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Sources for the Right to Education Observatory

Information from Member States

  • Official websites of the Ministries of Education (and related national institutions) and legislative bodies for each country.
  • State Reports submitted for the 7th and 8th Consultations on the implementation of the 1960 UNESCO Convention and Recommendation against Discrimination in Education.
  • State Reports submitted for the 4th and 5th Consultations on the implementation of the 1974 UNESCO Recommendation concerning Education for International Understanding, Co-operation and Peace and Education relating to Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.
  • National Reports on the Development of Education for the 48th International Conference on Education (ICE) in 2008
  • State Reports submitted under the framework of the Sixth International Conference on Adult Education (CONFINTEA VI), hosted by the Government of Brazil in Belém in 2009.

International Organisations

United Nations System

Other International Organisations