Final Report: Participatory Video for Most Significant Change Evaluation of the LEAP Sport Program
June 10, 2014
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Summary Report of a Most Significant Change (MSC) Participatory Video (PV) evaluation workshop for the LEAP SPORT program in Eldoret, Kenya. The LEAP Program: Following the post-election violence, triggered by the disputed presidential elections of December 2007, Mercy Corps responded through its Rift Valley Local Empowerment for Peace (LEAP) and the LEAP SPORT Programme. The program is […]

Adapting a Violence-Prevention Curriculum to the Haitian Setting: Insights from Focus Group Discussions
June 10, 2014
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Summary This report presents qualitative data from focus group discussions held with 10th-12th grade students and teachers in a private high school in Port-au-Prince about how to adapt a violence-prevention curriculum to the Haitian context. The study pointed to some needed changes in order to improve the usefulness of the curriculum in the Haitian setting. […]

The Role of Education in Peacebuilding: Methodological Framework and Synthesis for Three Country Case Studies

Summary The purpose of the study was to examine the role of education in peacebuilding in postconflict settings and to consider how education interventions and programming could have a stronger role in the peacebuilding architecture of the UN system. Given concerns about the frequency of relapses into conflict, highlighted as a priority to be addressed by United Nations (UN) […]

The Role of Youth in Peacebuilding and Community Decision Making in Nepal: Two-Year Programmatic Evaluation Report
June 6, 2014
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Summary Using media and community-based activities, SFCG aimed to foster the participation of key sectors of the population in Nepal in the peacebuilding process, with a particular focus on youth. In this context, SFCG conducted two-year programmatic evaluation to assess the outcomes, successes and shortcomings of their youth in peace building and community decision making […]

Support for Kosovo’s Young Leaders (SKYL) End of Program Evaluation
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June 6, 2014
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Summary Youth are recognized as having the strongest potential to lead the way toward more peaceful coexistence in Kosovo. The SKYL program offered young people from diverse communities the opportunity to: Enhance job skills, experience and support needed to find future employment; Gain confidence and skills they need to play a more active leadership role in […]

Youth Reintegration Training and Education for Peace (YRTEP) Program, Sierra Leone: Impact Evaluation
June 6, 2014
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Summary The overall goals of the program were: 1) to contribute to the reintegration of ex-combatants and war affected youth by providing substantial engagement with these groups starting from their demobilization to their return to civilian life; 2) to assist in the process of reintegrating both ex-combatants and war affected youth into their communities; and 3) to provide […]

Peace Education Programme in Dadaab and Kakuma, Kenya: Evaluation Summary
June 6, 2014
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Summary PEP is not a conflict resolution program, although it includes a small component on conflict resolution skills. It teaches conflict mediation techniques, which promote the active participation of the parties, concerned in finding a win-win, durable solution facilitated by a mediator.  PEP is an education program aiming at individual learning over time, through long-term […]

Building Peace and Prosperity in the Casamance

Summary The program, “Building Peace and Prosperity in the Casamance,” Cooperative Agreement” N° 685-A-00-01 00137-00, was executed by the NGO World Education for a period of three years from July 1, 2001 to June 30, 2004. The program is part of USAID’s Special Objective for the Casamance which was put into place to respond the […]

Where Peace Begins: Education’s Role in Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding

Summary Most people recognize instinctively the role of education in preventing conflict and in building peace. Most people also understand the dangers inherent in the abuse of education systems. Against this background, part of the purpose of this report is to set out – on the basis of Save the Children’s experience – what we […]

The Role of Education in Peacebuilding: A Synthesis Report of Findings from Lebanon, Nepal and Sierra Leone

Summary The role and practice of peace-building in conflict-affected countries has risen up the agenda of United Nations (UN) agencies, donor agencies and international non-governmental organizations (INGOs) throughout the past two decades. While peacekeeping and peacemaking have played an important role in UN activities since its foundation, it was not until 1992 that the language […]