Une nouvelle résolution de l’ONU démontre un consensus croissant pour l’amélioration de la régulation de l’éducation conformément aux droits de l’Homme

(Genève, 6 juillet 2018) Le Conseil des droits de l’Homme des Nations Unies – le principal organe mondial des droits de l’Homme – a adopté hier une résolution soulignant avec un consensus sans précédent le besoin urgent de mieux réglementer les prestataires privés d’éducation afin de contrer les effets négatifs de la commercialisation de l’éducation, […]

July 6, 2018 in Uncategorized by

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Newly adopted UN resolution shows growing consensus to improve regulation of education in accordance with human rights law

  Public statement (Geneva, 6 July 2018) The UN Human Rights Council – the top global human rights body – adopted yesterday a resolution emphasising with unprecedented consensus the urgent need to better regulate private education providers in order to address the negative impacts of the commercialisation of education, and to do so following human […]

July 6, 2018 in Right to education by

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Drafting Committee of the Human Rights Guiding Principles on private schools is constituted and met for the first time

A drafting committee of the Human Rights Guiding Principles on private school, composed of ten human rights experts, was recently constituted and met for the first time in Geneva on 11 June 2018. Since 2015, various education stakeholders have been working together to facilitate the process for development by experts of human rights Guiding Principles […]

July 2, 2018 in Uncategorized by

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Event: Women’s Rights in the Context of Climate Change

Join us for a look at the gendered dimensions of climate change impacts and the importance of a gender perspective in climate actions It is now clear that the impacts of climate change are not gender neutral. The effects of climate change are, and will be, felt most acutely by those segments of the population that […]

June 19, 2018 in Uncategorized by

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World Bank accepts complaint on its investment in Bridge International Academies

(Nairobi/Washington, DC, 7 June 2018) Human rights organisations welcomed the decision by the World Bank’s Compliance Advisor Ombudsman (CAO) to accept a complaint regarding the International Finance Corporation (IFC)’s investment in Bridge International Academies (Bridge) in Kenya. The company operates over 400 so-called low-cost primary schools in Kenya that have been the focus of a […]

June 7, 2018 in Uncategorized by

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How does development contribute to the enjoyment of human rights?

‘How does development contribute to the enjoyment of human rights’? This is the question that the UN Human Rights Council has asked its Advisory Committee to prepare a study on. Together with our colleagues at ATD Fourth World, the Centre for Economic and Social Rights and Franciscans International, we have responded to the Advisory Committee’s […]

June 4, 2018 in Uncategorized by

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Civil society participates in the 30th Meeting of Chairpersons of the UN Human Rights Treaty Bodies

This week the Chairs of each of the UN Human Rights Treaty Bodies will meet in New York to discuss the work of the treaty bodies. Civl society will participate in the meeting to present their perspective on the work of the treaty bodies. A group of 23 non-governmental organisations made a submission to the meeting which focuses on existing […]

May 28, 2018 in Uncategorized by

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High Court of Uganda denies Bridge International Academies’ application to suspend Ministry order to close unlicensed schools

In a judgement, dated 16 March 2018, the High Court of Uganda at Kampala denied Bridge International Academies’ (Bridge) interim injunction application seeking to maintain operations while the company’s licensing is under review. As such, all 63 Bridge schools should, by law, currently be closed in Uganda. Earlier this year, Bridge filed the injunction to […]

May 10, 2018 in Uncategorized by

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Evidence before marketing: recalling the known, independently verified facts about Bridge International Academies

Human rights and civil society organizations, address Bridge International Academies´ response, given after organizations called on investors to cease support of the multi-national for-profit chain of private schools on March 1st. This blog post was originally posted on NORRAG’s website. After over two years of research and engagement, 88 organisations published an open letter on the […]

April 24, 2018 in Uncategorized by

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Kenyan citizens, parents and teachers file complaint against the World Bank for its funding to Bridge International Academies

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Washington, DC, 16 April 2018) Following repeated efforts to raise concerns about investments in Bridge International Academies, the Kenyan-based organisation East African Centre for Human Rights (EACHRights) and eight Kenyan citizens have today submitted a complaint to the World Bank Group’s International Finance Corporation (IFC) via its Compliance Advisor Ombudsman regarding its […]

April 16, 2018 in Uncategorized by

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