April 17, 2019

Magis Americas joins 41 organizations in urging congress to fully support International Basic Education

Through the Global Campaign for Education United States, Magis Americas joined a diverse group of signatories on a community letter asking U.S. State, Foreign operations and related programs appropriations sub committee to fully support the International Basic Education account for the Fiscal Year 2020.   Together with organizations such as @jrsusa, @GCE_US and @UNICEFUSA, we... View Article

Magis Americas joins 41 organizations in urging congress to fully support International Basic Education

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April 04, 2019

Launch of EduRed

  The three education networks of the Conference of Provincials in Latin America and the Caribbean (CPAL): The Latin American Federation of Schools of the Society of Jesus (FLACSI), Fe y Alegría and AUSJAL, gathered together in a wider alliance called EduRed. They have joined together to present the book “The Society of Jesus and the... View Article

Launch of EduRed

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March 18, 2019

Peace Action Ideas

Building sustainable peace and addressing structures of injustice requires empowering students of all ages to recognize themselves as active agents of transformation, as peacebuilders, in their classrooms and communities. In 2018, we shared a lesson plan “Peace Action Contest”, where we invited students to share creative advocacy and awareness-raising campaign ideas that contribute to promoting... View Article

Peace Action Ideas

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March 12, 2019

Reflections from UN Commission on the Status of Women

Over the next few days, Entreculturas-Fe y Alegría Spain, representing the International Federation of Fe y Alegría, is participating in the 63rd Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) to defend the rights of women and girls. The CSW is the main global policy body devoted to gender equality and the empowerment of women. This... View Article

Reflections from UN Commission on the Status of Women

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March 05, 2019

Girls, tomorrow’s women, free from violence: we claim their rights at the United Nations

Today, girls exercising their right to education are more numerous than ever. Not only do they learn to read and write, but with every year that they continue their schooling after finishing primary school, they reduce their chances of getting married at a young age and they generate skills to make decisions about their future.... View Article

Girls, tomorrow’s women, free from violence: we claim their rights at the United Nations

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December 11, 2018

Peace Action Contest

January 30th is the School Day of Non-violence and Peace, a day to reflect on the importance of promoting peace and equality in our communities. This year, we invite you to participate in the first ever Peace Action Contest, where students will work collaboratively to present an advocacy/awareness-raising campaign idea that promotes peace-building skills within their school community.... View Article

Peace Action Contest

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November 14, 2018

#GCEWorldAssembly2018

Between November 13th and 18th, the 6th World Assembly of the Global Campaign for Education will take place in Kathmandu, Nepal, where members and allies of GCE from all over the world will meet to discuss crucial and emerging issues in education, with a focus on progress and lessons learned from 2000 to 2018, and... View Article

#GCEWorldAssembly2018

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April 10, 2018

Pulling Up Poverty by Its Roots

Moved by Sebastian Torres’s stories of growing up in Colombia—stories of internally displaced people and the decades-long armed conflict—and following the historic 2016 peace agreement between the Colombian government and FARC, Andrew Hanna and Torres, students at Tampa’s Jesuit High School, were inspired to act. And with the hope of broadening opportunities for their Colombian... View Article

Pulling Up Poverty by Its Roots

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March 22, 2018

Human rights defenders Consuelo Soto and Pedro Landa protest against human rights violations in Honduras

On March 13th and 14th Honduran activists Consuelo Soto, environmental defender and leader of the indigenous tribe Tolupán, and Pedro Landa, researcher, human rights defender and member of ERIC-Radio Progreso, visited Madrid. This visit took place within the framework of the intense advocacy and media work carried out by ALBOAN and Entreculturas-Fe y Alegría Spain regarding... View Article

Human rights defenders Consuelo Soto and Pedro Landa protest against human rights violations in Honduras

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March 06, 2018

Women who build the future

Despite much progress thanks to the efforts of women around the world, the data on inequality of opportunities between men and women continues to be alarming, above all in the most impoverished countries where the gap is much greater.  Behind the devastating data, there are women who do not surrender and continue to work, striving... View Article

Women who build the future

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February 14, 2018

National mobilization for education financing at the Dakar Summit

Last Friday, February 2nd, the Financing Conference of the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) ended in Dakar, a high level meeting whose aim was to mobilize funds to strengthen the education systems of developing countries, so that in 2030 all children have the right to a quality early childhood, primary and secondary education. The Dakar... View Article

National mobilization for education financing at the Dakar Summit

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February 05, 2018

Unprecedented support for the Global Partnership for Education calls for hope

Last Friday, February 2nd, the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) financing conference closed in Dakar. The goal of this high-level meeting was to mobilize funds to strengthen the educational systems of developing countries so that by 2030 all the children of the world can exercise their right to quality, inclusive early childhood, primary and secondary... View Article

Unprecedented support for the Global Partnership for Education calls for hope

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January 17, 2018

Fund quality education for all

Starting February 1st and 2nd, Dakar, Senegal will host government representatives from low and lower-middle income countries and donors, multilateral and civil society organizations, as well as private sector organizations and foundations, at the Global Partnership for Education Financing Conference. These representatives are coming together under a common goal: to mobilize the funding necessary to... View Article

Fund quality education for all

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November 24, 2017

Friends of Fe y Alegría in the US joins Campaign to foster culture of hospitality in US

Fostering a culture of hospitality and defending the right to education of refugees and migrants is a current issue with all need to tackle and we have decided to work in partnership with the Ignatian Solidarity Network (ISN) and several U.S. Jesuit organisations. The Campaign for Hospitality will reach out to U.S. and Canadian Jesuit universities, schools, parishes, social ministries,... View Article

Friends of Fe y Alegría in the US joins Campaign to foster culture of hospitality in US

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October 17, 2017

October 17th: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

  This year marks the 25th anniversary of the declaration by the UN General Assembly of 17 October as the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. The new 2030 Agenda and the Sustainably Development Goals contain structural aspects which are essential in order to achieve the eradication of poverty in a sustainable and fair world. Quality employment,... View Article

October 17th: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

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September 25, 2017

Sustainable Development Goals Anniversary: Let’s fund what is fair!

As the Sustainable Development Goals second anniversary comes to date, the Latin American Campaign for the Right to Education has launched a campaign to demand full financing of Sustainable Development Goal 4. On its behalf, the International Federation of Fe y Alegría has joined and supports the campaign since the funding of education budgets is a crucial... View Article

Sustainable Development Goals Anniversary: Let’s fund what is fair!

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July 11, 2017

The G-20 Commits to Education

International leaders from around the world met last week (July 7-8) at the G20 Summit in Hamburg, a decisive political affair used to set priorities for the international agenda for the next few months. In the weeks prior to this meeting, advocates of the right to education (chief among them, Global Campaign for Education) worked across... View Article

The G-20 Commits to Education

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June 15, 2017

Lens on inclusion to measure the global improvements in education

At the end of last week, the UNESCO GEM (Global Education Monitoring) Report’s Advisory Board met in Paris to discuss the success of the 2016 GEM Report, hear about the plans for the 2017/8 and 2019 GEM Reports, and decide on the future theme of the 2020 GEM Report. A consensus was reached on the... View Article

Lens on inclusion to measure the global improvements in education

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June 06, 2017

Education NGOs meeting in Cambodia warns about the need for SDG-4 perspective in public policies

Representatives from numerous national, regional and international non-governmental and civil society organizations and members of the 2030 Education Collective Consultation of Non-Governmental Organizations (CCNGO) from different parts of the world met in Siem Reap, Cambodia, from May 8-9th, 2017. The main goal of the meeting was to take stock and discuss the progress made in... View Article

Education NGOs meeting in Cambodia warns about the need for SDG-4 perspective in public policies

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April 21, 2017

April 22nd, Earth Day: Education for a Healthy Planet

The Earth is our home, it is where we are born and we grow up, where we learn how to live and where we learn how to interconnect with all living beings. The Earth is our best school. However, our “common house” is in danger due to the overexploitation that we are putting the Earth through... View Article

April 22nd, Earth Day: Education for a Healthy Planet

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March 10, 2017

March 8th – Skilled women: the pathway to equity

Although there have been many advances in a lot of countries throughout the last years; women still suffer gender discrimination since childhood. UNESCO points out that the 53% girls of 61 million minors cannot access to primary education[1], despite the continuous improvement of the gender parity in the access to education. It has been achieved... View Article

March 8th – Skilled women: the pathway to equity

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