The #UpForSchool Petition organised by the A World at School movement gathered more than 10 million signatures to make it the biggest education petition in history. The #UpForSchool campaign continues, raising awareness worldwide about every child's right to a quality education.

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Global Youth Ambassadors

Global Youth Ambassadors

Global Youth Ambassadors are a worldwide network of over 900 young people in more than 90 countries who are supporting the movement to get every child into school and learning.


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Global Faiths Coalition for Education

Learn more about the work of the Global Faiths Coalition for Education (GFC Education)

Malala Yousafzai’s speech at the Youth Takeover of the United Nations

On 12 July 2013, Malala Yousafzai spoke at the UN to call for worldwide access to education. It was her first public speech, leading the first ever Youth Takeover of the UN, with an audience of over 500 young education advocates from around the world. Malala's advocacy has since grown into an international movement.

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Find out how Theirworld is involved with the United Nations General Assembly, where the countries of the world debate and agree decisions on global issues.