UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities membership is open!

  • Date: 8 March 2019 to 30 April 2019

The application period for joining the UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities (GNLC) is now open. Cities from all UNESCO regions can apply to become members of the network from now until 30 April 2019.

In order to apply, cities must:

Step 1: Consult the UNESCO GNLC membership regulations as outlined in the membership concept note.

Step 2: Commit to implement the Guiding Documents of the UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities.

Step 3: Complete the membership application form.

Step 4: Email the application form to their country’s National Commission for UNESCO for endorsement, copying in the Coordination Team of the UNESCO GNLC (learningcities@unesco.org).

National Commissions may endorse applications from up to three cities per country per year. 

For further information on requirements and application procedures, please visit http://uil.unesco.org/lifelong-learning/learning-cities/become-member.

Additional information

The UNESCO GNLC opened for membership in 2015; since then, the network has grown to more than 200 cities from all five UNESCO regions. UNESCO GNLC members are engaged in building learning cities and believe that promoting ‘lifelong learning for all’ is fundamental to their sustainable future. By joining the UNESCO GNLC, cities have access to guidance and support from the UNESCO GNLC Coordination Team, strengthen partnerships with other members of the network, and receive recognition for the efforts and achievements.

  • Language of event: English

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