Security Council adopts ‘first of its kind’ resolution on protecting classrooms from conflict

#UNPeaceAndSecurity’ #ClassroomConflicts; #RightsofEducation; #ChildrenAndArmedConflict

Acting unanimously on Friday, the Security Council adopted a unique resolution strongly condemning attacks against schools, children, and teachers and urging conflict parties to immediately safeguard the right to education.

Since the fighting began in early 2014 in eastern Ukraine, educational facilities on both sides of the contact line have been damaged or destroyed (file photo). Image credit: © UNICEF/Aleksey Filippov

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Asha Bajaj

I write on national and international Health, Politics, Business, Education, Environment, Biodiversity, Science, First Nations, Humanitarian, gender, women