Global Public Goods and Challenges (GPGC) Options Paper on Education and Fragility

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This paper was commissioned by the European Commission (EC), Education Sector (DEVCO B4).The overall aim is to strengthen the EU’s response to education in conflict-affected and fragilecontexts through analysis of evidence to identify the most effective options and approaches thatcan inform and guide future programme(s) as part of the EU GPGC thematic programme onEducation and Fragility (€28m up to 2020).
Original languageEnglish
PublisherUnknown Publisher
Number of pages30
Publication statusAccepted/In press - Jun 2015

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