Protecting Education from Attack


Protecting education from attack: Article 36 joins global coalition

5 months ago

The value of ‘victim assistance’ in international agreements on civilian protecti...

October 18, 2019  
Girls attend a class at their school damaged by a recent Saudi-led air strike, in the Red Sea port city of Hodeidah, Yemen October 24, 2017. REUTERS/Abduljabbar Zeyad

In this new paper, Article 36 looks at the content and implementation of commitments to ‘victim assistance’ in recent weapons treaties as well as the Safe Schools Declaration, arguing that similar commitments are both necessary and valuable to include in... Read more

Framing harms: Analysing responses in international commitments addressing armed viol...

September 30, 2019  
Palestinian students play basketball inside their damaged school nearby a building that was destroyed by Israeli air strikes, in Gaza City May 7, 2019. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Reducing and responding to the harms caused by violence – and making progress towards conditions internationally where civilian protection is prioritised and resorting to violence is minimised – is a diffuse and complex global task. It implicates many different actors,... Read more

The Safe Schools Declaration process: reflections for future commitments

August 5, 2019  
Destroyed school in Syria

The process to agree the Safe Schools Declaration (SSD), and subsequent work to universalise and implement it, could have useful lessons for planning around the upcoming process to agree a political declaration on protecting civilians from the use of explosive weapons... Read more

Tabletop exercise on using the Safe Schools Declarat...

July 31, 2019

Data Collection and the Safe Schools Declaration: Bu...

December 18, 2018

New paper: Humanitarian mine action and protecting e...

November 26, 2018

Growing support for Safe Schools Declaration

April 10, 2017
UK turns back on UN protection of civilians
November 5, 2015
37 countries commit to protect education from attack...
June 11, 2015