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 learning policies and practices that lead to inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable cities. The theme of the 2019 conference is 'Inclusion: A principle for lifelong learning and sustainable cities'.
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).
Globalization, digitalization and migration are changing the way we work and learn.
Digital learning media open up new and different opportunities for learning and teaching. It is important that these opportunities are open to those who do not enjoy privileged access to education, including refugees and migrants and people with low levels of basic education.