Commitment to Action

Education for Conflict-Affected Children

Commitment by

UNICEF

IN 2007, the IRC, UNICEF, and Microsoft committed to using technology to improve the quality and relevance of education for students throughout the Middle East.
In 2008, the IRC, UNICEF, and Microsoft began to lay the groundwork for implementing innovative supplemental distance learning opportunities for displaces refugees in the region. To date, Microsoft has provided $69,800 in software to the IRC for Information and Communication Technology training for displaced and conflict-affected Iraqis.

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Commitment

Education for Conflict-Affected Children

Launched

2007

Est. Duration

2 Years

Estimated Total Value

$30,000,000

Region

Middle East & North Africa

Countries

IRAQ, JORDAN, Palestinian Territories, Syria

Commitment by

UNICEF

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

Microsoft, International Rescue Committee, HP Inc.