17 June 2015
by Silje S. Skeie, Special Advisor on Education at the Norwegian Refugee Council This Op-Ed was originally published in the June 2015 issue of NRC's Perspective Magazine. Read the sections on education in emergencies here.
2015 marks the year when all children should have been in school, according to the Millennium Development Goals. However, 58 million children
15 September 2014
by Cynthia Koons, Conflict Sensitive Education Capacity Development Coordinator
It’s a fact: education is a right. This right is documented in the Millennium Development Goals, the Education for All Goals, and other international agreements, including the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
However, in conflict-affected and fragile states, we know that this right to
19 August 2013
by Mark Kaye, Humanitarian Communications Emergency Response Personnel, and Jonathan Hyams, Humanitarian Film & Photo ERP
The horrifying truth is that 90% of victims of conflicts are civilians and half of these are children. Every year, thousands of children die, while many more are injured, orphaned or separated from their family purely because they are growing up in
7 May 2013
by Julia Paulson on May 7, 2013
At the beginning of April, INEE and UNESCO IIEP hosted a High-Level Event on Conflict Sensitive Education at UNESCO Paris. The event was attended by a number of UNESCO country representatives and Ministers of Education from many conflict-affected countries together with practitioners and researchers from the education and conflict/emergencies community (EiE).
28 March 2013
by Maria Lucia Uribe, Coordinator of the INEE Working Group on Education and Fragility
INEE and the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP) are co-organizing a High Level Symposium on Conflict Sensitive Education – Why and How that aims to mobilize education stakeholders in the prioritization of quality education in
30 January 2013
by Nirina Kiplagat
Nirina Kiplagat is a Programme Specialist in the United Nations Interagency Framework Team for Preventive Action, a framework of UN agencies, programmes, funds and departments to catalyze integrated initiatives for early preventive action. The UN Interagency Framework Team for Preventive Action is a member of the INEE Working Group on Education and Fragility.<