Photo showing series of placards in a stack in what appears to be a square or plaza. The bottom one reads 'I demand you to institutionalise equality'
Yeliz Inci, Fee Wittenbecher, and Larissa Rosales Lopez
Thursday, 7 September, 2023
On the 25 April 2023, our online roundtable event titled ‘Coming Together for Equal Access to Higher Education: An International Exchange of Strategies, Experiences, and Mobilizations’ brought... Read more
Yeliz Inci, Fee Wittenbecher, and Larissa Rosales Lopez
Thursday, 10 August, 2023
On 24 April 2023, the Right to Education Initiative (RTE) and the Global Student Forum (GSF) brought together student activists from four different continents, namely: Africa, Latin America, Oceania... Read more
Image of school building against blue sky with colourful handprints and painted letters reading 'I can change the world every child counts'
Mila Harding
Monday, 17 April, 2023
The right to a basic education is one of the only socio-economic rights in the South African Constitution that is unqualified. This means that it is not subject to ‘progressive realisation’ within... Read more
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Rajakumari Michaelsamy
Thursday, 30 March, 2023
This blog highlights the key discussions from a panel session on ‘Strengthening laws, policy, and governance for early childhood care and education: Towards an equal and inclusive education’,... Read more
Rajakumari Michaelsamy and Delphine Dorsi
Wednesday, 21 December, 2022
The second UNESCO World Conference on Early Childhood Care and Education (WCECCE), held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan from 14-16 November, was convened to mobilise countries and partners to reaffirm the... Read more
19 September 2023
In August, the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) launched General Comment No. 26 (2023) on children’s rights and the environment, which focuses particularly on climate change... Read more
30 August 2023
In April 2023, the UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants, Felipe Gonzalez Morales, published report A/HRC/53/26 entitled ‘How to expand and diversify regularization mechanisms and... Read more
Front cover of GEM Report showing girl sitting at desk looking at device, with cover title text and logos
11 August 2023
On 26 July 2023, the latest edition of the UNESCO Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report, entitled ‘Technology in education: a tool on whose terms?’ was launched in Montevideo, Uruguay. Each... Read more
18 July 2023
On 14 July, the UN Human Rights Council adopted resolution A/HRC/53/L.10 on the right to education. Recognising the political commitments made by the States at the last two major education... Read more
15 July 2023
Between June 19 and July 14, the United Nations Human Rights Council held its 53rd ordinary session in Geneva. RTE attended the Human Rights Council sessions, participating in a variety of events to... Read more