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Subjects: Literacy | Learning

International Literacy day 2004

Language: English

A video promoting the International Literacy day held in Barcelona in 2004. The Literacy Day is celebrated each year to highlight the importance of literacy to individuals, communities and societies. 2004 celebrations were consecrated to Literacy and Gender, with statistics claiming that almost one in every seven people were illiterate, and that, out of a total of 860 million illiterate adults, more than 500 million were women. The material on this VHS is composed of two short videos with subtitles in six languages.

on this subject: Literacy policy and aspects of UNESCO's strategic planning (

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Place/region: Spain, Europe
Type: Promotional material
Production and personalities:
Publisher: United Nations; Forum Barcelona
Published in:
Rights: United Nations; UNESCO

Original: Video cassette.VHS.Pal
Location: F-H.129
UMVS reference: AUD-DIT/ISS/ARC/0331

Rights holder: Forum Barcelona; United Nations; UNESCO