a bid to continue to strengthen the protection of Education from Attack,the United Nations will on Wednesday hold an inaugural commemoration of the International Day for the Protection of Education from Attack.
May 29th 2020 is the day set aside to draw attention of key stakeholders to their responsibilities of ensuring that children are able to receive education.
Speaking in an interview with the Newsmen Dr Judith Giwa-Amu Education Officer of UNICEF said that the day is important because of the role of education as an equalizer.
Judith stated that on Sept 9th the commemorating of the International Day for the protection of Education from Attack has been selected to draw the attention and responsibility to ensure that children are able to receive education.
It has been reported that the working group is the UN group responsible for coordinating education in emergencies programmes.
Giwa-Amu sstated that the UN Working Group was looking at the fact that the communities are the ones in the immediate physical contact with the children and the schools when there is an attack.