“Education is an absolute necessity, not just for the children themselves but also for global peace, stability and prosperity for all. Schools should be treated as sanctuaries and that it is our common responsibility to ensure that every child has access to an education, even at times of conflict.”
- Ms. Virginia Gamba, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict during Arria Formula Meeting on the issue of attacks on schools in October 2017.
Safe Schools Declaration
An inter-governmental political commitment to protect students, teachers, schools, and universities from the worst effects of armed conflict.
Education Under Attack 2020
A Global Study of Attacks on Schools, Universities, their Students and Staff, 2013-2019.