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March 25, 2020

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.

August 16, 2019

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

August 10, 2019

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

July 17, 2019

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

July 16, 2019

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

July 11, 2019

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.

July 10, 2019

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

June 5, 2019

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

June 3, 2019

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

May 21, 2019

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”

May 2, 2019

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.