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Message from Ms Audrey Azoulay,Director-General of UNESCO, on the occasion of International Mother Language Day, 21 February 2018

Today, UNESCO marks the nineteenth International Mother Language Day. This is an opportunity to recall our Organization’s commitment to defending and promoting languages.

The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL), in collaboration with the UNESCO Multi-sectoral Regional Office for West Africa in Abuja, has published a guidebook on how action research can enhance youth and adult literacy education and learning. This guidebook can be used as a resource for...

Professor Francis Hult, an educational linguist from Lund University (Sweden) visited UIL from 3 to 15 December as part of his sabbatical activities. UIL thanks him for taking the initiative to come to UIL and for his kind collaboration.

Professor Hult provided input on how the decisive...