Annual thematic reports

The Special Rapporteur is mandated to gather, request, receive and exchange information from all relevant sources, including Governments, intergovernmental organizations, civil society, including non-governmental organizations, and other concerned stakeholders, on the realization of the right to education and obstacles limiting effective access to education, and to make recommendations on appropriate measures to promote and protect the right to education. The Special Rapporteur reports to the Council and the General Assembly on a yearly basis.

Year, session

Report symbol and link in UN official languages

Title

Statements, report pages

2021
47th session HRC

A/HRC/47/32

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The cultural dimensions of the right to education, or the right to education as a cultural right

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2020
75th session GA

A/75/178
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Interrelations between the right to education and the rights to water and sanitation

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2020
44th session HRC

A/HRC/44/39

Impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the right to education; concerns, challenges and opportunities

View statement in French
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2019
74th session
GA

A/74/243

Contributions of the right to education to the prevention of atrocity crimes and mass or grave violations of human rights

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2019
41st session
HRC

A/HRC/41/37

The implementation of the right to education and Sustainable Development Goal 4 in the context of the growth of private actors in education

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2019
73rd session
GA

A/73/262

The right to education for refugees

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2018
38th session
HRC

A/HRC/38/32

Governance and the right to education

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2018
72nd session
GA

A/72/496

Inclusion, equity and the right to education

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2017
35th session
HRC

A/HRC/35/24

Realizing the right to education through non-formal education

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2017
71st session
GA

A/71/358

Lifelong learning and the right to education

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2016
32nd session
HRC

A/HRC/32/37

Issues and challenges to the right to education in the digital age

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2016
70th session
GA

A/70/342

Public private partnerships and the right to education

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2015
29th session
HRC

A/HRC/29/30

Protecting education against commercialization

2015
69th session
GA

A/69/402

Privatization and the right to education

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2014
26th session
HRC

A/HRC/26/27

Assessment of the educational attainment of students

2014
68th session GA

A/68/294

The Post-2015 Education Agenda

2012
23rd session
HRC

A/HRC/23/35

Justiciability and the right to education

2012
67th session GA

A/67/310

Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)

2011
20th session
HRC

A/HRC/20/21

Normative action for quality education

A/66/269

Financing education and update on education in emergencies

2010
17th session HRC

A/HRC/17/29

Equality of opportunity in education

A/HRC/17/29/Corr.1

Corrigendum

A/HRC/17/29/Add.1

Communications to and from Governments in English/French/Spanish only

A/65/162

Sexual education

2010
14th session HRC

A/HRC/14/25

The Right to education of migrants, refugees and asylum-seekers

A/HRC/14/25/Corr.1

Corrigendum

A/HRC/14/25/Add.1

Communications to and from governments in English/French/Spanish only

2009
11th session HRC

A/HRC/11/8

The right to education of persons in detention

A/HRC/11/8/Add.1

Communications to and from governments in English/French/Spanish only

2008
8th session HRC

A/HRC/8/10

Right to education in emergency situations

A/HRC/8/10/Add.1

Communications sent to and replies received from Governments

2007
4th session HRC

A/HRC/4/29

The right to education of persons with disabilities

A/HRC/4/29/Add.1

Communications sent to and replies received from Governments and other actors in English/Spanish only

2006
62nd session CHR

E/CN.4/2006/45

Girls’ right to education

2005
61st session CHR

E/CN.4/2005/50

Annual report

2004
60th session CHR

E/CN.4/2004/45

Annual report

2003
59th session CHR

E/CN.4/2003/9

Annual report

2002
58th session CHR

E/CN.4/2002/60

Annual report

2001
57th session CHR

E/CN.4/2001/52

Annual report

2000
56th session CHR

E/CN.4/2000/6

The “4 As” framework, Progress report

1999
55th session CHR

E/CN.4/1999/49

Preliminary report