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How Can Education Contribute to Peacebuilding?

Calendar icon 26 July 2021 16:00 - 17:00
This virtual event will consist of a panel of experts with backgrounds in peacebuilding and education. Panel members will provide thought leadership on how education can contribute to building long-lasting peace and harmonious co-existence, within and between countries, in different parts of the world.

Rewatch the Webinar

The Education Above All Foundation’s Protect Education in Insecurity and Conflict (PEIC) and its partners invite you to join a special side event on the topic of “HOW CAN EDUCATION CONTRIBUTE TO PEACEBUILDING?”.  Opening remarks by Wendy Morton MP, Minister for European Neighbourhood and the Americas at the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) and held in conjunction with the Global Education Summit 2021.

Moderator:

  • Susan Nicolai, Senior Research Fellow at Overseas Development Institute

Panellists:

  • Wendy Morton MP is Parliamentary Under Secretary of State and Minister for European Neighbourhood and the Americas, at the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
  • Dr Michael Yaffe, Vice-President at the United States Institute of Peace
  • Diya Nijhowne, Executive Director at the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack
  • Shawgi Ahmed, EAA Youth Advocate

Impact

"Humanity will not overcome the immense challenges we face unless we ensure that children get the quality education that equips them to play their part in the modern world." -- HH Sheikha Moza bint Nasser

Surpassing

12.8 million

enrolment commitments for OOSC

9,099

Scholarships

89.5%

retention rate

395,558

Teachers trained

45,000

schools and classrooms