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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.

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.

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