Communiqué de presse
Paris, 9 Mars 2016
A l’occasion de la Semaine de la langue française et de la Francophonie, une coalition d’organisations francophones de la société civile se mobilise contre la marchandisation de l’éducation, le 15 mars 2016, au siège de l’Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF).
Migration and displacement are global issues that present profound challenges to countries in a number of different ways. One such challenge is the impact of migration and displacement, both within countries and across borders, on education, on those who leave, those who stay, and on those national education systems that host migrants and displaced persons.
(Brussels, Berlin, Copenhagen, Madrid, Paris, Rome, 16 November 2018) In a breakthrough Resolution adopted this week, the European Parliament declared that the European Commission must not use development aid money to fund commercial private schools.
Communiqué de presse du Réseau francophone contre la marchandisation de l’éducation.
UNESCO launched a digital campaign on the right to education to unpack the legal significance of the right to education and the major challenges that are blocking its path. Through a series of videos, animations, visuals, interviews and stories, the UNESCO campaign - running from 15 October to 18 December 2018 - will highlight a right that is at the core of its global mission to ensure equal access to quality education.
On the occasion on World Teachers' Day 2018 on 5 October, UNESCO has published a concept note to highlight that the right to education is not just about access to education but also includes quality education, which requires qualified teachers.
The United Nations Special Rapporteur (UNSR) on the right to education, Koumbou Boly Barry, submitted a report to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on the right to education, which focuses on the right to education for refugees. The report, available here, will be presented on 19th October at the UNGA and broadcasted via UN Web TV.
Right to Education Initiative (RTE) has recently published its Annual Report, highlighting its work and impacts on the right to education carried out in 2017. RTE’s work in 2017 focused on four thematic areas: