The UN has called for nations to ‘build back better’ – but, concerned by the lack of real commitments being made by governments to do this, 100 Million and the Global Student Forum brought together youth activists from all over the world to monitor the outcomes of the HLPF and advocate for stronger and serious action for the rights of children and young people.
Since the 1st of February 2021, Ahmed Samir Santawy, a Central European University (CEU) student in Austria, has been arbitrarily detained by the Egyptian Security Forces. Since the beginning, the European Students’ Union and the Global Student Forum have been...
The Global Student Forum stands in solidarity with the bold leaders, students and people fighting for their political freedom and peace in Myanmar.
An unfair and uneven distribution of vaccines globally can worsen the immediate and long-term harms of the COVID-19 pandemic around the world. For this reason, the Global Student Forum is hosting a student summit on vaccine justice. This summit will reiterate demands to global leaders and governments for economic fairness and a just distribution of patent free vaccines.
Yesterday we had the pleasure to meet with learners and activists from every part of the planet to discuss learners’ role in the fight against climate change and the biodiversity crisis.
We wanted to start hearing from student leaders and environmental activists from different levels, to understand what’s happening on a key global topic that is so relevant for the future of Humanity.
The 100 Million Campaign and the Global Student Forum are holding a global youth caucus on 28th May 2021 to shape our collective demands for what should be on the agenda during the HLPF.
Through this dialogue, we hope to both directly influence the Ministerial Declaration itself, and plan other advocacy routes to to influence the outcomes of the HLPF in July and beyond.
Today, 1 in 10 of the world’s children – 152 million – are still being forced to work and are denied their right to education and childhood.
That’s why we are uniting as child labour survivors, the world’s largest representative student unions, and the 100 Million campaign to invite student leaders across the world to host an event and campaign side-by-side with child labour survivor advocates to demand action.
The Global Student Forum condemns the arbitrary detention, torture and ill-treatment of Ahmed Samir Santawy.
We join the call for his immediate release and an end to the persecution of students, academics, researchers and activists.
We call on the Zimbabwean government and judicial system to release Tapiwanashe Isaac Chiriga and Takudzwa Ngadziore, Secretary General and President of the Zimbabwe National Students Union, from prison immediately.
The Global Student Forum adopts the IHRA definition of antisemitism and renews the commitment to cooperate with Jewish student associations, movements, and civil society organisations with the goal of eradicating the spread of fascist, nazi, or xenophobic ideas and narratives in our learning environments and societies.
We need to enhance policies and programmes to support women and girls’ fundamental roles in science.
The Global Student Forum strongly condemns the arbitrary arrests and attacks on students in Egypt.