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International Literacy Day is commemorated for the 50thy ear, and UNESCO has published the original resolution from 1966 on its website.
Literacy is a key driver for sustainable development. Literacy skills are the prerequisite for the learning of a broader set of knowledge, skills, attitudes and values, required for creating sustainable societies. At the same time, progress in areas of sustainable development, such as health and agriculture, serves as an enabling factor in the promotion of literacy and [...]
IRA is a professional membership organization dedicated to promoting high levels of literacy for all by improving the quality of reading instruction, disseminating research and information about reading, and encouraging the lifetime reading habit. Beside news and "top stories" the homepage provides access to two large topic areas: the programs ( e.g. special interest groups, [...]
The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) is a non-profit, policy-driven, international research, training, information, documentation and publishing center of UNESCO, focusing on adult and continuing education, literacy, non-formal basic education and lifelong learning. The main part of UIL’s work is carried out on the basis of joint research projects and cooperation [...]
The UNESCO Literacy Portal offers information resources, figures and further links on (adult) literacy. It provides access to the International Literacy Day website and UN/UNESCO strategies on literacy and lifelong learning.
The United Nations website provides information and links to domains of action, bodies and Secretaries as well as explaining its objectives of securing peace and humanrights - lists of international law, current topics and member states are accessible.