Education and Conflict in Haiti (2010)

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In Haiti, education both promotes and ameliorates conflict. This report describes the education sector before the 2010
earthquake, then presents recommendations on how Haiti and the international community can increase access to and
the quality of Haitian schools and modernize the organization and function of the national education sector. Although
these recommendations were initially developed before the earthquake occurred, the basic problems are unchanged, and
the recommendations are relevant for “building back better,” in UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon’s words

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