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.
The Global Student Forum is extremely delighted about the memberships decision to acknowledge the difference between students and youth and welcomes the creation of another youth and student seat on the board of the organisation. What an important step, giving more space and agency to young people in education civil society!
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.
We the members of the European Students’ Union, the Organising Bureau of European School Student Union, and the Global Student Forum call for Ministers of Education and European decision-makers to ensure inclusion in education for all learners.
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.