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Diverse Functions of the INEE Minimum Standards in Education in Emergencies

An interview with Ken Rhodes, Deputy Director for Strategy and Development FHI 360°

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Why is education never an emergency?

Why is education never an emergency? You know, a blue-lights-flashing, rapid-response, something-has-to-be-done emergency.

Read the full report from the BBC

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CERF Quarterly Update - January - March 2014

The largest allocations were provided to address critical needs in CAR and South Sudan. The donor community has contributed $220.7 million to CERF so far for 2014, one of the largest amounts since its launch in 2006.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 8 – 15 April

The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.

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Securing Children’s Rights: A Guide for Professionals Working in Alternative Care

SOS Children’s Villages and the Council of Europe have teamed up once again to advocate for the rights of children in alternative care.

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 1 – 8 April

The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.

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Programming on the Right to be Heard: A learning companion (Revised Edition)

Report
Oxfam

The Revised Edition of the Right to be Heard is about people claiming their right to a better life. This Learning Companion aims to guide work and strengthen focus in this area.

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Purchase for Progress (P4P) March 2014 Newsletter

Inside this issue:

Local bean sales in West Africa…………………pages 1-2
Procurement update……………………………....page 3
Blog: Call for post-pilot in Latin America………..page 4-5
Spotlight on P4P in Tanzania…………………….pages 5
P4P contact information and news………………page 6

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African Union Commission and ADEA pledge collaboration to improve education as Africa’s young population booms

The African Union Commission (AUC) and the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work closely together on the development of education across the continent of Africa. The ceremony for the signing of the MoU took place in Tunis on March 24 at the African Development Bank, where ADEA is hosted.

The two organizations will jointly develop and implement programs aimed at achieving Africa’s collective goals in education.

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INEE 2014 Global Consultation Situational Analysis Report

INEE members participated in a survey in February 2014 to set the groundwork for the year-long Global Consultation process. The survey included questions on:

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Launch of the new Education Cluster website

Dear Education Cluster colleagues,

We are pleased to announce the launch of the new Education Cluster website, http://educationcluster.net!

The Education Cluster Unit has been closely working with the UNICEF Global Cluster Coordination Unit to develop its own website on a new platform shared with all UNICEF (co-)led Clusters and Areas of Responsibility (AoRs). This new platform offers more flexibility in terms of structure and visual identity and strengthens the exchange of information across clusters.

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 25 March – 1 April

The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.

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La Commission de l’Union africaine et l’ADEA s’engagent à améliorer l’éducation en Afrique

La Commission de l’Union africaine (CUA) et l’Association pour le développement de l’éducation en Afrique (ADEA) ont signé le 24 mars 2014 à Tunis un Protocole d’accord (PdA) prévoyant une collaboration étroite pour le développement de l’éducation en Afrique. La cérémonie s’est déroulée le 24 mars à Tunis, dans les bureaux de la BAD, où l’ADEA est hébergée.

Les deux organisations élaboreront et mettront en œuvre conjointement des programmes visant à atteindre les objectifs communs de l’Afrique dans le domaine de l’éducation.

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Se anuncia una nueva ayuda importante de la UE para América Latina

El Comisario Europeo de Desarrollo, Andris Piebalgs, anunciará hoy una nueva ayuda de la UE por un importe de 2 500 millones EUR para América Latina en el período 2014‑2020 (incluida financiación para programas regionales y para dotaciones bilaterales a los países subvencionables).

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Significant new EU support for Latin America announced

Brussels, 24 March 2014

European Development Commissioner, Andris Piebalgs, will today announce new EU support of €2.5 billion for Latin America for the years 2014 to 2020 (including funding for regional programmes, and for the bilateral envelopes to the eligible countries).

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UNESCO Director-General urges greater mobilization for girls’ education at Dubai Global Education and Skills Forum

UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova today called on governments, the private sector and civil society to scale up and accelerate efforts to provide quality education for all girls. Ms Bokova warned that “a generation of young women will be left behind” unless there is a concerted global push now, and at all levels of society, to change the status quo.

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Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 11 - 18 March

The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.

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IOM Humanitarian Compendium 2014

The Humanitarian Compendium provides a comprehensive overview of IOM humanitarian projects for 2014 in coordination with other humanitarian partners and agencies.

International Organization for Migration:

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International Women’s Day: ADEA promotes gender-sensitive educational approaches

International Women’s Day, celebrated on March 8, offers an opportunity for a reminder that many girls in Africa cannot go to school or must leave school early, for social, cultural, economic or political reasons.

UNESCO’s EFA Global Monitoring Report shows that the gender gap persists in Africa as regards access, staying in school and succeeding in school, despite improvement in enrollment rates. In 2011: