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The INEE Blog is an open space for sharing opinions, resources, developments, and discussions on topics relevant to education in emergencies. It is a place to engage the INEE community and raise awareness about issues important to our field of work. INEE publishes blog posts in Arabic, English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish.

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Education Cannot Wait - investing in our shared humanity

Written by
Yasmine Sherif, Director
Published by
Education Cannot Wait (ECW)
Published

World leaders gathered at the United Nations in New York this past week. At the 72nd General Assembly, renewed calls were made for our universal values that laid the foundation for the United Nations. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was at the forefront, such as ending poverty and hunger, achieving gender-equality, and ensuring justice and peace. But how do we get there?

Education Sensitive to Conflict: One Reason to be Hopeful

Written by
Gustavo Payan
Published

In May 2017, I began working with INEE to build the capacity of education actors to integrate conflict sensitive education (CSE) strategies into their work. Since then, I have thought back to my conversation with Lilia and Fatima, reflecting on how beneficial CSE strategies could be in that and many other contexts.

The right to education does not cease in a crisis

Published by
Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS)
Published

On May 24, JRS hosted a panel discussion on “A Crisis Unfolding: Access to Education for Refugees and the Forcibly Displaced.” Partnering with the Global Campaign for Education, JRS welcomed over 50 people to the event at the Russell Senate Office Building in Washington D.C

INEE Minimum Standards Workshops in Japan

Written by
Sarah Montgomery and Takafumi Miyake
Published by
Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE)
Published

INEE, in partnership with Mercy Corps under the TOMODACHI NGO Leadership Program, and the Japan Platform (JFP) held a 5 day training of trainers (ToT) on the INEE Minimum Standards (MS) in Washington DC in March 2016.

Journal on Education in Emergencies Volume 2

Published by
Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE)
Published

We are pleased to announce the second issue of the Journal on Education in Emergencies (JEiE). This issue features articles that analyze educational programs formarginalized and vulnerable populations living in a wide range of circumstances of crisis or conflict, and that examine resilience as a response to these emergency settings. 

Out of School, Out of Sight

Written by
Karen AbuZayd, Special Adviser of the UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants
Published by
Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE)
Published

UNESCO Institute of Statistics and the GEM Report organized a side event, moderated by INEE, at the High-level Political Forum in New York . The keynote address of this event was given by Karen AbuZayd, Special Adviser of the UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants. Ms. AbuZayd’s address is fact-filled and touching, and we are pleased to share the full transcript of it with you.

INEE Wins Innovative Policy Award

Published by
Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE)
Published

The INEE Minimum Standards for Education: Preparedness, Response, Recovery, together with the INEE Toolkit, was recently recognized as one of 12 “Innovative Policies 2016” at the United Nations Office in Vienna, Austria.