Global Alliance for Literacy – publications

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Counting the cost: Achieving literacy in countries of the Global Alliance for Literacy – This paper seeks to determine the cost of achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG 4) Target 4.6: 'By 2030, ensure that all youth and a substantial proportion of adults, both men and women,
achieve literacy and numeracy'.
GAL strategy 2020-2025 – This strategy presents GAL’s vision, mission, goals and objectives for the period from 2020 to 2025. It builds upon GAL’s achievements from 2016 and 2019, and upon UNESCO’s previous initiatives supporting youth and adult literacy, including the UN Literacy Decade (2003–2012), Literacy Initiative for Empowerment (LIFE) from 2006 to 2015, and the 2015 Recommendation on Adult Learning and Education (RALE).
The United Nations General Assembly resolution Literacy for life: Shaping future agendas reaffirms the above principles and continues to underline the importance of strengthening joint efforts among all stakeholders in the international community to advance the global literacy agenda.
Estimating the cost of achieving basic literacy and numeracy targets in the context of SDG4.6 in GAL countries