COVID-19: CLADE considers that solidarity and adequate funding for the rights to education, health, and social protection are key to overcome the crisis
In moments of crisis like this one, the role of governments must be stronger than ever in guaranteeing rights, and a package of measures and intersectoral public policies must be created.
Brazil: Students, teachers unions and civil society lead the struggle for the right to education
Even under the threat of use of Armed Forces, Brazilian students, teachers unions and civil society raise their voices against censorship and the precariousness of the right to education
Chile’s “Safe Class Law”: Violence in public schools and the “regulation” of school life
In 2008 UNICEF published the study “School life, an indispensable component of the right to education”, inquiring about internal regulations in educational establishments in the Metropolitan Region of Santiago, Chile. The results are surprising, for example, they showed that more than 50% of the regulations did not comply with the legal order in effect, that … Continued
SDG 4 Review of Chile and Guatemala at the UN
CLADE members in those countries participated in the review process, posing questions and presenting reports on the status of the right to education at national level
Brazil does not participate at the SDG 4 review in the UN
The State had announced that it would present a voluntary national report on the fulfillment of the Sustainable Development Goals in the United Nations, but finally this did not happen
Side event during the UN Forum: “We must educate for citizenship and democracy”
During the event organized by CLADE, the challenges of education in Latin America and the Caribbean were addressed, in a context of setbacks for human rights and multilateralism, as well as of fragility of democracies.
Review of SDG 4: “Quality education must be centered on people and their dignity”
In the review of SDG 4 in the United Nations, the GCE vice president, Madeleine Zúñiga, highlighted that a lifelong transformative education must consider diversity and have solid teacher training and adequate funding.
In new publication, CLADE shares experiences, strategies and lessons learned on the fight for the right to education
The document presents cases of advocacy, communication, research and mobilization in 10 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as 3 regional experiences
Organizations from Latin America and the Caribbean demand UN to include SDG 4 in the draft of the declaration of the High Level Political Forum
CLADE, together with other local networks, coalitions and national organizations in Latin America and the Caribbean, sent a letter to UN authorities, expressing concern about the absence of Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG 4) in the draft of the political declaration
Brazil: In a message to the UN, the National Campaign expresses concern about the rights of children and youth
In response to a call by the United Nations for civil society to share the state of children’s rights and sustainable development in their contexts, the Campaign sent information on the country’s current regressive scenario
Education for freedom: CLADE launches document about emancipatory education
To share our reflections on some of the core themes that, from CLADE’s perspective, support a transformative and liberating education for Latin America and the Caribbean, we launched the document “Education for freedom: for an emancipatory education that guarantees rights”
GAWE 2019 in Latin America and the Caribbean: An opportunity to analyze the state of the human right to education in the region
The Global Action Week for Education (GAWE) is a great international mobilization that this year focuses on the importance of guaranteeing the human right to education for the realization of all human rights, and also to achieve sustainable development.