30 June 2017
By Ingunn Eidhammer, Education Advisor with Save the Children Norway
“Armed men had invaded and destroyed our school, the boards and textbooks had been used as firewood. This war destroyed children, and some even became part of armed groups”
Student, North Kivu, DRC<
31 May 2016
This article was written by MaisElReem S. Zuhaika, an independent consultant.
After long years of a complex and protracted conflict, Sudan is faced today by many challenges that prohibit the provision of education, and puts children at risk. Humanitarian needs in Sudan are not only caused by the effects of this prolonged conflict, but are also
10 November 2015
by Diya Nijhowne, Director, Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack
This post was originally published in the November 2015 Protecting Education Newsletter.
Ahead of the third year anniversary of the Pakistani Taliban’s shooting of schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai in a violent reaction to her commitment to girls’ education, GCPEA convened a
7 October 2015
by Peter Transburg, INEE, with content prepared by the Permanent Mission of the State of Qatar to the UN.
On September 30th, 2015, at an event marking the opening of the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), a number of high-level representatives urged the international community to address more effectively and decisively the
9 September 2015
by World Vision International
This post was originally published as a blog by World Vision on September 9, 2015.
More than 13 million children across the Middle East and North Africa have been forced out of school due to conflict and escalating political tensions in the region, according to a new report released by the
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
16 April 2015
By Leila Zerrougui, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict. This article was originally posted at https://childrenandarmedconflict.un.org/bring-back-our-girls-now/.
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
9 February 2015
By Gordon Brown, United Nations special envoy for Global Education. This blog was originally posted by Business World Online.
In an ideal world, whenever children needed help, they would get it. When girls and boys were forced from their homes or classrooms because of war, natural disaster, or other crises, the international
16 December 2014
Comunicado de prensa de La Coalición Global para Proteger la Educación de Ataques (GCPEA)
(Ginebra) Fuerzas armadas gubernamentales y grupos armados no estatales deberían abstenerse de utilizar establecimientos educativos con fines militares conforme a las nuevas Directrices para Prevenir el Uso Militar de Escuelas y Universidades durante
16 December 2014
Communiqué de presse de la Coalition mondiale pour la protection de l’éducation contre les attaques (GCPEA)
(Genève, le 16 décembre 2014). Les forces armées gouvernementales et les groupes armés non étatiques devraient s’abstenir d’utiliser les établissements d’