The application process for the UNESCO Learning City Award 2019 is now open. This award recognizes the commitment and efforts made at local level to advance the UN Sustainable Development Goals, particularly SDG 4 on education and lifelong learning.
The fourth International Conference on Learning Cities is scheduled to take place in 2019.
The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning will take part in the Hamburg-wide ‘Long Night of the Consulates’.
Intergenerational learning is not a new concept; it is deeply rooted in cultures and communities across the world.
The large number of young people and adults with insufficient literacy and numeracy skills across the world is a major obstacle to the attainment of sustainable development, peace and social cohesion.
UNESCO is calling for applications and nominations for the 2018 UNESCO International Literacy Prizes, which this year will award outstanding programmes and individuals who promote literacy around the world within the theme of ‘Literacy and Skills Development’.
On 15 and 16 March 2018, the European Commission will hold a conference on ‘The European Qualifications Framework: supporting learning, work and cross-border mobility.’ The conference marks the 10th anniversary of the launch of the European Qualifications Framework (EQF).
Learning cities are a key driver in promoting education and lifelong learning at the local level; yet, to ensure the sustainable development of cities, we need to learn how to live sustainably. Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) addresses the economic, social and environmental issues related to sustainability and aims to transfer the skills needed to promote sustainable lifestyles.