Online Forum – Planning and Preparedness for Education in Emergencies

With over one third of all children who are out of school living in countries affected by conflict or emergency, and an estimated 125 million children likely to be affected by climate change over the next decade, there is an urgent need for educational planners to integrate conflict prevention and disaster preparedness measures into sector planning processes.

INEE has highlighted the following event which encourages a wider discussion on the longer term planning for expected emergencies.

Online Forum – Planning and Preparedness for Education in Emergencies

(IIEP UNESCO)

The International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP) would like to invite you to its online forum on Planning and Preparedness for Education in Emergencies. The forum will focus on the importance of integrating disaster preparedness and conflict mitigation measures into education sector policies and plans. The forum will take place in English from 14 – 25 June 2010.

During this e-forum, participants will have the opportunity to discuss and share ideas on (1) the role of the education system in disaster preparedness and conflict mitigation and (2) challenges and ways forward for the successful integration of preparedness activities into education sector planning processes, with education professionals worldwide.

For further details on the scope and content of the forum click here.

To join the forum, please send a message to eieforum@iiep.unesco.org by 4 June 2010, indicating your name, position, institution, country and interest in this forum.

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