Adopted by the General Assembly
The United Nations General Assembly adopted today resolution 74/275 entitled “International Day to Protect Education from Attack”.
The resolution proclaims 9th of September as the International Day to Protect Education from Attack. It reaffirms the right to education for all and the importance of ensuring safe and enabling learning environments in humanitarian emergencies.
The resolution was adopted in accordance with General Assembly decision 74/544 entitled “Procedure for taking decisions of the General Assembly during the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic”.
The President of the General Assembly introduced decision 74/544 in March to ensure that the Assembly is able to take decisions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Currently, there are two draft resolutions under silence procedure, viz: