El derecho a la educación: el ejercicio efectivo del derecho a la educación y la consecución del Objetivo de Desarrollo Sostenible 4 en el contexto del aumento de las entidades del sector privado en el ámbito de la educación

En este informe, la Relatora Especial sobre el derecho a la educación de las Naciones Unidas, Komba Bolly Barry, examina el ejercicio efectivo del derecho a la educación y la consecución del Objetivo de Desarrollo Sostenible 4 en el contexto del aumento de las entidades del sector privado en el ámbito de la educación.

Droit à l’éducation : mise en œuvre du droit à l’éducation et de l’objectif de développement durable 4 face à l’importance croissante des acteurs privés dans le domaine de l’éducation

Dans ce rapport, la Rapporteuse spéciale sur le droit à l'éducation des Nations unies, Koumba Boly Barry, examine la mise en œuvre du droit àl’éducation et de l’objectif de développement durable 4 face à l’importance croissante des acteurs privés dans le domaine de l’éducation.

The non-compliance by France with its extra-territorial obligations regarding the right to education through its investment in Bridge International Academies

France’s investment in the education multinational Bridge International Academies (BIA) has raised serious concerns regarding the extraterritorial obligations (ETOs) of France, in relation to the rights set out in the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR), particularly, the right to education.

Le non-respect des obligations extraterritoriales de la France en matière de droit à l'éducation à travers son investissement dans Bridge International Academies

L'investissement de la France dans la multinationale d'enseignement Bridge International Academies (BIA) a soulevé de graves préoccupations quant à ses obligations extraterritoriales (OET) vis-à-vis de l'ensemble des droits garantis par le Pacte international relatif aux droits économiques, sociaux et culturels (PIDESC), et en particulier en matière de droit à l'éducation.

Nepal National workshop on the right to education and the Abidjan Principles

Local governments in Nepal are in the process of developing legislation on education following the implementation of the Constitution which delegates responsibility for providing free and compulsory basic education, and free secondary education to local authorities/governments. The National Campaign for Education (NCE) Nepal, brought together representatives from civil society, journalists, teachers, youth groups and local governments for a two-day workshop to discuss the right to education and the Abidjan Principles in the context of Nepal. 

Date: 
7 تشرين الثاني (نوفمبر) 2019

Implementing the Abidjan Principles: ASPBAE training workshop in Bangkok

Reflections of Day 1

Education actors gathered at the Center Point Hotel in Bangkok to talk about the Right to Education and the Abidjan Principles. Masato Abe,  Economic Affairs Officer at UN ESCAP, formally welcomed the participants to the two-day regional consultation.  Batjargal Batkhuyag, ASPBAE Executive Council member representing East Asia, gave the opening remarks, while Gauri Pradhan, one of the experts involved in drafting the Abidjan Principles, gave the inspirational note, stressing the importance of strengthening the right to quality public education.

Date: 
4 تشرين الثاني (نوفمبر) 2019

Case summary: Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER) Vs AG, Civil Suit No. 353 of 2016

In this case, ISER successfully petitioned the High Court seeking declarations to the effect that the government policy on public financing of secondary education in Uganda infringes on the rights to; equality and non – discrimination; and quality education as guaranteed under Articles 21; and 30 and 34(2) of the Constitution respectively.

Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER) Vs AG, Civil Suit No. 353 of 2016

In this case,  ISER successfully petitioned the High Court seeking declarations to the effect that the government policy on public financing of secondary education in Uganda infringes on the rights to; equality and non – discrimination; and quality education as guaranteed under Articles 21; and 30 and 34(2) of the Constitution respectively.

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