ERIC Number: ED223969
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
8 September: International Literacy Day. Summary of Information Received Concerning the Celebration in 1980 and 1981.
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
This volume summarizes events throughout the world in celebration of International Literacy Day in 1980 and in 1981. Each description begins with an overview of the message the Director-General of Unesco addressed to member states at Unesco headquarters in Paris. Next, there are short reports of activities from each of the member states. The governmental and nongovernmental organizational reports that follow include those of MOBRAL, the World Young Women's Christian Association, the International Reading Association, the International Film and Television Council, the World Federation of Democratic Youth, the World Federation of Trade Unions, the Summer Institute of Linguistics, the National Federation of Voluntary Literacy Schemes, the World Organization of the Scout Movement, and the Workers' Lifelong Education Service. Each year's description also includes reproduced photographs that illustrate the events held at Unesco headquarters and in a few of the member states as well as news briefs about the International Literacy Day, the Literacy Prize, the list of winners of the Nadezhda K. Krupskaya Prize, the International Reading Association Literacy Award, and the Noma Prize. Also included in each description is the complete text of the Director-General's speech for that year. (HOD)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).