Planning Meeting on Youth Empowerment for Peace and Resilience Building and the Prevention of Violent Extremism (PVE) in Sahel Countries through Teacher Development


“Bridging Communication, Learning to Live Together” training workshop in December 2017 in Nairobi, Kenya, in partnership with Kenya National Commission for UNESCO and Kenya Ministry of Education

Planning Meeting on Youth Empowerment for Peace and Resilience Building and the Prevention of Violent Extremism (PVE) in Sahel Countries through Teacher Development
When: 28-29 June 2018
Where: UNESCO Office in Dakar, Senegal
Time: 08:30-17:00
Theme: Youth Empowerment, Peace-building and PVE
Who: The meeting will be hosted by UNESCO International Institute for Capacity Building in Africa (IICBA), in partnership with UNESCO Office in Dakar.

Participants:
Two representatives from each Ministry of Education from the following countries: Algeria, Chad, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, and Sudan.

Context:
Leveraging on the success of the consultation and experience sharing workshop between the Sahel and Horn of Africa: Peacebuilding and the Prevention of Violent Extremism (PVE) through education held in Addis Ababa; the two-day follow-up meeting in Dakar is an intensively engaging planning meeting between UNESCO-IICBA and country representatives to critically review and evaluate the country implementation of the Sahel region project.

Objectives:
       I.    Clarify the procedure for the desk review and needs assessments to address emerging issues;

       II.   Provide insightful input to the shared and country-specific context to integrate youth empowerment activities, the teacher’s guide on transformative   pedagogy for peace-building and PVE, and the school safety manual;

       III.     Discuss the plan for the in-country trainings;

       IV.     Clarify the logistics and purpose of the Japan study tour; and

       V.     Reach a consensus on partnership.

Download:
Concept Note (ENG/FR)


Agenda (ENG/FR)

Media Advisory 
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Related resources:
Consultation and Experience Sharing Workshop on Peace-building and the PVE through Education, 22-23 May 2018, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.


IICBA Publications:
Transformative pedagogy for peace-building: A guide for teachers

School safety manual: Tools for teachers