International Literacy Day 2016

International Literacy Day 2016

Celebration of the 50th anniversary of the International Literacy Day (2016).

This event will mark the 50th anniversary of the World Congress of Ministers of Education on the Eradication of Illiteracy (Islamic Republic of Iran, 1965), which made the Tehran recommendation on the proclamation of the International Literacy Day and advanced the notion of functional literacy. As in previous years, the 2016 UNESCO International Literacy Prizes Awards Ceremony will also take place.


Type of Event Category 2-Intergovernmental meeting
Start 08.09.2016 08:00 local time
End 08.09.2016 20:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Chakroun, Borhene
Organizer ED/PLS/YLS
Country France
City Paris
Venue UNESCO Headquarters
Street 125 avenue de Suffren
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English, French, Spanish
Estimated number of participants 300
Official Website
Link 1 UNESCO and Literacy
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