Friday, May 14, 2010

Education under Attack: Violence against Students, Teachers and Schools in Armed Conflicts

On May 17, the Center for Universal Education at the Brookings Institution will host a discussion of UNESCO’s "Education under Attack 2010" report and of the action taken by the Coalition for Protecting Education from Attack.

The discussion will feature:
  • Brendan O’Malley, author of the UNESCO report;
  • Chris Talbot of Education Above All and chair of the Global Coalition for Protecting Education from Attack;
  • Bede Sheppard of Human Rights Watch; and Major Carroll Connelley of the Lejeune Leadership Institute.
Brookings Fellow Rebecca Winthrop, co-director of the Center on Universal Education, will provide introductory remarks and moderate the discussion.

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