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International Day of Democracy

On the International Day of Democracy, the Global Student Forum (GSF) calls attention to the critical need for democratic governance around the world. Global student organisations and movements continue to struggle for transparency, accountability and the democratic...

Statement on International Literacy Day 2021 

The Global Student Forum (GSF) joins the global community to commemorate the 2021 International Day of Literacy which has a particular significance during the COVID-19 pandemic. The GSF acknowledges the significance of this day because literacy is key to making our world more workable, peaceable, and economically safe. 

GSF Partnership with UNRISD and IFSW for 2022 Global Summit on a New Eco-Social World

The Global Student Forum (GSF) is an official partner in the global people's summit Co-building a New Eco-Social World: Leaving No One Behind, 29 June - 2 July 2022. This summit is hosted by the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) and the...

The GSF was elected as Organising Partner of the Education and Academia Stakeholder Group

The Education and Academia Stakeholder Group (EASG) brings together human rights-based education civil society organisations as well as academia organisations and networks that work on the right to education, which self-organise to engage with the monitoring and review of the Sustainable Development Goals

Building back better or worse? Outcomes: Global Youth Caucus on the SDGs
Building back better or worse? Outcomes: Global Youth Caucus on the SDGs

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.

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Vaccine Justice through Fairness, Trust and Responsibility – Global Student Summit
Vaccine Justice through Fairness, Trust and Responsibility – Global Student Summit

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.

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