Protecting Education from Attack


Protecting education from attack: Article 36 joins global coalition

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Analysing the ‘protection of civilians’ as a policy agenda – and w...

May 27, 2020  
Sahala looks at the part of her family’s house that was destroyed when their village was occupied by ISIS. Returning to Tulaband, Iraq, after explosives were cleared and schools were restored, the family now faces challenges to rebuilding their home and livelihood. © Emily Garthwaite/Article 36

In a new paper released today, Article 36 examines the ‘protection of civilians’ as a global policy agenda, using an analysis of states’ contributions to the 2019 UN Security Council ‘open debate’ to look at the current state of discussion.... Read more

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 fo...

August 5, 2019

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