Informe del Relator Especial : La igualdad de oportunidades en la educación

Este infomrme refiere a la promoción de la igualdad de oportunidades en la educación. También incluye una descripción general de otras preocupaciones que el Relator Especial se propone estudiar a lo largo de su mandato.  Los Estados tienen el deber de adoptar medidas para eliminar la discriminación y garantizar a todos la igualdad de acceso a la educación.

Rapport du Rapporteur Spécial sur le droit à l'éducation : Egalité des chances dans le domaine de l'éducation

Ce rapport met l'accent sur la promotion de l'égalité des chances dans l'éducation. Il donne également un aperçu des autres préoccupations que le Rapporteur spécial envisage d'étudier durant son mandat. Le rapport détaille, en premier lieu, les dispositions des principales normes relatives aux droits de l'homme qui affirment l'obligation de promouvoir l'égalité des chances dans l'éducation. Il décrit ensuite les différentes sources des inégalités et les différents types d'initiatives entreprises pour y remédier.

Report of the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Education: Public Private Partnerships and the right to education

This report examines public-private partnerships in education, which are inextricably linked to rapidly expanding privatization. The Special Rapporteur highlights their implications for the right to education and for the principles of social justice and equity.

“Limited Potential” The Right to Higher Education in France Impact of Place of Origin and of Cost on Inequality

This report shows how a student’s place of origin within France, that is, the region in which they live prior to the beginning of their studies, coupled with their socio-economic background can mean that the cost of education, which is heavily influenced by the structure of the French higher education system, poses a significant barrier to their enjoyment of the right to higher education. 

Using the common law to realise basic rights in South Africa: The case of Komape v Minister of Basic Education

The law of Delict in South Africa (which would be called “the law of torts” elsewhere) has a complicated legacy. It is part of the South African common law – a colonial artefact originating from Roman Dutch law. After Apartheid ended, racist and authoritarian laws had to be abolished or amended to be consistent with a variety of rights enshrined in the Constitution of South Africa, 1996.

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Right to education handbook

Education is a fundamental human right of every woman, man and child. In states’ efforts to meet their commitments to making the right to education a reality for all, most have made impressive progress in recent decades. With new laws and policies that remove fees in basic education, significant progress has been made in advancing free education. This has led to tens of millions of children enrolling for the first time and the number of out of school children and adolescents falling by almost half since 2000.

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)

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)

State of Palestine: country report on out-of-school children

Education is the right of every child. It empowers children to thrive. It helps promote greater civic engagement and peaceful communities. It is the most effective investment against child poverty and one of the best economic investments a country can make. This is why every child should be in school. Every child must have access to quality education, so they can fulfill their potential.