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June 2016

Webcast on Protecting Education from Attack

June 30, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 pm
Online,

USAID ECCN hosted a webcast featuring the work of the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack (GCPEA). GCPEA is an inter-agency coalition of the United Nations and non-governmental organizations focused on protecting schools, universities, and their students and staff from targeted attacks during armed conflict. The webcast included an introduction to the issue of attacks on education and presented guidance for protecting education…

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Webcast on Accelerated Education

June 9, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Online,

USAID ECCN, in partnership with the Inter-Agency Accelerated Education Working Group (AEWG),  hosted a webcast on June 9, offering a first preview of the AEWG’s Accelerated Education pocket guide, which features 10 key principles of Accelerated Education. Presenters covered the development, importance, and potential application of the Accelerated Education pocket guide and an overview of the 10 principles to guide development and implementation of…

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March 2016

USAID ECCN CIES Reception

March 8, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel, Room: Port Alberni (Sheraton North Tower),
CIES 2016

Nina Weisenhorn, USAID Senior Education Advisor, addresses USAID's new Education Strategy. USAID ECCN hosted a reception on March 8, at CIES to share what the network had accomplished in its first year, where it is heading now, and how interested individuals and organizations can get involved. Nina Weisenhorn, USAID Senior Advisor on Education in Crisis and Conflict delivered the opening remarks in which she addressed USAID's new…

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USAID ECCN CIES Presentations

March 6, 2016 - March 10, 2016
Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel, 1088 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC V6Z 2R9 Canada
CIES 2016

USAID ECCN was at CIES with several featured presentations. Visit the site to find out more about these presentations, obtain the slides, and watch a video interview with Leonora MacEwen (UNESCO) .

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February 2016

Consultations: Education in Emergencies and Protracted Crisis, Phase II

February 1, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Online,

Early this year, USAID ECCN collaborated with INEE to host two consultations related to the Education in Emergencies and Protracted Crisis Global Consultation (EiEPC), Phase II. The Phase II consultations followed the ones held in June 2015, which were in preparation for the July 2015 Oslo Summit. This second round of consultations focused on gathering reactions to specific next step recommendations from global leaders related to a proposed "common platform." The…

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