UNESCO INTERNATIONAL LITERACY PRIZES 2018

YOUTH OPPORTUNITIES GLOBAL AMBASSADOR PROGRAM 2018
May 11, 2018
JUNIOR ENGINEERING ACADEMY 2018 BY TUNZA ECO GENERATION
May 11, 2018

DEADLINE- JUNE 5, 2018

UNESCO is calling for applications and nominations for the 2018 UNESCO International Literacy Prizes, which this year will award outstanding programmes and individuals who promote literacy around the world within the theme of ‘Literacy and Skills Development’.

Through two prestigious Prizes, UNESCO supports effective literacy practices and encourages the promotion of dynamic literate societies to close the literacy gap of approximately 750 millions of people.

UNESCO distinguishes between two Literacy Prizes which are given to five laureates:

The UNESCO King Sejong Literacy Prize (2 awards), was established in 1989 and is supported by the Government of the Republic of Korea. It gives special consideration to programmes that focus on the development and use of mother-tongue literacy education and training.

The UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy (3 awards), was established in 2005, and is supported by the Government of the People’s Republic of China. This Prize recognizes programmes that promote adult literacy, especially in rural areas and for out-of-school youth, particularly girls and women.

Location: Online

Benefits

  • Each of the prizewinners receives a medal, a diploma and US$20.000.
  • UNESCO supports effective literacy practices and encourages the promotion of dynamic literate societies to close the literacy gap of approximately 750 millions of people.

Eligibilities

  • Governments, non-governmental organizations and individuals are kindly invited to apply.
  • Concerned governments of UNESCO Member States and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in official partnership with UNESCO are encouraged to take into account individuals, institutions and organizations who have made outstanding contributions to the promotion of literacy and requested a nomination.

Eligible Regions: Open for All

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