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UIL’s engagement with lifelong learning for young people from low educational backgrounds is moving from desk research to youth-led research. UIL is partnering with the Asia South Pacific Association for Basic and Adult Education (ASPBAE) to develop insights into the context, educational needs and aspirations of young marginalized women in Indonesia, the Philippines and Timor-Leste. This project also includes capacity building for young women and men to help them play leadership roles in community education and development.

On the occasion of International Literacy Day, an International Conference on “Girls’ and Women’s Literacy and Education: Foundation for Sustainable Development” took place in Dhaka on 8 September 2014. It was organised by the Government of Bangladesh in partnership with UNESCO and in support of...

Participants including 120 government officials, youth from vulnerable backgrounds and civil society stakeholders from 17 countries convened at the International Policy Forum on Literacy and Life Skills Education for Vulnerable Youth through Community Learning Centres (Jakarta, 20 – 22...

The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning participated in the Policy Forum on Engaging Youth in Planning Education for Social Transformation which was co-organised by the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning and various partners. It was held at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris...