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Promising Practices in Refugee Education @ UNGA: Half-Day Conference

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Pearson, UNHCR and Save the Children are delighted to be hosting the launch of 18 case studies and a Synthesis Report from the Promising Practices in Refugee Education initiative.

During this half-day conference, promising practices that have been documented as part of the initiative will hold interactive demonstrations of their work, a panel will discuss learnings and recommendations, and there will be key note speakers and networking opportunities.

Opening panel speakers:

    • Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, UNHCR

    • John Fallon, CEO, Pearson

    • Helle Thorning-Schmidt, CEO, Save the Children International

    • Pierre Krähenbühl, UNRWA Commissioner General

    • Fatuma Ismail, World University Service of Canada scholar

Organisations that have been selected for their promising practices include: Caritas Switzerland, Children on the Edge, i-ACT, International Rescue Committee, Libraries Without Borders, Mercy Corps, Norwegian Refugee Council, Relief International, RET International, Save the Children, Teachers College Columbia, UNRWA, the Vodafone Foundation, War Child UK, Windle Trust Kenya, World University Service of Canada and We Love Reading.

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