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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.

As classrooms opened for another season of learning this year, far too many students and teachers in conflict-affected areas returned to school filled with dread and fear of possible attack, instead of anticipation and excitement for the coming term.

They’re going to need an extra-big stage in Oslo this year.

When Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai pick up their Nobel Peace Prizes, there are going to be a lot of other winners standing alongside them.

UN Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict Presents her Annual Report to the General Assembly

The increase in attacks against schools and hospitals is a call for all to better protect these facilities and to adopt concrete measures to deter the military use of schools.

First doused with gasoline, then set alight, six schools were engulfed in flames in Thailand’s southern province of Pattani on Sunday. Flames consumed textbooks, furniture, classrooms, and dreams.

The Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack (GCPEA) congratulates Pakistani education activist, Malala Yousafzai, and Indian child rights activist, Kailash Satyarthi, for winning the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize.

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