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UNICEF Peace Practitioners Manual Available | UNICEF

'Mainstreaming Peace Education' aims to develop a coherent transnational approach to peace education as an element in life-long learning. The Manual focuses on presenting the overall framework for peace education, sets out a strategic approach to mainstreaming peace education and provides examples of projects and initiatives implemented by European civil society organisations.

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Girl wins International Children’s Peace Prize for promoting the rights of children with disabilities | UNICEF

NEW YORK, USA, 22 February 2012 – Seventeen-year-old Michaela ‘Chaeli’ Mycroft was recently awarded the International Children’s Peace Prize for her work promoting the rights of children with disabilities in South Africa. The International Children’s Peace Prize is awarded annually to a child whose efforts have successfully addressed problems faced by children around the world. In 2004, 9-year-old Chaeli did ...

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UNICEF Photography — Photo of the Week

Yemen, 2010: An 8-year-old Nigerian boy stands with other prisoners, in the port city of Hodeidah. He was arrested for illegal entry into Yemen. After three months, UNICEF and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees advocated his release, and he has since returned to Nigeria. On 10 December, Human Rights Day commemorated the sixty-third anniversary of the adoption of the ...

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Policy advocacy and partnerships for children’s rights – Education a catalyst: a conversation with Nobel Laureate Mairead Maguire | UNICEF

In 1976, Mairead Maguire was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her extraordinary actions to end violence in Northern Ireland, her native country. AUDIO: Listen now Since then, Ms. Maguire has dedicated her life to promoting peace, justice and equality around the world. She recently spoke with UNICEF Radio moderator Amy Costello about the situation of children in conflict zones ...

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Yemen Facing Humanitarian Catastrophe: UNICEF | Common Dreams

Yemen is facing a humanitarian catastrophe as an explosion of violence strains a country that is already one of the poorest in the world, Yemen representative for the U.N. children’s agency UNICEF said on Tuesday. People in the capital Sanaa are very scared and the country is in desperate need of water and fuel, Geert Cappelaere said. Read more here: ...

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