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In a world increasingly globalized, multilingualism is becoming the norm rather than the exception. Supported by mother tongue-based multilingual education, linguistic diversity brings a number of benefits to the learners but also to society as a whole. Hence, growing evidence suggests that multilingualism can effectively contribute to sustainable development and to peace, argues David Atchoarena, Director of the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, in his latest blog.

On 29 October 2019, the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL), in collaboration with the UNESCO Office in Yaoundé, brought together experts in the fields of teacher training, learning materials development, and monitoring and evaluation for a workshop on improving the supply and quality...

In 2017, the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) received generous financial support from the Federal Foreign Office of the Federal Republic of Germany to implement a project whose aim is to empower vulnerable women and their families in sub-Saharan Africa by providing them with...

As part of its Action Research: Measuring Literacy Programme Participants’ Learning Outcomes (RAMAA) programme, the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) was invited to provide teaching units for the regional Engineering in Design and Management of Educational Alternatives (ICGAE) Master'...