Tag: International

Morocco: repeated attacks by the government on the human and trade union rights of educators: Education International

Education International is alarmed by the ongoing violations of trade union freedoms and the rights and acquisition of teachers in Morocco, as reported by the Syndicat National de l & # 39; enseignement – Confédération démocratique du Travail (SNE-CDT). On January 5, SNE-CDT Education International announced “the strong tensions arising from the unilateral decisions of […]

Hong Kong: International Union Solidarity

Education International, along with other global trade union federations and the International Trade Union Confederation, welcomes the release of Hong Kong's leading trade union leader from prison and condemns the continued harassment of trade unionists, including in the education sector, by the public. Carol Ng, President of the Hong Kong Trade Union Confederation (HKCTU), was […]

Education International condemns dissolution of teachers’ union and detention of leaders

Education International is calling on workers and unionists to urge the Jordanian authorities to immediately stop harassing the leaders of the Jordanian Teachers Association (JTA) and threatening its very existence. On 31 December, the Amman Magistrate’s Court authorised the dissolution of the JTA and the detention of all 13 teacher association board members for a […]

Decision of the Executive Board of Education International (EI) on terrorist attacks in Mozambique

Decision of the Executive Board of Education International (EI) on terrorist attacks in Mozambique In its virtual meeting on December 9, 2020, the EI Board urged the Mozambique government, the South African development community, the African Union and the international community to take urgent action to protect schools, educators and students from attack. Provide security […]

Education International calls for the immediate release of students kidnapped by a jihadist group

On December 13, at least 600 young people were kidnapped by Boko Haram from the Government Science Secondary School in Kankara, Katsina state in northwestern Nigeria. Education International, the global trade union federation representing educators, has joined the international community in demanding the safe release of the 300 teenagers who are still in custody. Education […]

Education International and UNESCO call for educators to be considered a priority group in COVID-19 vaccinations

Education International and UNESCO call for educators to be considered a priority group in COVID-19 vaccinations Today, on the 60th anniversary of the Convention that promotes the universal right to education, Education International and UNESCO published a joint message calling on governments and the international community to consider teachers and education support personnel as a […]

Five years after the Paris Agreement, Education International is calling on governments to step up action against the climate emergency and to give priority to the implementation of climate competence for all

Tomorrow, December 12th, 2020, it will be the 5th anniversary of the Paris Agreement. As world leaders come together virtually to demonstrate their continued commitment, Education International calls for more ambition and further recognition of the important role education plays in tackling the climate emergency. Not enough progress Five years ago the heads of state […]

Education International urges the government to stop union destruction in Kenya

Today, December 9th, Education International's Executive Board passed a resolution calling on the Kenyan government to call on the Teachers Service Commission (TSC), the national employers' authority in the education sector, to launch a campaign of discrimination against the Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT). The government must ask the TSC to respect international conventions, […]

Education International reacts to terrorist attacks in Mozambique with the support of the member organization ONP

Education International reacts to terrorist attacks in Mozambique with the support of the member organization ONP On December 9th, Education International's Board of Directors passed a resolution on terrorism in Mozambique and the need for international assistance and assistance to teachers and other victims. Education International's affiliate, Organizaçao Nacional dos Professores (ONP), has reported the […]