Tag Archives: Conflict

International Geneva, Conflict and Peacebuilding: What Role for Education?

By Mario Novelli, University of Sussex & NORRAG[1] When we think of ‘International Geneva’ we may reflect on the unique role that a range of Geneva-based International actors play in managing, resolving and overcoming wars and armed conflict. We think … Continue reading

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“(Mis-)Educating the Ghettoes of our world” – is there a Collective Neglect of the Role of Education for Youth in Violent Cities Around the World?

By Mieke Lopes Cardozo, University of Amsterdam; Jovana Carapic, Small Arms Survey, Geneva; Joost Monks, NORRAG Violent cities: the ghettoes of our world? The world is less peaceful today than it was in 2008, is indicated by the results of … Continue reading

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Refugees, Displaced Persons and Education: New Challenges for Development and Policy

By Kenneth King, Editor NORRAG News. >>NORRAG NEWS 53 on ‘Refugees, Displaced Persons and Education’ – is now online The greatest humanitarian emergency in over 70 years On 23rd May 2016 the UN Secretary General convened the first ever World … Continue reading

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The Education Cannot Wait Fund: Imperfect, but a Great Start in an Imperfect World

By Robert Palmer, University of Nottingham and NORRAG. The Education Cannot Wait Fund is a positive step in the right direction, but is it really ambitious enough? Even if the Fund is resourced as planned, the world will still witness … Continue reading

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Reflections from Geneva – Vocational Education in the Context of Violence Extremism

By Tara Noronha, Mercy Corps. A few weeks ago, the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) – supported by NORRAG – convened a workshop in Geneva that brought together key practitioners, donors, policymakers, and researchers for thoughtful, honest discussions … Continue reading

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Countering Violent Extremism – can Education and Vocational Training Play a Role?

By Martine Zeuthen, The Royal United Services Institute (RUSI). European specialists in Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) and education programming gathered in Geneva last month, to discuss the role of education and vocational training in CVE programming. I was invited as … Continue reading

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Preventing Violent Extremism: What Role for Education and Training?

By Laetitia Houlmann, Consultant SDC Education Network and Aude Mellet, NORRAG Sadly, a more than topical issue Even if it’s not a new phenomenon, the prevention of violent extremism (PVE) is – sadly enough – a highly topical issue in … Continue reading

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