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Are you looking for a central location to find information on Education in Conflict and Crisis (EiCC) presentations at CIES?

Look no further as USAID ECCN recently launched a CIES Event page on our website. On this page you'll find featured presentations organized by the USAID ECCN support team and USAID ECCN members. Also available is a directory of all presentations related to EiCC topics. 

If you are a member of USAID ECCN and would like to have your presentation featured on the USAID ECCN website, please send the following details to by February 23:
  • Your name, organization and role in the presentation,
  • Presentation title,
  • Presentation day, time, and location,
  • Link to your presentation from the CIES program.
USAID ECCN will also be hosting a reception on Tuesday, March 8 from 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm at the Sheraton hotel. Space is limited! USAID ECCN members can RSVP here to save a spot. If you are not a USAID ECCN member and would like to become one, please create a free account here
Have you seen the USAID ECCN blog lately? Recent blogs include topics ranging from Adaptive Management to a recent analysis of 26 PMEPs from current USAID programming in EiCC contexts. Stay tuned in the next few weeks for blogs introducing USAID ECCN hosted CIES sessions!
Click here to view the Blog

Update: USAID ECCN Supported Field Work

USAID ECCN is currently undertaking phase two of a research effort with the goal to better understanding the offer and demand for Alternative/Accelerated Education opportunities in the North Kivu region of the DRC. The first phase consisted of field research conducted in November and December of 2015 in North Kivu (and introduced in this blog). The second phase consists of targeted in-person interviews with Ministry officials, ALP providers and donors based in Kinshasa.

Stay tuned for study reports and a research methodology "tool kit" based on methodology used for this research! In the meantime, the phase one researcher, Greg Deacon, will be presenting initial findings during this panel session at CIES. 

USAID ECCN's Education and Conflict Specialist, Jim Rogan, will be leading a team in early March to conduct a pilot Rapid Education Risk Analysis (RERA) in El Salvador. Jim and a USAID ECCN team will utilize methodology documented in the drafted RERA tool

In the next few months, USAID ECCN plans to conduct an additional pilot of the RERA tool and host collaborative learning sessions to report out on the RERA pilots and gather input from USAID ECCN membership on this tool, with the goal of finalizing and disseminating the tool by the end of the year. 

You may be interested in....

"In the report, the Special Representative expressed her deep concern at the increasing number of attacks on schools, as well as military use of schools, in countries affected by war." Read the full article on the annual report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict here

Higher Education in Emergencies, a course organized by UNHCR, InZone and the University of Geneva will be held this summer. The early bird registration deadline is March 1. Find out more information here

Call for submissions - What is USAID ECCN Reading? 

Are you excited by something you recently read or saw on the web? Now you can share your excitement via the "What is USAID ECCN Reading?" feature. 

If interested, submit your piece to USAID ECCN by emailing and we'll be sure to post ASAP
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