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Survey: INEE Minimum Standards

22 August 2016

Dear INEE colleagues and friends, We need your opinions, thoughts, and advice. How can we ensure that the INEE Minimum Standards Handbook continues to be the best tool available for EiE practitioners? What more should we do to promote its use? What are the good aspects that need further support? Where are the blind spots? Should we consider a revision ...

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Call for Papers: JEiE Special Issue on Education and Peacebuilding

10 August 2016

The Journal on Education in Emergencies (JEiE) is planning a special issue on peacebuilding, scheduled for publication in the spring of 2017. For this issue, JEiE calls for papers that focus on issues related to education and peacebuilding in emergency settings, broadly conceived. We welcome both theoretical and empirical research articles that address topics surrounding education and ...

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The Brightest Hope - Lola

24 August 2016

This post is part of a blog series featuring essays from the Education in Emergencies Essay Contest, which was organized by INEE and the UN Secretary-General's Global Education First Initiative. INEE received 720 essay entries from 52 countries in four languages, from authors between the ages of seven and 68. Twelve of these essays made ...

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Out of School, Out of Sight

22 August 2016

by Karen AbuZayd, Special Adviser of the UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants   On July 15th, UNESCO Institute of Statistics and the GEM Report organized a side event, moderated by INEE, at the High-level Political Forum (HLPF) in New York entitled: “Out-of-school, out of sight? How to reach millions of children and youth denied education opportunities, including ...

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Jordan: Further Expand Education Access for Syrian Refugees

18 August 2016

This article was originally published on August 16, 2016 on Humans Right Watch.   (Amman) – Jordan should address policies that restrict Syrian refugee children’s access to school to meet ambitious goals of increased enrollment when the 2016-2017 school year begins in September, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. More than one-third ...

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The Brightest Hope - Mehreen

17 August 2016

This post is part of a blog series featuring essays from the Education in Emergencies Essay Contest, which was organized by INEE and the UN Secretary-General's Global Education First Initiative. INEE received 720 essay entries from 52 countries in four languages, from authors between the ages of seven and 68. Twelve of these essays made ...

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Fighting Poverty and Hunger for Quality Education

16 August 2016

This article was originally published on August 16, 2016 on the World Education Blog. By Salam Al-Nukta, youth advisor to the GEM Report   The youth population is continuously increasing, and is estimated to reach 1.8 billion this year. Obviously, it is a large population of mass power. Yet, as we say goodbye to another year’s International Youth Day, as the ...

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International Youth Day 2016

12 August 2016

Youth are not just the future, they are also the present! Youth are not just ‘a social and economic burden’, as so many perceive, but they hold the keys to peace and prosperity! The INEE Adolescents and Youth Task Team (AYTT) sees young people as a positive force for eradicating poverty and creating sustainable environments. ...

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[SG Blog Series] Collective action is key

11 August 2016

This post is part of the INEE Steering Group Blog Series, in which INEE Steering Group member organizations share their current work and ideas on education in emergencies.   by Nina A. Papadopoulos, Team Lead of Education in Crisis and Conflict at USAID For better or for worse, these past few years have provided the world with deep insight into ...

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The Brightest Hope - Ivy

10 August 2016

This post is part of a blog series featuring essays from the Education in Emergencies Essay Contest, which was organized by INEE and the UN Secretary-General's Global Education First Initiative. INEE received 720 essay entries from 52 countries in four languages, from authors between the ages of seven and 68. Twelve of these essays made ...

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