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More than half the world’s population lives in cities today. The UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities has 170 active members from 53 countries in every region of the world. Each city in the network has implemented effective lifelong learning policies and practices that support the development of inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable cities and contribute to 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) is pleased to announce that 38 cities from 23 countries have become members of the UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities (GNLC) in 2019.

These new member cities are making lifelong learning a reality in their communities by involving a...

Madhu Singh, one of the world’s leading experts on the recognition, validation and accreditation (RVA) of non-formal and informal learning and a long-time member of the UIL team, died suddenly on 11 December 2018 in her hometown of New Delhi, India.

Dr Singh gained her MA in Sociology,...