IIEP-UNESCO joins efforts to address the educational needs of displaced populations

01 December 2016.

 By the end of 2015, 65.3 million people were forcibly displaced, either as refugees or internally displaced persons (IDPs), the highest number of displaced persons globally since the end of the Second World War.

Measured against the world’s population of 7.4 billion, one in every 113 people is now either a refugee, IDP, or asylum-seeker. Most of the world’s refugees (86%) are hosted in developing countries (UNHCR, 2015)... Read more