UN General Assembly

 

“Condemning the targeting of civilians as such in situations of armed conflict, including schoolchildren, students and teachers, as well as attacks on civilian objects such as educational institutions, as prohibited under international law (…)

Urges all parties to armed conflict to fulfill their obligations under international law, in particular their applicable obligations under international humanitarian law and international human rights law, including to respect civilians, including students and educational personnel, to respect civilian objects such as educational institutions (…) urges them, in order to prevent and combat impunity, to criminalize under their domestic law attacks on educational buildings”  (Resolution Education in Emergencies, 2010)