The Global Student Forum is delighted to announce the election of Ester Simon, former president of the National Union of Student in Namibia and an outstanding Youth Leader in multiple pan-African initiatives into the Board of the Global Campaign for Education.
The General Student Council of Université Saint-Joseph de Beyrouth (USJ) joins 197 student unions from 119 countries in the GSF, the worldwide umbrella organisation of democratic, independent and representative student governments.
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.
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.