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The Government Should Honor Malala’s Courage, Endorse the Safe Schools Declaration

School buildings are preferred by armed groups for use as bases or barracks as they are typically the most solid structures in town.

This week’s international conference in Argentina on the protection of schools is one example of the dynamic engagement and positive developments taking place to keep children in school in the midst of conflict.

The Andorran Government today has endorsed the Safe Schools Declaration.

More than 220 representatives from 82 countries and a range of non-governmental and international organizations gathered to review progress in implementing the Safe Schools Declaration.

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders attaches great importance to the operational implementation of this declaration.

A toolkit to assist states in implementing the Guidelines will also be launched at the Conference.

Save the Children Says Ahead of Key Global Safe Schools Conference

The Pakistani government should take urgent steps to make schools safer, and fairly prosecute those responsible for attacks against schools, students, and teachers, Human Rights Watch said.

Boys and girls continued to be victims of grave violations committed by all parties to the conflict, including killing and maiming, sexual violence and attacks on schools and hospitals.

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