Reinforcing non-formal education capacities in Mali

Apr 10, 2014

Within the framework of its CapEFA Programme UNESCO provides focused support to the government of Mali to reinforce the country’s capacities in the training of educators (formation des enseignants) with a view to achieving the EFA goals. more

New UIL project to assess the “Impact of Distance Education on Adult Learning” (IDEAL)

Apr 04, 2014

Increasing the participation of adult learners in higher education is an important objective in European education policy. At the same time, higher education institutions are diversifying their services to reach out to adult learners. One form of such outreach are distance education programmes.more

Towards a Lifelong Learning Policy and Strategy Platform

Mar 14, 2014

The UIL Documentation Centre and Library has compiled 102 documents from Member States and international organisations as a first step towards setting-up a knowledge platform of lifelong learning policy and strategy documents. For the advancement of this platform UIL encourages and appreciates...more

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Second Global Report on Adult Learning and Education

Jan 08, 2014

The second Global Report on Adult Learning and Education is based principally on 141 national progress reports submitted by UNESCO Member States. Its objective is to review the implementation of the recommendations made by governments at the Sixth International Conference on Adult Education...more


The Sixth International Conference on Adult Education (CONFINTEA VI) was held at in Belém do Pará, Brazil, from 1 to 4 December 2009. It was organised on behalf of UNESCO by the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning in partnership with the Ministry of Education of Brazil. A total of 1,125...more

Belém Framework for Action

The Sixth International Conference on Adult Education (CONFINTEA VI) closed with the adoption of the Belém Framework for Action. Held from 1 to 4 December 2009 in Belém, Brazil, with the participation of over 1,100 delegates, including including 55 Ministers and Deputy Ministers from 144 UNESCO...more

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