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June 2016

Webcast on Accelerated Education

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

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


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

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 goal…

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December 2015

Webcast: The U.N. Security Council Resolution on Youth, Peace, and Security and Its Impact on Education

December 17, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Title Slide for Webcast

On December 9, 2015, the United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted a ground-breaking resolution on youth, peace, and security, which urges member states to increase representation of youth in decision making at all levels. To mark the occasion, USAID ECCN hosted an exclusive Webcast, which was moderated by Saji Prelis, USAID ECCN member, Steering Group Co-Chair and Search for Common Ground Program Director,…

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November 2015

2015 Global Education Summit

November 2, 2015 - November 4, 2015
Silver Spring, MD,
panel participants

On November 2-4, 2015, the USAID Education Office hosted its 2015 Global Education Summit. The event drew over 700 USAID Education Officers, partners, and education leaders from Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America/Caribbean to share knowledge and experience related to USAID's three Education Goals. In collaboration with the USAID Goal 3 team, ECCN sponsored twelve sessions related to Increased Equitable Education in Conflict and Crisis (USAID Education Goal…

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September 2015

Field Workshop in Abuja, Nigeria

September 14, 2015 - September 16, 2015
Abuja, Nigeria,
workshop participant

Below are three links to resources related to USAID ECCN’s Nigeria Field Workshop titled Adapting and Improving Education Programs in Conflict-Affected Environments—Northern Nigeria. The workshop brought together over 60 local and international participants from a range of institutions and engaged them in a three-day collaborative learning process. Taken as a whole, the resources shared here constitute all the materials that participants and facilitators used during the workshop. These may prove…

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