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From 17th to 20th November, Geneva Call held in Geneva its Third Meeting of Signatories to the Deeds of Commitment and gathered 70 high-level representatives – political leaders, commanders and officers and legal advisers – of 35 armed non-State actors (ANSAs)

Dotted by machine-gun nests and administered by Islamic State officials who have imposed a harsh interpretation of Islamic law on campus, the largest higher-education institution in Iraq’s second-largest city is a shell of its former self.

A hand-written note left at the crime scene where school teacher Issara Chairitchok was shot dead reflects the growing fear among the local population in Thailand's southernmost provinces - that more bad things are coming.

On the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, GCPEA calls on states to safeguard children’s rights to life and education by addressing widespread attacks on education.

According to the Institute of International Education, academics and students are being forced to flee their homes and homelands at a level not seen since World War II, when thousands of professors and scientists escaped Nazi-controlled Europe.

Attacks on pupils are inflicting dreadful damage on Nigeria's already precarious education systems.

Growing anger in Mexico over the disappearance and presumed deaths of 43 trainee teachers has highlighted the levels of violence affecting the country's schools.

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the suicide bomb attack on 10 November 2014 committed against the Government Science Technical School.

EI has roundly condemned the latest atrocities perpetrated against students and teachers by Islamist extremists in northern Nigeria.

A recent study, commissioned by Protect Education in Insecurity and Conflict and written by CfBT Education Trust, quantifies the multiple impacts of conflict on education in terms of the number of out-of-school children and the financial costs to the sector.

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