Erica Murphy - @RTEProject
Monday, 25 July, 2016
Tanzania has one of the highest child marriage rates in the world. According to the UN Population Fund, 37% of girls are married by age eighteen. In Tanzania, as in many other countries, child... Read more
Sylvain Aubry - @saubryhr
Tuesday, 5 July, 2016
The announcement at the beginning of the year by the Ministry of Education of Liberia of its intention to outsource the management of all its pre-primary and primary schools to private providers has... Read more
Nida Mushtaq - @nedo182
Monday, 27 June, 2016
Pakistan’s implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Child, which it ratified in 1990, was recently reviewed by the UN Committee on the Rights of Child. The State party was represented by an... Read more
Maria Ron Balsera - @RTEProject
Thursday, 23 June, 2016
Public-Private Partnership (PPP) is an umbrella term that refers to the arrangement between a government and one or more private actors to provide a service, in this case, education. This arrangement... Read more
Delphine Dorsi - @RTEproject
Thursday, 23 June, 2016
Non-State actors’ involvement in education has increased in many parts of the world over the past three decades, and private education is being promoted and explored by some education stakeholders as... Read more
21 July 2016
UNESCO has recently launched the 9th Consultation of Member States on the measures taken to implement the UNESCO Convention against Discrimination in Education.The Convention, which celebrated its... Read more
11 July 2016
Press release, 11th July 2016Regulate education providers and invest in public education, urged the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in a historic resolution made public on Friday, and welcomed by 23... Read more
5 July 2016
Press Release, Geneva, 5 July 2016In a landmark report, which has just been published, the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) expressed its concerns that in some cases the... Read more
17 June 2016
17 June 2016This is a joint statement of the East African Centre for Human Rights in Kenya, the Initiative for Social and Economic Rights in Uganda, the Global Initiative for Economic, Social and... Read more
17 June 2016
(Geneva, 16 June 2016) A week after the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child expressed concerns about the UK’s funding of commercial private schools in developing countries, today another UN body... Read more