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All sides must respect International Humanitarian Law and protect schools, hospitals and other vital civilian infrastructure from attack.

In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, crises in the Kasais led to an eight-fold increase of attacks on schools and hospitals.

This update aims to share developments in the Safe Schools process with interested stakeholders.

The kidnappers of a school principal in Cameroon’s Southwest province should immediately release her unharmed.

Ambassador Ulrich Seidenberger of Germany announced his government’s endorsement of the Safe Schools Declaration on May 22, at a reception in Geneva.

Deliberate and indiscriminate attacks on schools and universities, their students, and staff have become more widespread over the last five years, the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack (GCPEA) said in the 2018 edition of its flagship report, released today.

More than 12,700 attacks, including bombings, arson and violent repression of education-related protests, took place between 2013 and 2017.

If Europe can find common ground in a singing competition, it certainly should be able to rally united to the cause of protecting children’s future.

Some 200,000 girls and boys in eastern Ukraine are commuting to schools whose classroom walls are often riddled with bullets, and playgrounds scattered with metal remnants of war.

The federal government has stepped efforts to ensure that schools in Nigeria, especially those in the North East are not being used for military purposes.