23 September 2020, Hamburg. Today, 54 cities* from 27 countries will join the UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities (GNLC). These cities are outstanding examples of how lifelong learning can become a reality at local level. They have proven that effective lifelong learning policies and practices can support the development of inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable cities and contribute to the 2030 Agenda. Today’s new members bring the total number of cities within the UNESCO GNLC to 229 in 64 countries.

On 19 September 2020, the UNESCO learning city of Evry-Courcouronnes will host its first major learning city event on the topic of science and learning. It joined the UNESCO Global Network of Learning in 2019.

The event celebrates the launch of Evry’s Micro-Folie, a digital...