On 5 December 2019, the fourth Global Report on Adult Learning and Education (GRALE 4) will be launched in Brussels, Belgium. Based on data from 159 countries, the report assesses global progress in adult learning and education (ALE). The focus of this fourth edition of the report is participation in ALE from the perspective of equity and inclusion. The authors show how participation in adult learning and education contributes to achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 on Education and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in general.
Representatives of education ministries, professionals from other government sectors, education planners and researchers from Cambodia, China, the Philippines and Rwanda will gather in Shanghai for a two-week workshop on strengthening national education systems from a lifelong learning perspectiv
This year’s International Conference on Learning Cities (ICLC) will take place from 1 to 3 October in Medellín, Colombia, where government officials, city representatives and education experts from around the world will meet to identify, exchange and discuss effective lifelong lear
On 12 September 2019, the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) and the Department for Lifelong Learning at Hamburg University will host a high-level seminar on Literacy and Lifelong Learning in Hamburg, Germany.
What is the objective?
This seminar will provide national literacy experts from two regions, Asia and Africa, with a platform to share their experiences and discuss innovative strategies for the achievement of the global commitment on literacy for youth and adults.
As Secretariat of the Global Alliance for Literacy within the Framework of Lifelong Learning (GAL), the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) is organizing the annual general meeting of its members on 10 September 2019, in Paris.
Within the framework of the United Nations High-level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development taking place at UN Headquarters in New York City from 9 to 19 July 2019, the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) is co-organizing a side event – ‘The invisible friend: A
The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) and the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg will host a meeting of German parliamentarians in Berlin on Wednesday 5 June 2019 to inform them of UIL’s work and discuss the needs of adult learners, from basic education to global citizenship.
Literacy is an integral component of the right to education and a prerequisite for realizing other human rights.
In 2015, the international community agreed on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, committing to achieving 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).