Promoting access to quality, safe, and relevant education for all persons affected by crisis


An action plan for doing more and better for education in emergencies

19 May 2015

by Joseph Nhan-O'Reilly, Senior Education Adviser at Save the Children

At the World Education Forum in Korea this week a new global education goal, which will replace the education Millennium Development Goals (MDG) is under discussion.

The proposed new goal is to ‘Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote life-long

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INEE at the World Education Forum 2015

18 May 2015

by Arianna Pacifico, INEE Secretariat

INEE was conceived in 2000 at the World Education Forum in Dakar, a meeting which set forth a Framework for Action and galvanized global commitment to the UNESCO-led Education for All (EFA) movement. At this meeting, UN bodies and international NGOs identified that humanitarian crises were a major obstacle to the fulfillment

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EiE events at the World Education Forum 2015

18 May 2015

The World Education Forum 2015 is taking place in Incheon, Republic of Korea from May 19-22. Topics related to education in emergencies will be discussed in numerous thematic debates and group sessions throughout the week.

Listed below is a selection of the EiE-related discussions, including dates, times, location, and chair information. Visit the WEF website to join the

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Adapting Minimum Standards for Education to Jordan

11 May 2015

By Peter Hyll-Larsen, UNESCO

Jordan is a peaceful and stable country, but has been significantly challenged over the last many years by the continuous influx of refugees from countries caught in war or instability on its borders, most significantly from Palestine (since 1948), Iraq (since 2003), and Syria (since 2011). Jordan is also faced with a small range of potential

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INEE named a 2015 WISE Awards Finalist!

4 May 2015

 INEE is one of the fifteen projects chosen by WISE for providing compelling and innovative solutions to today’s most pressing challenges in education

The Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE) is delighted to announce it has been named as a 2015 WISE Awards Finalist. Inaugurated by Qatar Foundation in 2009, under the leadership of its Chairperson, Her

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INEE 2014 Annual Report

16 April 2015

We are pleased to launch the INEE 2014 Annual Report, a summary of the activities and accomplishments of the network during a very busy year.

As 2014 drew to a close, we looked back at a year of crises that had devastating effects on education around the world. The Syria crisis raged on, impacting millions of learners and effectively

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4 Things Your Institution Can Do to Support Education in Crisis

16 April 2015

By Jon Grosh, Publications Manager at the Institute of International Education. This article was originally posted at Institute of International Education on April 13, 2015.

Our experience suggests that fragile states cannot succeed without major investments in higher education. Accordingly, neglecting academic needs during and after armed conflict raises the risk of failure once peace is

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Bring Back Our Girls Now

16 April 2015

By Leila Zerrougui, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict. This article was originally posted at

A year ago, the world woke up to news of the horrific abduction by Jama’atu Ahlis Sunna Lidda’awati wal-Jihad, better known as Boko Haram* of 276 school girls

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Launching: EiE Term Bank!

10 April 2015

We are excited to announce the launch of the Education in Emergencies (EiE) Term Bank, an online glossary of over 330 key education in emergencies terms, their definitions, and sources. The EiE Term Bank aims to promote a common understanding of key EiE technical terms and to support correct and universal usage of these terms.


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The future of our network: INEE organizational review questionnaire

16 March 2015

Dear INEE Members,

Greetings to all and my respects for your work. I am a consultant working on the INEE Governance and Organizational Review, that seeks to help INEE find ways to meet the challenges of education in emergencies in the years ahead.

The governance and organizational review involves engaging with INEE members and stakeholders

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