Two women in front of WHEC2022
Delphine Dorsi - @DelphineDorsi and Juliana Lima - @ju_lvcpm
Tuesday, 31 May, 2022
The UNESCO World Higher Education Conference (WHEC 20222) that took place in Barcelona, Spain, from 18-20 May was a great and grandiose event that gathered around 1,500 in person participants - and... Read more
Juliana Lima
Monday, 30 May, 2022
On 10 May, we held a roundtable discussion with French State representatives and the academic community on the right to higher education in France, to discuss the issues of territorial inequalities... Read more
Eleanor Rosenbach
Monday, 28 February, 2022
The Abidjan Principles are now entering into their fourth year. In a relatively short period, they have achieved widespread recognition across multiple fields, with official recognitions now... Read more
Eleanor Rosenbach
Monday, 24 January, 2022
Recently, Right to Education Initiative had the honour of interviewing Mercedes Mayol Lassalle, World President of the World Organization for Early Childhood Education (OMEP). In post since 2020,... Read more
Black and white image of a food bank warehouse
Inès Girard, Fiona Vanston and Elodie Faïd
Thursday, 29 July, 2021
In our last article, we addressed the impact of Covid-19 on students' mental health. We highlighted how financial struggles increase the risk of mental health issues, and the ways in which the Covid-... Read more
11 November 2022
Between 14-16 November, UNESCO will hold the World Conference on Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE), hosted by the republic of Uzbekistan in Tashkent, the nation’s capital. RTE’s ECCE... Read more
10 November 2022
A new thematic report, entitled “Building and strengthening the legal framework on ECCE rights: Achievements, challenges and actions for change” has been published in the context of the World... Read more
Farida Shaheed, the UN Special Rapporteur, in mid speech at the UN general assembly
2 November 2022
The final report of the outgoing Special Rapporteur on the Right to Education, Ms Kombou Boly Barry, was presented to the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly on 18 October by the... Read more
Logos of African Commission and European Union on white background
31 October 2022
On 3 October, the European Union and African Commission sponsored a hybrid online and in person event on ‘Realising the right to education worldwide through digital transformation’. The event focused... Read more
Flyer showing picture of several childrens' hands, with a series of organisational logos at the bottom. Text reads:  Strengthening the legal framework of early childhood care and education: Towards universal access to inclusive and quality
27 October 2022
On the occasion of the presentation at the 77th session of the UN General Assembly of the UN Special Rapporteur on the right to education's report on early childhood care and education (ECCE),... Read more