THE RIGHT TO EDUCATION: MAKING IT HAPPEN

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  • My Education, My right(s): It’s time to claim our right to education

    From April 24th – May 1st, the Global Campaign for Education (GCE) launched the annual Global Action Week for Education (#GAWE2019). Under the overarching theme: Making the right to an inclusive, equitable, quality, free public education a reality and slogan My Education, My right(s), GCE member organizations coordinated events in more than 30 countries around

    May 15, 2019
  • Don’t drop the ball, for our children’s sake

    This article was first published by the Mail and Guardian This is a crucial year for education. Children starting school this year will complete their 12 years of basic education by 2030. The United Nations’ fourth sustainable development goal — “Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all” — comes

    May 10, 2019
  • Youth Spotlight Report for SDG4 – #GAWE2019 Philippines

    The Philippines has one of the youngest population in Asia where the youth, aged 15-24, accounts for 30 million (National Youth Commission). Given a supportive environment to develop their full potentials such as good education, the youth is a driving force for sustainable development. However, there are persistent challenges facing the country which affects the

    May 9, 2019
  • Education coalitions in the Arab region fight for the right to education

    This blog is also available on the GPE website. During this year’s Global Action Week for Education, civil society groups around the Middle East and North Africa led many different activities to promote the right to education, in particular for populations affected by conflict and crises. The Global Action Week for Education is since 2003

    May 6, 2019
  • Palestinian Education Coalition Position Paper to UNRWA

    In Palestine, The Global Action Week for Education slogan, MyEducation, MyRight(s) was localised with the addition of  MyDignity, MyIdentity, MyFreedom and MyTale. A slogan that is inspired and related to the daily reality of life in Palestine. This slogan is relevant because the right to education for many children is non existent as a result

    April 30, 2019
  • Global Action Week for Education – #FreeQualityEducation ForEveryChild

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: April 25, 2019 CONTACT: Lerato Balendran, GCE Communications Officer, lerato@campaignforeducation.og;   JOHANNESBURG:  A successful launch of the Global Action Week for Education (#GAWE2019) and a high-level debate on the Right to Education took place yesterday at the Sunnyside Park hotel in Johannesburg. The event raised awareness on the Global Action

    April 25, 2019

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Global Action Week 2019

Global Action Week for Education 2019 focuses on the right to education. Know more about what is happening around the world.

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6th World Assembly - 16 to 18 November

Strengthening our collective action

GCE 6th World Assembly in Kathmandu celebrates the transforming power of education.

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Fund the Future: Education Now

Fund The Future

Financing education is key to delivering SDG4 and ensuring that the Education2030 agenda is met within its timeframe.

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Everyone has the right to education,
Education shall be free

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