Towards increased access to inclusive quality education, a protective environment and positive youth engagement opportunities for Syrian and Turkish children and youth

Title of the action

Towards increased access to inclusive quality education, a protective environment and positive youth engagement opportunities for Syrian and Turkish children and youth

Priority sector

Education

Implementing partner 

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

EU Contribution (EUR) 

12,500,000 EUR Contracted under EUTF funding.

Main objectives

The overall objective is in line with the 'No Lost Generation' initiative, the UNICEF Turkey and EU Regional Trust Fund partnership will support the Government of Turkey to respond to the influx of Syrian people with the aim of providing sustained and expanded inclusive access to quality education, a protective environment and positive opportunities for Turkish and Syrian children and youth, with a focus on girls and out-of-school children.
The three specific objectives are:
1. Increased access to inclusive quality education opportunities for Syrian refugees,
2. Improved psychosocial well-being, emotional stability and the protective environment for Syrian refugee children,
3. Expanded positive engagement opportunities through peer-to-peer activities, peace building, life skills, and other informal education activities for Turkish and Syrian Youth.

Location

Adana; Adıyaman; Batman; Diyarbakir; Gaziantep; Hatay; Kahramanmaraş; Kilis; Malatya; Mersin; Osmaniye; Şanliurfa