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12 Mar 2017 description

On the morning of the 27th of February 2017, H.E. Mr. Shinichi Saida, Ambassador of Japan to Ethiopia visited the IICBA offices for the signing ceremony, on behalf of the government of Japan, providing funding of a sum of 1 million USD to IICBA. The funds will go towards IICBA’s project, ‘Teacher Training and Development for Peace-Building in the Horn of Africa and Surrounding Countries’, which will support teachers and teacher educators from Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan and Uganda.

28 Jun 2012 description

Following the successful launch of the Eastern and Southern Africa Commitment on HIV Prevention and Sexual Health for Young People in November 2011 by Dirk Niebel, Germany's Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), UNAIDS and UNESCO have now established a High-Level Group of policymakers and experts to steer this initiative.

24 Jun 2009 description

by IIEP and the CfBT Education Trust,

Education is a key factor in restoring normalcy and hope and in providing physical, psychosocial and cognitive protection in emergency situations.

However, few donors have humanitarian policies that explicitly include education from the onset of a humanitarian response.

This book gives an overview of the policies, strategies and financial commitments of the 23 influential Western donors that constitute the OECD in relation to education in fragile and conflictaffected states.

21 May 1999 description

Zanzibar (Tanzania), May 21 {No.99-113} - The UNESCO-organised Pan-African Women's Conference on a Culture of Peace ended in Zanzibar Thursday evening after four days of testimonies, presentations and debate, with the adoption of the "Zanzibar Declaration on Women and a Culture of Peace" - which launches a Pan-African women's movement for peace - and the "Women's Agenda for a Culture of Peace in Africa."

06 Oct 1998 description

Paris, October 6 {No.98-214} - UNESCO Director-General Federico Mayor today expressed great concern over the danger of an escalation in the border conflict between Eritrea and Ethiopia and urged the governments of both countries to end their armed dispute and reach a peaceful settlement of their differences.