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 […]

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 […]

Literature Review: Youth Agency, Peacebuilding and Education
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July 13, 2015
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This Literature Review on Youth Agency, Peacebuilding and Education is part of the work of the Research Consortium on Education and Peacebuilding, supported by the UNICEF Peacebuilding, Education and Advocacy Programme. It aims to provide insights into youth agency and the dynamics of conflict and peace in conflict-affected contexts. In particular it focuses on how […]

Youth Agency, Education, and Peacebuilding
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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 […]

The Youth Agency, Peacebuilding and Education Literature Review
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May 26, 2015
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This post was originally published on May 20th, 2015 on the UNICEF Learning for Peace online community of practice. Click here for the original posting. 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 […]

Club Messengers for Peace
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The decade long civil war in Côte d’Ivoire and the aggravated political crisis brought on by the 2010 Presidential Elections left deep divisions within the West African nation. These deep divisions led many youth to join rebel or militia movements in order to secure their livelihoods  and escape negative socioeconomic circumstances. Many of these movements were influenced […]

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 […]

Investment in Equity and Peacebuilding: South Africa Case Study
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Investment in Equity and Peacebuilding: South Africa Case Study by Family Health International 360 (FHI 360)’s Education Policy and Data Center (EPDC), carried out as part of UNICEF’s Peacebuilding and Education Advocacy (PBEA) program, examines the relationship of investments in educational equity and in social capital on social cohesion in South Africa. Much of South Africa’s modern history […]

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. […]