International Bureau of Education (IBE). The programme aims to strengthen education systems such that they can better withstand and prevent shocks from disasters, insecurity or conflicts. […]

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 […]

Peacebuilding and Youth in South Sudan (PBEA Programme) © UNICEF video
December 16, 2014
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Raymond Ran Johnson, 18, shares his story of displacement and hopes for peacebuilding in South Sudan. The conflict in South Sudan has forced over 1.9 million people from their homes, more than half of whom are children. 1.43 million people remain displaced inside the country. The activity, implemented in partnership with the Youth LEAD Project […]

Global Mapping of UNICEF Communication for Development (C4D) Interventions in Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation

Summary This mapping examines the use of Communication for Development (C4D) in peacebuilding efforts. It is one of the core activities proposed by UNICEF’s Communication for Development Section to support the multi-year Peacebuilding, Education and Advocacy Programme, managed by the Education Section and involving 14 Country Offices. The findings of this initial mapping are meant to inform UNICEF Country Offices about effective C4D programs in peacebuilding across […]

Pilot Test of a Violence-Prevention Curriculum among High School Students in Port-au- Prince, Haiti: Baseline Evaluation Survey Report
June 18, 2014
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Executive Summary 1. Levels of dating violence were high. Approximately 98 percent of students had experienced some form of psychological dating violence victimization. Three out of four students had experienced some form of physical/sexual violence victimization. Ninety-four percent of students reported some type of psychological dating violence perpetration while 63 percent reported some physical/sexual dating […]

Youth Theater for Peace: Program Evaluation
June 12, 2014
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Summary The Youth Theater for Peace (YTP) programs in Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan work to promote sustainable conflict prevention at the community level. The YTP programs both in Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan were found to achieve measurable outcomes in facilitating lasting attitudinal and behavioral changes regarding conflict issues among youth and adult program participants. Furthermore, the programs managed to engage wider community members in the […]