1 November 2017
by Friedrich Affolter, Education Expert for Risk-Informed Programming, UNICEF
Violent conflict impacts all aspects of human survival, security, and well-being. Conflict and fragility are the greatest threats to human development; sustained, positive outcomes for human development will not be possible unless the current cycles of violent conflict end. As it is aptly stated in Transforming Our World:
27 June 2016
This article was originally published on June 27th, 2016 by NORRAG NEWSbite.
By Mieke Lopes Cardozo, University of Amsterdam; Jovana Carapic, Small Arms Survey, Geneva; Joost Monks, NORRAGViolent cities: the ghettoes of our world?
The world is less peaceful today than it was in 2008, is indicated by the results of the 2015 Global Peace Index. Regardless
27 July 2015
by Mieke T.A. Lopes Cardozo, University of Amsterdam
This post was originally published on the NORRAG NewsBite blog in February 2015.
The resilience-hype: the new kid on the education-in-emergencies block
In a NORRAG NEWSBite blog post Roger Dale (2014) convincingly argued how “without theory, there are
2 January 2014
Par professeur Henrik Urdal
En cette période de changement démographique sans précédent -- en 2050, la planète devrait compter 9,6 milliards d'habitants vivant principalement en ville -- les structures démographiques jouent un rôle significatif dans la paix et la stabilité des pays.
14 November 2013
by Julie McBride, War Child Holland
In 2007, UNICEF took the lead in developing the Paris Principles, and Guidelines on Children Associated with Armed Forces or Armed Groups were developed. This document was a breakthrough in its addressing of the complex issue of the release and reintegration of child soldiers. However, since 2007, there have been a
24 June 2013
Dr. Grace Akukwe is a principal project specialist with the International Development, Evaluation and Research Program at American Institutes for Research (AIR). Dr. Akukwe has over fifteen years’ experience working in developing country contexts focusing on education. Her area of research interest is in the sustainability and institutionalization of effective governance systems. Her project management portfolio in conflict
10 March 2013
by Elin Martinez, Save the Children UK. Read her blog here.
The ongoing process to shape the post-2015 framework includes an interesting angle whereby citizens around the world are asked to rank their top priorities for what development goals will come after 2015. The My2015 first online and offline survey results have shown that ‘a good education&
20 December 2012
Mary Kangethe is an Assistant Director of Education in the Ministry of Education Kenya. She is Coordinator of the Peace Education Programme in the Ministry. She is also an expert resource person for the INEE Working Group on Education and Fragility. In this interview, Mary Kangethe explains the Ministry's work on education and peace through highlights from policy
21 November 2012
by Jake Scobey-Thal
When soldiers arrived in Bangued village in the mountains of northern Philippines in May 2011 they set up a barracks in the storage bunker below the principal’s office in the elementary school. Teachers reported that while the soldiers kept weapons in