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António Guterres: Minha visão para revitalizar as Nações Unidas

Interlusófona 20 November 2017

“Prevenir conflitos significa retornar ao básico – reforçar as instituições e construir sociedades resilientes. Como tantos conflitos são gerados a partir da marginalização e da privação de direitos, é preciso colocar o respeito pelos direitos humanos no centro das políticas nacional e internacional.  Significa também proteger e dar autonomia a mulheres e meninas, um dos passos mais importantes no desenvolvimento sustentável.”

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I fled Syria years ago. Refugee children like me can’t give up on education.

Washington Post 19 November 2017

I still remember clearly the day my father decided to leave Syria: Feb. 27, 2013.

I didn’t want to flee my beloved country, because my country is my identity. It’s where my childhood is and where my memories are. And I was sad to leave my friends and my school behind. I knew that if I lost my education that would be the end of my story.

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Germany Sees Mixed Results in Refugee Education

Al-Fanar Media 19 November 2017

BERLIN, Germany—Two years after Syrians started coming to Germany by the hundreds of thousands, the nation has had decidedly mixed results in integrating the new arrivals into its educational system. Older children are often shut out of learning anything other than German language and culture during their first year, though younger children who quickly learn the language can join their German peers in the classroom.

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Opinion: Why children need to resume school after disasters

The Mercury News 16 November 2017

Most of the more than 71,000 students affected by the North Bay fires were able to return to school. Those attending schools like Hidden Valley Satellite and Redwood Adventist Academy, where classrooms burned to the ground, will attend other schools.

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O PAPEL DA EDUCAÇÃO AO SERVIÇO DA EMERGÊNCIA COM REFUGIADOS

FEC 16 November 2017

O direito fundamental à educação em contexto de emergência passa a ser uma constante na vida de profissionais que procuram dar o melhor acesso possível a crianças, jovens e adultos à escola e à formação, num ambiente quer formal como informal.

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Journeys to class amidst conflict affecting learning

New Vision 15 November 2017

Unsafe schools, absent teachers and dangerous journeys to class are among the destructive ways that conflict is impacting the learning prospects of young Africans according to a new UNICEF survey carried out in Uganda and three other African countries.

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Two more Palestinian schools under threat

Norwegian Refugee Council 15 November 2017

Israeli court orders Palestinian students not to attend local school.
Two new Palestinian schools in the occupied West Bank, which are funded by European governments, are under threat of destruction and seizure. An Israeli court has already ordered students not to attend class in one of them.

The schools in Wadi as Seeq and Al Muntar were built over the last year with European donor funding as humanitarian relief for Palestinian Bedouin communities struggling to access basic services. They serve displaced and refugee communities who have already suffered destruction of their property over many years.

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Accueillir et travailler avec les élèves après l’ouragan Irma

Eduscol 15 November 2017

Les conséquences humaines et matérielles du passage le mercredi 6 septembre 2017 de l’ouragan Irma sur les Antilles ont été considérables, particulièrement sur les îles de Saint-Martin et Saint-Barthélémy. Pour répondre aux besoins qui pourraient s’exprimer dans les écoles et les établissements, suite au retour des élèves en classe, un ensemble de ressources est à disposition des équipes pédagogiques et éducatives. Certaines d’entre elles ont également vocation à être mobilisées sur l’ensemble du territoire français.

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Les enfants et adolescents anciens combattants de la Colombie

Migrations forcées revue 15 November 2017

Un grand nombre d’enfants et adolescents enrôlés dans le conflit armé colombien sont aujourd’hui en cours de démobilisation. Les enseignements tirés du précédent processus de paix de 2003-08 pourraient s’avérer utiles pour éclairer le processus actuel de justice transitionnelle, notamment en ce qui concerne la réintégration des mineurs anciens combattants dans la vie civile et les moyens d’éviter qu’ils soient de nouveau déplacés ou cooptés par les groupes armés.

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Développer les capacités pour renforcer le système éducatif à Haïti

UNESCO 15 November 2017

L’Institut international de planification de l’éducation de l’UNESCO (IIPE-UNESCO) et l’Union européenne ont lancé cette semaine le projet « Analyse et renforcement des capacités de planification et de pilotage du système éducatif haïtien » développé conjointement avec le ministère de l’Education nationale et de la Formation professionnelle (MENFP), dans le cadre d’un atelier de trois jours.

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Le sort des enfants en temps de conflit armé

Nations Unies 15 November 2017

Le présent rapport, qui couvre la période allant de janvier à décembre 2016, est soumis en application de la résolution 2225 (2015) du Conseil de sécurité. Il renseigne sur l’impact des conflits armés sur les enfants et donne des informations sur les violations commises en 2016 et les questions de protection connexes. Chaque fois que possible, les violations sont imputées aux parties au conflit et, conformément aux résolutions pertinentes du Conseil, on trouve dans les annexes au rapport la liste des parties qui, en violation du droit international, recrutent et utilisent des enfants, tuent et mutilent des enfants, commettent des viols et autres formes d’agressions sexuelles sur les enfants, attaquent les écoles et les hôpitaux et attaquent ou menacent d’attaquer le personnel protégé1 et enlèvent des enfants.

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Rohingya Refugee Finds Identity Helping Others Resettle

VOA News 12 November 2017

For most of his life, Hamidul Hassan says he has struggled to find an identity. As a Muslim Rohingya living in Myanmar, he had no passport, lacked the freedom to worship his religion, was not free to travel and had no formal education. He says his only hope for a future was to leave the only country he ever knew. So, in 2012, he fled to neighboring Bangladesh before reaching Malaysia. When he eventually arrived off an airplane as a refugee resettling in the United States in 2015, he spoke no English.

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Helping Refugees Is The Test Of Our Times, David Miliband Says

NPR 11 November 2017

The world refugee crisis is enormous and critical but not overwhelming, according to David Miliband, president and CEO of the International Rescue Committee. Sixty-five million people around the world in Syria, Yemen, Myanmar, South Sudan and many other places have had to flee for their lives. But he believes the world has the resources to shelter and make lives for those millions of people. It is the test of our times. He has a book, “Rescue.” And David Miliband, who’s been Britain’s foreign secretary, joins us from New York. Mr. Miliband, thanks so much for being with us.

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Refugees too need unrestricted access to quality education

Standard (Kenya) 10 November 2017

The ultimate aim of an education system is to equip learners with numeracy, literacy and life skills to realise their potential and for their respective countries to generate jobs, innovation and economic growth. Kenya, East Africa’s economic power house, has done relatively well on education but it is yet to focus on an effective system that offers life skills to learners, affording them basic skills to contribute to the country’s development agenda.

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Cabo Verde: Em direto do 3º dia do Fórum Nacional de Educação

Fórum Nacional de Educação - Cabo Verde 10 November 2017

Tema: QUALIDADE DO ENSINO SUPERIOR, DO ENSINO TÉCNICO-PROFISSIONAL E DA INVESTIGAÇÃO
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