The European University Association (EUA) has called on all European universities to unite in solidarity for the victims of Garissa University College in Kenya and all those affected by other attacks on universities and in support of university values around the world.
The Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack provides the latest news and developments on attacks on education and efforts to protect and prevent them. Information older than three months is included in the News Archive.
April 21, 2015
Police in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province has trained nearly 11,000 security guards this year for the protection of educational institutes in the aftermath of the 2014 Taliban attack on a school here.
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police department has so for trained 10,727 security guards for educational institutions in the first quarter of the current year across the province while 10,610 guards are awaiting training, said a police spokesman today.
April 18, 2015
Students have been shut out of Yemen’s classrooms since the Saudi-led air attacks started on March 26. Those attacks have also killed hundreds of schoolchildren and damaged schools and universities.
April 17, 2015
A security guard was injured in a firing incident outside St. Francis High School in Lahore’s Bahar Colony when he tried to stop dacoits from stealing a motorbike.
April 14, 2015
One year ago, on April 14, 2014, 276 teenage girls staying in the dormitories of a government secondary school in Chibok, Borno State, northeast Nigeria, were abducted by Boko Haram. Of the original total, 57 managed to escape, leaving 219 still missing. They remain unaccounted for to this day.