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Education Under Attack: 2014 Report

The Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack just released a  study that identifies 70 countries where attacks occurred between 2009 and 2012, including 30 where there was a pattern of deliberate attacks: Education Under Attack 2014 is a global study that charts the … Continue reading

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UN Education First Initiative one year on: Education cannot wait

Today, we are celebrating the first-year anniversary of the UN Global Education First initiative launched by UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon in September 2012. Around the same time last year, over 20 government and global humanitarian, development and education leaders representing … Continue reading

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International Day of Peace: UN calls for investment in peace education

Education is vital for building peaceful societies and fostering global citizenship, senior United Nations officials today said marking the International Day of Peace with calls for greater investment in quality education and to reverse trends which show aid for schools … Continue reading

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Peace Education in Fragile States: A Hope for the Future

Here is a new post in Africa Up Close about school-based peace education in Burundi and the latest developement in the field of peace education:

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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon launches UN’s Education First Initiative

On September 26, 2012, in the margins of the 67th session of the U.N.  General Assembly, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon officially launched U.N.’s Education First initiative. The U.N. Secretary-General secured over US$1.5 billion in commitments for this initiative. The main … Continue reading

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