Monthly Archives: May 2011

Education for security and development

Français | Español | العربية By Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan To mark the launch in Amman, Jordan, of the Arabic edition of the 2011 Education for All Global Monitoring Report, The hidden crisis: Armed conflict and … Continue reading

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UN calls for better protection from attacks on schools

Français | Español A new UN report supplies further evidence of the disturbing trend towards attacks on schools that we documented in the 2011 Education for All Global Monitoring Report, The hidden crisis: Armed conflict and education. The annual report … Continue reading

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Militarizing aid is dangerous for education

Français | Español By Marisol Sanjinés, senior communications adviser, Education for All Global Monitoring Report, and Yolanda Polo, GMR consultant The line between development and international security has been blurred considerably in recent years. Some donor countries, led by the … Continue reading

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A week of global action for girls’ and women’s education

Français | Español The Global Monitoring Report team is joining forces with UNESCO’s network of field offices to mark this year’s Education for All Global Action Week (May 2-8), which focuses on girls’ and women’s education. In 2000, governments pledged … Continue reading

Posted in Basic education, Conflict, Developing countries, Gender, Marginalization, Millennium Development Goals, Sexual violence | 4 Comments