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Adult learning for sustainable development: taking stock of achievements since 2009

Jul 28, 2015

‘Living and learning for a viable future – the power of adult learning’ was the motto of UNESCO’s Sixth International Conference on Adult Education (CONFINTEA VI, 2009). Is it still valid in the light of the new UN development goals? At the 9th World Assembly of the International Council for Adult...more

UIL announces the recipients of its 2015 CONFINTEA Scholarships

Jul 03, 2015

UIL is pleased to announce the recipients of the CONFINTEA Scholarships for 2015. The scholarships are mainly funded by the private donations of the Nomura Center for Lifelong Integrated Education in Japan, the British educationist Peter Jarvis and the publisher Taylor & Francis.more

Draft UNESCO Recommendation on Adult Learning and Education now available online

May 05, 2015

The revision of the 1976 Recommendation on the Development of Adult Education requested by the Belém Framework for Action has reached its final phase. In accordance with UNESCO’s rules and regulations, a final report on the revision process has recently been sent to Member States together with a...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

CONFINTEA VI Final Report

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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