On 3 July 2018, the European Parliament adopted a resolution on the violation of rights of Indigenous Peoples around the world. The Resolution 2017/2206(INI) stresses the importance of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with regards to Indigenous Peoples, including SDG 4.5 on access to education, and reiterates that Indigenous Peoples around the world suffer disproportionately from violations of human rights and insufficient access to education, among other fundamental rights.
This document lists the international instruments and provisions relevant to the right to education of minorities and indigenous peoples.
Resolution (A/HRC/RES/38/9) of the Human Rights Council entitled ‘The right to education: follow-up to Human Rights Council resolution 8/4’.
General comment No. 20: Non-discrimination in economic, social and cultural rights (art. 2, para. 2, of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights)
This document is written to be readily accessible to a non-legal audience and so to provide a stand-alone insight into the three relevant areas international law, and the potential of that law, in protecting education during insecurity and armed conflict.
This General Comment 6 of the Committee on the Rights of the Child interprets the Convention on the Rights of the Child as regards the treatment of unaccompanied and separated children outside their country of origin. Paragraphs 41 to 43 and 63 and 90 refers to the right to education.
This General Comment 2 of the Committee on Migrants Workers interprets the Convention on the Protection of all Migrant Workers and Members of their Families as regards the rights of migrants workwers in an irregular situation and members of their families. Paragraphs 75 to 79 refer to the right to education.