In a recent call to action, the Obama administration announced that 15 companies have committed to help refugees in three impact areas: education, employment and enablement (think internet service, bank accounts and infrastructure projects). Big corporations such as Accenture, Google and Mastercard are among the founding members of this private-sector push. Meanwhile, Microsoft Philanthropies, the software giant’s charitable giving arm, has kicked in $20 million in cash grants and products to facilitate refugee relief efforts.
Le sommet humanitaire mondial qui a pris fin le 24 mai à Istanbul, a été marqué par des annonces fortes sur les moyens de répondre au besoin d’éducation des enfants et des jeunes vivant dans les situations de crises.
Today Unicef UK ambassador Tom Hiddleston met with the Secretary of State for International Development Justine Greening and pupils from Hampstead School, London. A discussion took place about the UK’s role in keeping children safe in humanitarian emergencies.
UNRWA hosted more than 80 education practitioners, policymakers, academics, non-government officials, UN staff and representatives from countries across the globe who gathered in Amman, Jordan, for the biannual International Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE) Working Group. INEE is a global network of more than 12,000 members and 130 partner organizations that has worked to raise the visibility of the importance of education in emergencies and led on the development of key standards to support its implementation.
The British Council in Pakistan and National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop and collaborate for Education during Emergencies and disasters through mutual collaborative activities. The joint partnership aims to support NDMA’s Vision to achieve sustainable social, economic and environmental development in Pakistan through reducing risks and vulnerabilities, particularly marginalised communities in the country.
As part of broad, global efforts to strengthen the response to education in emergencies and protracted crises, INEE is leading a global consultation to facilitate dialogue and collect inputs from all over the world. This consultation focuses on how to operationalise solutions toward a new platform for global EiE work. The consultation will take place from 19 January – 5 February 2016.
GBC-Education has enlisted more than 50 companies to support the education of Syrian refugee children. Together, these Coalition members and partners are committing more than $50 million through financing and in-kind support, the first set of commitments from the private sector in the lead up to the Syria Donors Conference.
“Os desafios globais ligados ao desenvolvimento, como a desigualdade entre pessoas, luta contra à pobreza e impacto das alterações climáticas sobre o desenvolvimento, são objeto de debate no 10º Encontro de Fundações da Comunidade dos Países de Língua Portuguesa (CPLP) (...)”
On 29 and 30 September 2014, the Protect Education in Insecurity and Conflict programme (PEIC) will jointly host the 2014 Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE) Global Consultation Synthesis Event in Doha, Qatar in association with Reach Out to Asia (ROTA). The INEE network of members, to which PEIC belongs, includes practitioners working for NGOs, UN agencies, ministries of education and other government personnel who work to ensure the right to education for all, regardless of crisis or conflict.
Protect Education in Insecurity and Conflict Programme to Host INEE Global Consultation Event in Doha
On 29 and 30 September 2014, the Protect Education in Insecurity and Conflict programme (PEIC) will jointly host the 2014 Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE) Global Consultation Synthesis Event in Doha, Qatar in association with Reach Out to Asia (ROTA).
Les opérateurs du secteur de l’éducation plaident pour l’amélioration de la qualité de l’enseignement en RDC. Ils ont lancé leur appel à la clôture de la première revue conjointe du plan intérimaire de l’éducation, vendredi 22 août, à Kinshasa.
“A Guiné Equatorial foi aceite por consenso como membro da Comunidade dos Países de Língua Portuguesa, sem que tenha havido uma votação. Antes da entrada oficial, o Presidente Teodoro Obiang foi chamado para a tribuna dos chefes de Estado lusófonos na abertura da conferência em Timor Leste, apesar da entrada só ser discutida depois numa sessão restrita.”
Les enseignant(e)s s’efforcent d’améliorer l’accès et les possibilités d’éducation de qualité dans les zones montagneuses à forte densité où les enfants, en particulier les filles, se voient refuser la chance d’aller à l’école.
Au Luxembourg, trois organisations de professionnels de l’éducation, membres du Réseau Education et Solidarité depuis peu, ont décidé de soutenir les enseignants burkinabés dans la construction de leur mutuelle en apportant une partie du financement. Afin de trouver d’autres organisations prêtes à soutenir le projet comme ils le font, ils lancent un appel que nous relayons ci-dessous.
War Child Holland, as a member of the INEE Minimum Standards Working Group, and the IS Academie Education and International Development at the University of Amsterdam, hosted a consultative event for INEE members in the Benelux countries. The main aim of the event is to complete, as a regional group, the INEE 2014 Global Consultation template, for the global, regional (i.e. EU) and country levels. The event also provides the opportunity to share information and identify potential for collaboration.