Dates and Locations for CONFINTEA VI and Regional Preparatory Conferences Confirmed
CONFINTEA VI will take place from 19 to 22 May 2009 in Belém, Brazil, under the overall title: "Living and Learning for a Viable Future - The Power of Adult Learning". Its overall thrust will be to draw attention to the relation and contribution of adult learning and education to sustainable development, while exploring policies, structures and financing for adult learning and education; issues relevant to inclusion and participation in and through adult learning and education; quality criteria of adult learning and education; and literacy and other key competencies.
The schedule for the Regional Preparatory Conferences is:
- 10 - 13 September 2008 in Mexico City (Mexico)
- 6 - 8 October 2008 in Seoul (Republic of Korea)
- 5 - 7 November 2008 in Nairobi (Kenya)
- 3 - 5 December 2008 in Budapest (Hungary)
- 5 - 7 January 2009 in Tunis (Tunisia)