SDG 4 Review of Chile and Guatemala at the UNJuly 17, 2019
At the UN High-Level Political Forum, the platform to follow up SDGs across the world, Chile and Guatemala presented their voluntary national reviews about the implementation of this agenda. Four countries from Latin America and the Caribbean volunteered to participate in the 2019 review, reporting the actions taken for the achievement of the SDGs: Chile, Guatemala, Brazil and El Salvador. However, on the eve of the High-Level Political Forum, the last two countries announced that they would not participate in the review.
Brazil: Government tries to repeal mechanism that establishes minimum funding needed to ensure quality educationMarch 28, 2019
By calling an extraordinary and secret meeting of the National Education Council for the afternoon of last Tuesday, March 26, the Brazilian government tried to repeal the “CAQ” (Cost student quality) and the “CAQUi” (Initial cost student quality), mechanisms of the National Education Plan that translate into values how much the country should invest per student per year, in each stage of public education, to insure a quality education (more…)
Madeleine Zúñiga: “Great inequality in access and quality is still the challenge of education in Peru”February 27, 2019
Advances, challenges and priority actions in the struggle for the right to education in Peru in 2019 are some of the topics that were discussed in an interview with Madeleine Zúñiga, national coordinator of the Peruvian Campaign for Education.
Argentina: Educational communities in Buenos Aires succeed in canceling the closure of evening public schoolsFebruary 12, 2019
Students, education workers, and the Argentinian coalition CADE celebrate the result of their fight against a resolution of the city’s Ministry of Education, which had established the closure of public schools
G20 and education: CLADE’s fight for adequate resources for this rightFebruary 7, 2019
Activists from Latin America and the Caribbean promoted actions of advocacy, mobilization and communication in the context of the G20, making the world’s largest economies recognize education as an essential human right to promote development with inclusion, prosperity and peace (more…)