For more than 35 years, great ideas have thrived at Tides. Tides provides sophisticated financial and management services – and inspiration – to donors and doers so they can focus on achieving their vision of a just world. The Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack is a project of the Tides Center, a nonprofit…

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A specialized agency of the United Nations, UNESCO’s stated purpose is to contribute to peace and security by promoting international collaboration through education, science, and culture. UNESCO furthers universal respect for justice, the rule of law, and the human rights along with fundamental freedoms proclaimed in the UN Charter. UNESCO produced the groundbreaking studies, Education under Attack 2007,…

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Part of the United Nations System, UNICEF provides long-term humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing countries. UNICEF has provided funding for programmatic initiatives, as well as a global network of program officers involved in working groups and information sharing.

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An internationally active non-governmental organization that enforces children’s rights, Save the Children provides relief and helps support children in developing countries. It was established in the United Kingdom in 1919 to improve the lives of children through better education, health care, and economic opportunities, as well as providing emergency aid in natural disasters, war, and…

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Protect Education in Insecurity and Conflict (PEIC) is a program of the Education Above All Foundation, founded by Her Highness Sheikha Moza Bint Nasser, UNESCO Special Envoy for Basic and Higher Education. Initially named Education Above All, PEIC was established in 2010 as a policy, research and advocacy organization to respond to the devastating impact…

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Founded in 1937, Plan International is a development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. Plan International strives for a just world, working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners.

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Established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly. The agency is mandated to lead and coordinate international action to protect refugees and resolve refugee problems worldwide. UNHCR contributes expertise in protection and education and access to networks of civil society organizations in affected countries.

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Founded in 1919, the Institute of International Education (IIE) is one of the largest and most experienced not-for-profit organizations in the world dedicated to international education and training. More than 25,000 individuals from 175 countries participate in IIE programs each year. These include the Fulbright Program, which IIE has administered on behalf of the U.S.…

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Human Rights Watch is one of the world’s leading independent organizations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights. Its Children’s Rights Division documents attacks on education and advocates for protection. It currently co-chairs the coalition, houses the GCPEA secretariat, and sponsors internships that serve GCPEA.

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Founded in 1933 in response to the Nazi crackdown on German universities, CARA has assisted thousands of academics over 80 years, whenever they have faced violence or persecution: Hungary, Czechoslovakia and Poland during the Cold War, military dictatorships in Latin America, Greece under the Colonels, apartheid South Africa, Ethiopia, and more recently Sudan, Iraq, Iran,…

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