More than 30 country representatives from the Arab States came together at a Regional Policy Forum on Creating Pathways to Empowerment: Building Alternative Learning Pathways (ALP) and Recognising, Validating and Accrediting (RVA) Non-Formal and Informal Learning in the Arab States, jointly organized by the UNESCO Regional Bureau for Education in the Arab States, Beirut, Lebanon, and the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) Hamburg, Germany.

On 19 and 20 July 2018, experts came together at the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning to discuss the development of a handbook on lifelong learning policy development and implementation.

An international team of specialists in the field of lifelong learning has been formed to...