PR: European and Palestine refugee students in Syria connect online to advocate for education


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Students in Damascus, Syria

On 25 January in London and 27 January in Brussels, the #MyVoiceMySchool project will connect European students with Palestine refugee students to discuss the importance of education in their lives. The calls are taking place a few days ahead of the ’Supporting Syria and the Region, London 2016’ conference on 4 February. The #MyVoiceMySchool project has connected Palestine refugee students in Homs, Damascus and Rif Damascus with peers in Brussels and London.

The European Union (EU), a major UNRWA partner, has been at the forefront of the international response to the crisis in Syria and particularly in the education sector. In Syria, EU support for children and youth focuses on access to primary education, vocational training and support to livelihoods. The #MyVoiceMySchool is one of the education initiatives being supported by the EU…

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22 January 2016

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