European Committee of Social Rights: Statement on COVID-19 and social rights

The COVID-19 pandemic and the responses of States thereto have had a very significant impact on the enjoyment of a wide range of social rights. The Council of Europe’s European Social Charter provides a framework for the measures that must be taken by States Parties to cope with the pandemic as it unfolds. The treaty also provides a necessary framework for the post-pandemic social and economic recovery as well as for preparation for and responses to possible future crises of this nature.

Human Right to education: horizons and meanings in the post-pandemic

Latin America in movement cover

The Latin American Campaign for the Right to Education (CLADE, by its Spanish acronym) is a pluralistic network of civil society organizations with a presence in 18 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, which promotes social mobilization and political advocacy to defend the human right to education. This collection of articles, essays and statements reflect on the vital role of public education in the region and the fault lines exposed by the pandemic, considering both the challenges public education in Latin America faces and possible solutions, alternatives and ways forward.

International Women’s Day 2021: We #ChoosetoChallenge states on the right to education of girls and women

The theme for this year’s International Women’s Day is ‘Choose to Challenge’. The Right to Education Initiative is proud to support International Women’s Day - and we wish to mark it this year with a celebration of our own situation, enjoying a team which has newly expanded to include women based all over the world

8 Marzo 2021

Déclaration mondiale sur l’éducation pour tous et cadre d’action pour répondre aux besoins éducatifs fondamentaux (Déclaration de Jomtien)

Le Cadre d'action accompagne la Déclaration mondiale sur l'éducation pour tous; elle est destinée à servir de référence et de guide aux gouvernements nationaux, aux organisations internationales, aux éducateurs et aux professionnels du développement pour la formulation de leurs propres plans d'action pour la mise en œuvre de la Déclaration mondiale.


Migrant youth in France face administrative battle to finish their education

In France, the health crisis has exacerbated the educational exclusion of young foreign adults. For many, this period has made it impossible to go through all the administrative procedures necessary for their regularisation. This situation receives very little attention and the French educational community and civil society are working hard to highlight this administrative gap that compromises the right to education of so many migrant youth.

4 Agosto 2020

Informe del Relator Especial : El aprendizaje permanente y el derecho a la educación

En este informe, el Relator Especial arroja luz sobre la visión y el concepto del aprendizaje permanente, y destaca el nacimiento del “derecho al aprendizaje” como derecho social estrechamente relacionado con el derecho a la educación y la formación. Asimismo, examina la responsabilidad del Estado y de otros interlocutores sociales con respecto al goce efectivo de este derecho, y subraya la importancia primordial que se otorga al aprendizaje permanente en la Agenda 2030 para el Desarrollo Sostenible.

Rapport du Rapporteur Spécial sur le droit à l'éducation : Apprentissage tout au long de la vie et droit à l'éducation

Dans ce rapport, le Rapporteur spécial apporte un éclairage sur la vision et le concept de l’apprentissage tout au long de la vie et souligne l’émergence d’un « droit à l’apprentissage », étroitement lié au droit à l’éducation et à la formation comme droit social. Il examine en outre la responsabilité des États, ainsi que des autres partenaires sociaux, pour sa réalisation et souligne l’importance clef accordée à l’apprentissage tout au long de la vie dans le Programme de développement durable à l’horizon 2030.

Report of the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Education : Lifelong Learning and the right to education

In this report, the Special Rapporteur sheds light on the vision and concept of lifelong learning and highlights the emergence of the “right to learning”, intertwined with the right to education and training as a social right. He also examines State responsibility, along with that of other social partners, for its realization and underlines the key importance placed on lifelong learning in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.