Urgent appeal to European Governments and EU institutions, on behalf of Afghanistan's scholars, students and civil society actors
02 Sep 2022
Higher education associations, networks, and leaders in the field of scholar protection urge European governments and EU institutions to take immediate action to secure the lives and careers of Afghanistan's scholars, students, and civil society actors. The appeal is now endorsed by 50 higher education networks, associations, and organisations, with signatures still being added. It is live on SAR's website here
Scholars at Risk is an international network of over 500 higher education institutions in 40 countries, including over 350 in Europe, whose core mission is to protect threatened scholars and intellectuals, principally by arranging temporary positions at network-member institutions for those who are unable to work safely in their home countries.