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The Book of Needs (Vol. I) of Fifteen War-Devastated Countries in Education, Science and Culture

UNESCO, UNESCO   |   PDF

The Book of Needs Volume I (1947) is UNESCO’s first account of post-war educational and cultural losses and needs in 15 countries affected by World War II.

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Girls’ Right to Education in Emergencies

The State of Qatar , The State of Qatar   |   Word Doc

At the margins of the United Nations General Assembly High-level Thematic Debate on Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, the Permanent Missions of Portugal, State of Qatar, and Norway to the

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Justice for children in humanitarian action (Executive Summary)

Global Protection Cluster, Global Protection Cluster   |   PDF

Scoping study to examine knowledge of CPMS 14 among child protection and juvenile justice practitioners Children are always among the most vulnerable in an emergency. Emergencies both exacerbate pre-existing protection concerns

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Ensuring Quality Education for Young Refugees from Syria

Dawn Chatty, Sarah Wahby, Hashem Ahmadzadeh, Leen Hashem, Jalal El Husseini, Metin Corabatir with contributions from Hoshang Waziri, Zeina Bali, Maha Al Aseel and Farah Akel, Refugee Studies Centre   |   PDF

Ensuring Quality Education for Young Refugees from Syria (12-25 years): A mapping exercise focuses on access to education by refugee youth, a crucial yet often overlooked element in the humanitarian

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The Impact of Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism on the Right to Education

Ivy Evonne Wanjiku Kihara, Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria, South Africa   |   PDF

Although terrorism is a real threat to the society, human rights cannot be put aside to counter terrorism. Human rights like the right to education must be protected and respected.

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Mapping the Syrian crisis in hosting countries: Syrian refugee children out of Lebanese school

Fabiana Maglio, Institute of Education, Faculty of Policy and Society, University of London   |   PDF

The aim of this article is to analyse issues associated with the education or the absence of education of Syrian people, who are in a refugee situation, using both Human

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Another Casualty of Israel’s Wars: Palestinians’ Right to Education

yAimee Shalan and Samer Abdelnour, Al-Shabaka, The Palestinian Policy Network   |   PDF

These blatant attacks and abuses are the most recent manifestation of what has been an ongoing Israeli policy to target and repress Palestinian education under the country’s military occupation.

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Strengthening the Right to Education in Conflict Situations

Lulwa Rizkallah, Georgetown University Law Center   |   PDF

Education is a human right and a vital tool in the protection and promotion of human rights. In conflict situations however, the right to education is often compromised and difficult

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Global Initiative on Out-of-School Children: West and Central Africa Regional Report

UNICEF, UNICEF & UNESCO Institute for Statistics   |   PDF

With the 2015 target date for the Millennium Development Goals and Education For All fast approaching, the issue of out-of-school children is more important than ever for countries in West and

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Global Initiative on Out-of-School Children: Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Report

UNICEF ESARO, UNESCO UIS, Sussex University UK, UCW, UNICEF & UNESCO Institute for Statistics   |   PDF

Remarkable efforts have been made to increase educational access in the Eastern and Southern Africa Region (ESAR) and to achieve the targets highlighted by the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and

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