Man holding sign
Ram Gaire
Thursday, 25 March, 2021
The National Campaign for Education Nepal (NCE), a national education coalition of 409 civil society organizations, has been working at the national and grassroots level on the implementation of the... Read more
Graphic showing three women on puple background
Eleanor Rosenbach
Monday, 8 March, 2021
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... Read more
Rubble and detritus litters site of former school
Océane Blavot - @OBlavot
Wednesday, 10 February, 2021
The case of the sale of public schools in Mauritania to private entrepreneurs and the associated privatisation of education, which civil society has been documenting and exposing since 2018, took a... Read more
Catherine Jelimo - catherine@hakijamii.com
Tuesday, 1 September, 2020
On March 15, 2020, the Kenyan government abruptly closed all schools and colleges nationwide in response to COVID-19, disrupting nearly17 million learners countrywide. The closure of institutions not... Read more
Laure Fletcher
Friday, 28 August, 2020
The beginning of the school year is approaching and unaccompanied minors are left behind and  will not be able to enrol school on 1 September. Below is an update on the current situation that... Read more
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7 April 2021
On March 24th, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child - the body of 18 Independent experts that monitors implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child by its State parties - issued... Read more
31 March 2021
In February, Right to Education Initiative welcomed three new members of staff to the team, and with their arrival began an expanded programme of work in support of the right to education in diverse... Read more
Abidjan Principles signatories with banner
22 February 2021
An international webinar to mark the second anniversary of the signing of the Abidjan Principles was celebrated on February 12th, 2021, bringing together many of the experts involved in the... Read more
25 November 2020
In November 2019, the Abidjan Principles on the right to education were selected at the Paris Peace Forum  as one of the ten ‘most promising governance projects’ that will be awarded support to scale... Read more
29 October 2020
On 21 October, the Special Rapporteur on the right to education, Koumbou Boly Barry, presented to the General Assembly (start at 1:44:20) her last report on the interrelations between the right to... Read more