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  1. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 21 November 2019

    #CRC30 “The right to education in wartime: the lost children of Yemen and the struggle to save them”, by Yahya Al Yanaie.

    Yahya Al Yanaie

    From Yemen, where the war has been going on for five consecutive years, I am addressing you on the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. As a teacher and a trade unionist, I want to tell you about the short and...

    #CRC30 “The right to education in wartime: the lost children of Yemen and the struggle to save them”, by Yahya Al Yanaie.
  2. Democracy 17 December 2018

    #UDHR70 - "In Burundi the union is standing firm in its struggle for teachers’ rights", by Rémy Nsengiyumva.

    Rémy Nsengiyumva

    Still active after more than two decades of struggle for the socio-professional rights of Burundi’s teachers, the Syndicat des Travailleurs de l’Enseignement du Burundi (STEB) is slowly recovering from the social crisis that shook the country. With the support of leaders who are committed to reverse the current situation, teachers...

    #UDHR70 - "In Burundi the union is standing firm in its struggle for teachers’ rights", by Rémy Nsengiyumva.
  3. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 16 December 2018

    #UDHR70 - "Education in a country in conflict", by Etienne-Paulin Songoli

    Etienne-Paulin Songoli

    Human rights are an on-going issue for the education sector in the Central African Republic. These issues concern both the status of the teaching staff and the quality of the infrastructure and teaching methods.

    #UDHR70 - "Education in a country in conflict", by Etienne-Paulin Songoli
  4. Union growth 13 March 2018

    UN Human Rights Council addresses abuse of children’s rights in Syria

    Driven by the desperate situation of Syrian children, Education International has urged the United Nations Human Rights Council to increase the pressure on all parties to the conflict.

    UN Human Rights Council addresses abuse of children’s rights in Syria
  5. Trade union rights are human rights 8 November 2017

    Yemen’s education crisis deepens as unpaid teachers continue to strike

    With more than 1,700 schools already closed due to damage from armed conflict, the country’s teachers have gone on strike, desperate to be paid after one year, only adding to the country’s education woes.

    Yemen’s education crisis deepens as unpaid teachers continue to strike
  6. Trade union rights are human rights 12 June 2017

    Education unions work to ensure a child’s place is in school, not at work

    This year’s World Day Against Child Labour has focused efforts on the fallout of conflicts and disasters, and how they are catalysts for pushing millions of children into labour or into the hands of traffickers.

    Education unions work to ensure a child’s place is in school, not at work