50th anniversary celebrations of International Literacy Day 2016 launched
Reading the Past, Writing the Future
“The world has changed since 1966 – but our determination to provide every woman and man with the skills, capacities and opportunities to become everything they wish, in dignity and respect, remains as firm as ever. Literacy is a foundation to build a more sustainable future for all.” UNESCO Director-General
New Global Alliance for Literacy pledges partnership and innovation to boost progress
“A new global partnership for literacy aims to bring governments, NGOs, academic institutions and the private sector together to look afresh at how to boost progress.” UIL, UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning.