International Literacy Day 2016

8 September 2016
Celebration of the 50th anniversary of the International Literacy Day (2016). This event marked 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.

Message from Ms Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO on the occasion of the International Literacy Day, 50th Anniversary:  Russian version.pdf 

International Literacy Day 2016

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