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Learning cities are key drivers to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

Over half the world’s people live in cities. With the right learning structures in place, cities can make an important contribution to sustainable development at local level and beyond. The power of cities, such as those that belong to the UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities, was celebrated worldwide on World Cities Day on 31 October.

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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...

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...