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Hamburg, 24 October 2018 – Learning cities around the world are taking action to enhance quality education and lifelong learning opportunities for all in their communities. To support their efforts, UNESCO has just launched a series of video tutorials, available in all UN official languages,...

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Hamburg, 5 September 2018 – The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) is setting out to stimulate a dialogue on current educational topics with a new series of events called Hamburg Education Talks . The first event will take...

Montreal, Canada, 28 February 2018. New figures on the number of children out of school worldwide reveal that despite decades of efforts to get every child into the classroom, progress has come to a standstill. According to data from the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS),...

Suwon, Republic of Korea 25, October 2017 – More than 400 international stakeholders from 98 countries gathered today in Suwon, Republic of Korea, to review the implementation of adult learning and education across the world. At a global meeting organized jointly by the UNESCO...

Hamburg, 19 January 2017 – 16 cities from around the globe will receive the UNESCO Learning City Award this year. The award will be conferred on the cities during the third International Conference on Learning Cities in Cork, Ireland, which will take place from 18 to 20...

Hamburg, Germany, 22 September 2016 – The Global Alliance for Literacy within the Framework of Lifelong Learning (GAL), a UNESCO led initiative aiming to advance the global literacy agenda, has elected its Executive...

Hamburg, Germany, 8 September 2016 — Adult learning and education can improve health and well-being, employment opportunities and develop local communities, according to the...

Paris, France, 4 April 2016 – A signing ceremony was held today of two key international Recommendations on education that reflect new global trends and support the Education 2030 Framework for Action.

The President of UNESCO’s General Conference, Mr...