Peacebuilding, education and advocacy programme
Each year, 500 million to 1.5 billion children around the world are subjected to some form of violence. More than 1 billion children were living in areas affected by conflict and violence in 2006.2 Conflict affects multiple aspects of development, including child survival, gender equity, poverty reduction and access to education. This brief provides some facts on the progamme’s background, it explains the UNICEF’s role in peacebuilding and the contributions of education to peacebuilding. Then, it gives an overview of the funding landscape and describes the „Learning for Peace” programme.