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July 9, 2020
Widespread Attacks on Education Worldwide More than 11,000 attacks in Past 5 Years

More than 22,000 students, teachers, and academics were injured, killed, or harmed in attacks on education during armed conflict or insecurity over the past five years, according to Education under Attack 2020, a new 300-page report published today by…

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May 29, 2020
United Nations General Assembly proclaims 9 September as the International Day to Protect Education from Attack, mobilizing action to safeguard education in armed conflict

The United Nations General Assembly today proclaimed 9 September the International Day to Protect Education from Attack, the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack (GCPEA) said. The announcement coincides…

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April 3, 2020
Estonia Endorses the Safe Schools Declaration

(New York, April 4, 2020) –  The Government of Estonia has endorsed the Safe Schools Declaration, becoming the 103rd country to commit to safeguarding education during armed conflict, said the Global Coalition to…

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March 10, 2020
Seychelles and Malawi Endorse the Safe Schools Declaration

(March 10, 2020 – New York) Seychelles and Malawi are the latest countries to endorse the Safe Schools Declaration, an inter-governmental commitment to better protect students, teachers, schools, and universities during armed…

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Education Cluster, February 26, 2020
Idlib, Syria: Cluster alarmed over increase in attacks on schools as ten hit in one day

The Education Cluster is alarmed over reports of the death of a student and three teachers after 10 schools were attacked in a single day in North West Syria yesterday.…

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Save the Children, February 25, 2020
PRESS RELEASE – Casualties as ten schools hit in one day during intense shelling in Idlib, Syria

Idlib, Syria: Casualties as ten schools hit in one day during intense shellingAt least ten civilians killed, including one childHighest number of schools attacked in single day in Idlib since…

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BBC News, February 13, 2020
Yemen war: Saudi-led coalition forces face trials over violations

The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen says it has begun judicial proceedings against military personnel suspected of violating international humanitarian law.Spokesman Col Turki al-Maliki said judgements in the unspecified cases…

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Human Rights Watch, February 12, 2020
Cameroon: Election Violence in Anglophone Regions

(Nairobi) – Armed separatists in Cameroon’s Anglophone regions kidnapped over 100 people, burned property, and threatened voters in the period before the February 9, 2020 elections. State security forces did not adequately…

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Insecurity Insight, January 28, 2020
Education in Danger: December 2019 Monthly News Brief

Insecurity Insight’s monthly digest comprises threats and incidents of violence as well as protests and other events affecting education. It is prepared by Insecurity Insight from information available in open sources.The…

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Insecurity Insight, January 23, 2020
Education in Danger: November 2019 Monthly News Brief

Insecurity Insight’s monthly digest comprises threats and incidents of violence as well as protests and other events affecting education. It is prepared by Insecurity Insight from information available in open sources.The…

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December 18, 2019
Safe Schools Declaration News #5

As we come to the end of the year, we are pleased to share with you this edition of the Safe Schools Declaration News, which captures key achievements in protecting…

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November 23, 2019
Girls Targeted When Schools Attacked, Impacting Lives, Education

November 25, 2019GCPEA PRESS RELEASEGirls Targeted When Schools Attacked, Impacting Lives, EducationEndorse and Use Safe Schools Declaration to Eliminate Violence Against Women(New York, November 25, 2019) – In conflicts around…

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November 20, 2019
100 Countries Now Commit to Ending Attacks on Education

Ukraine became the 100th country to endorse the Safe Schools Declaration today.

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Insecurity Insight, October 8, 2019
Education in Danger: Insecurity Insight Monthly News Brief

Insecurity Insight’s monthly digest comprises threats and incidents of violence as well as protests and other events affecting education. It is prepared by Insecurity Insight from information available in open sources.The…

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August 19, 2019
Education in Danger: Insecurity Insight Monthly News Brief

Insecurity Insight’s monthly digest comprises threats and incidents of violence as well as protests and other events affecting education. It is prepared by Insecurity Insight from information available in open sources.The…

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August 2, 2019
Four New States Join the Safe Schools Declaration, Bringing the Total to 95

(New York, August 2, 2019)—Recent new endorsements of the  Safe Schools Declaration demonstrate a growing commitment to protect education in armed conflict, said the Global Coalition to Protect Education from…

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Insecurity Insight, July 19, 2019
Education in Danger: Insecurity Insight Monthly News Brief

Insecurity Insight’s monthly digest comprises threats and incidents of violence as well as protests and other events affecting education.

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GCPEA PRESS RELEASE, July 8, 2019
Equatorial Guinea is the 91st country to endorse Safe Schools Declaration

The latest endorsement comes immediately following the Third International Conference on Safe Schools

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Insecurity Insight, July 2, 2019
Education in Danger: Insecurity Insight Monthly News Brief

Insecurity Insight’s monthly digest comprises threats and incidents of violence as well as protests and other events affecting education.

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GCPEA PRESS RELEASE, May 26, 2019
Education suffered over 14,000 armed attacks in last 5 years

GCPEA released the new data on the eve of the fourth anniversary of the Safe Schools Declaration.

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