Weighing the risks: School closure and reopening during COVID-19

Organized by
Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action
Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE)
3 September 2020, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Safe Schools and Learning Environments

9–10.30am EDT (New York), Thursday, 3 September 2020 (UTC - 1:00) [POSTPONED FROM 13 AUG]

Webinar Recording and Presentation

This web event — part of our COVID-19 webinar series — will focus on the impact of school closure and reopening on children and young people’s protection and education, as well as the impact on COVID-19 transmission. The webinar will highlight the recent policy paper by INEE and The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action. The discussion will include perspectives from education, protection, and health sectors with diverse panelists providing an overview of how to balance the wellbeing of learners with the safe reopening of schools. The webinar will also be an opportunity for a wider discussion through a moderated Q&A.

This webinar will be conducted in English and all are welcome. Registration is free and easy using the link above, limit 500 participants. Once you register, a unique join URL will be sent to your email. The webinar will also be livestreamed on the INEE Facebook page. A recording of the webinar will be shared on the INEE website for those who cannot join live.

If you have any questions about the INEE COVID-19 response, please visit the INEE website or contact covid-19@inee.org