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Intl Literacy Day 2019: Literacy and Multilingualism


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International Literacy Day 2019 focused on ‘Literacy and multilingualism’. Despite progress made, literacy challenges persist, distributed unevenly across countries and populations. Embracing linguistic diversity in education and literacy development is central to addressing these literacy challenges and to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. September 8th was proclaimed as International Literacy Day (ILD) at the 14th session of UNESCO’s General Conference on 26 October 1966. Since 1967, International Literacy Day (ILD) celebrations have taken place annually around the world to remind the public of the importance of literacy as a matter of dignity and human rights, and to advance the literacy agenda towards a more literate and sustainable society. Despite progress made, literacy challenges persist, and at the same time the demands for skills required for work, evolve rapidly


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Place/region: Worldwide
Type: Documentary
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Publisher: UNESCO Education Sector
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Rights: CC-BY-SA
 

Original: Video.MP4
Location: EV only
UMVS reference: SYNAV-2019-09-06-000125-EDKMS-HD
Rights holder: UNESCO