ICESCO calls the Islamic world to counter the danger of coronavirus with alternatives
March 6, 2020 0

The Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO), in keeping with the responsibility incumbent upon it and by virtue of its competencies and functions;
In view of the risks posed to the world by the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19);
And being aware of the serious repercussions of the spread of this pandemic in the Islamic world;
Calls upon the Member States’ competent authorities in the fields of education, sciences, culture and communication to exercise the highest degree of vigilance and precaution to prevent the causes of this disease and take urgent and effective measures to reduce its spread.
In the event educational institutions were to be closed temporarily in countries that show signs of the spread of this pandemic, and class attendance were to be substituted with available educational alternatives according to each country’s means, ICESCO expresses its permanent willingness to support the efforts of Member States in such a way as to ensure the sustainability of the right to education and the continuity of the educational process in the best appropriate conditions.

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