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
Front cover of new publication showing image of three women walking on a university campus. Text reads 'Right to higher education: unpacking the international normative framework in light of current trends and challenges'
9 August 2022
The Right to Education Initiative (RTE) and UNESCO have jointly collaborated on a new publication entitled ‘Right to higher education: unpacking the international normative framework in light of... Read more
Screenshot of panel discussion, showing three people sitting at a desk
28 July 2022
During the Transforming Education Pre-Summit, held in Paris between 28-30 June, RTE participated in a side session entitled ‘Public vs Private Transformative Solutions for Education’. The aim of the... Read more
Screenshot of Zoom meeting showing 6 camera thumbnails with woman talking
21 July 2022
Between 21 October 2021 and 30 June 2022, RTE collaborated on a research training course alongside the University of Geneva and the Global Initiative for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (GI-ESCR... Read more
20 July 2022
Between 28-30 June 2022, UNESCO held the Transforming Education Pre-Summit in Paris. The focus of the Pre-Sumit was to engage discussions and develop a shared vision and suggestion actions ahead of... Read more
Ms Koumbou Boly Barry speaking to the camera
29 June 2022
On 24 June, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Education, Ms Koumbou Boly Barry, presented her new report ‘Impact of Digitalization of education on the right to education’ at the... Read more