Protecting Education from Attack


Protecting education from attack: Article 36 joins global coalition

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The Safe Schools Declaration process: reflections for future commitments

August 5, 2019  Comments are off
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 Declaration and Guidelines

July 31, 2019  Comments are off
An art installation at the Third International Conference on Safe Schools in Palma, Spain, 2019, depicting a school destroyed in Syria (Photo: Article 36)

For the Third International Conference on Safe Schools in Palma, Spain in May 2019, Article 36 developed a tabletop exercise for participants to discuss different scenarios featuring threats and attacks against education in armed conflict, and the military use of... Read more

Data Collection and the Safe Schools Declaration: Building Upon Current Practice

December 18, 2018  Comments are off
A destroyed school in Syria (Photo: Various agencies/Failing Syria report)

Worldwide, attacks on education continue to have serious consequences for the futures of children and communities living through conflict. These incidents range from threats and the recruitment of children into armed groups, to the deliberate targeting of educational buildings and... Read more

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