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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.

Malta’s endorsement of the Safe Schools Declaration is particularly timely as it currently holds the presidency of the European Union.

The report is released five days before the Second International Safe Schools Conference, hosted by the Argentine government in Buenos Aires.