Fourth Meeting of the Working Group on EFA United Nations Literacy Decade (UNLD: 2003-2012) Aicha Bah Diallo Deputy Assistant Director-General for Education UNESCO. Background. The 56 th Session of UN General Assembly adopted UNLD in Dec 2001
Fourth Meeting of the Working Group on EFAUnited Nations Literacy Decade(UNLD: 2003-2012)Aicha Bah DialloDeputy Assistant Director-General for EducationUNESCO
intends to promote
Literacy for All and
plural notion of literacy for
creating literate environments
Areas of possible cooperation with other Flagships are quite wide as UNLD deals with literacy as learner-centered learning process focusing on the under served population.
:One of the UNLD goals,‘literate environment’ is integral for achieving the global goals such as eradicating poverty, reducing child mortality, curbing population growth, achieving gender equality and ensuring sustainable development, peace and democracy.
UNLD belongs to national governments, NGOs, civil society, communities and the people. International community supports them sustain and enhance UNLD implementation.