‘Education for Democracy’ adopts UNGA co-sponsored by India

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On Wednesday, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) passed a resolution titled “Education for Democracy” that reiterates everyone’s right to an education.

The resolution, which India co-sponsored, recognises that “education for all” helps to make democracy stronger.

The Indian mission in the UN tweeted, “BREAKING #UNGA has adopted the resolution on ‘#Education for #Democracy’ by consensus, co-sponsored by India. This resolution reaffirms the right of everyone to education and recognizes that #EducationForAll contributes to the strengthening of democracy.”

Denmark expressed gratitude to Mongolia for introducing this crucial resolution.

“By consensus, the #GeneralAssembly has just adopted the resolution Education for #Democracy, which recognises the significance of providing all people with access to inclusive and equitable quality education as well as opportunities for lifelong learning. I appreciate Mongolia for introducing this crucial resolution “According to the UN mission for Denmark.

A similar resolution encouraging all UN organisations to employ education to advance peace, human rights, and democracy was approved by the UN General Assembly earlier in March 2015.

A similar resolution encouraging all UN organisations to employ education to advance peace, human rights, and democracy was approved by the UN General Assembly earlier in March 2015.

The resolution calls on the member nations to include democracy education in their curricula.