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With the adoption of the Yeonsu Declaration at the fifth International Conference on Learning Cities (ICLC), UNESCO learning cities from around the world pledged to place lifelong learning...

Ten cities with outstanding achievements in the implementation of the learning city strategy will receive the UNESCO Learning Cities Award 2021 on 27 October 2021, the first day of the fifth International Conference on Learning Cities in Yeonsu...

Global health education and emergency response as key topic

Hamburg / Yeonsu-gu, 9 December 2020

UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities (GNLC) member Yeonsu-gu, Republic of Korea, will host the fifth International Conference on Learning Cities (ICLC 5), which will...

Hamburg, 13 January 2020 - Mr Daniel Baril, Director General of the Canadian Institute for Cooperation in Adult Education (ICAE), has been elected Chair of the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) Governing Board. He succeeds Ms Malak Zaalouk, who presided over the...

Paris, 04 December—In almost one-third of countries, fewer than five per cent of adults aged 15 and above participate in education and learning programmes, according to UNESCO’s fourth Global Report on Adult Learning and Education ( GRALE 4 ). Adults with disabilities, older...

New strategy and fund to support lifelong learning programmes in cities around the world

With the adoption today of the Medellín Manifesto during the fourth International Conference on Learning...

President of Colombia to open the conference

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 calls on donors to close the funding gap

Paris, France : A new UNESCO cost analysis shows that US $14 billion (1) will be needed if the 20 countries with the lowest literacy rates (2) and the E-9 countries (3) are to achieve functional...

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,...