To achieve an inclusive and sustainable society for all, the empowerment of women and gender equality have a vital role to play. The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) is committed to creating and improving learning opportunities for young women in order to equip them, their families, communities and societies with the proper tools to thrive.
Around 100 participants from UNESCO Member States, international partners and academia participated in the 2013 International Literacy Day celebrations which took place at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris on 9–10 September 2013.
The winners of the 2013 UNESCO International Literacy Prizes were announced on 22 August. Two of the award-winning programmes are featured in UIL’s Effective Literacy Practices Database (LitBase).
The National Literacy Mission Authority (NLMA), Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India, in partnership with the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) in Hamburg, organised a conference on the ‘Recognition of Prio