ERIC Number: ED419957
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
International Conference on Adult Education (5th, Hamburg, Germany, July 14-18, 1997). Final Report.
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Hamburg (Germany). Inst. for Education.; United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
This final report is a summary of a conference designed to show the importance of adult education for the next century, encourage worldwide commitment to the right of adults to education, and strengthen and expand international cooperation. Part I consists of the summary of the plenary discussions: introduction, speakers and opening speeches, and work of the conference with lists of speakers and speeches. Part II lists the commission sessions, thematic working groups, and public round tables. Part III presents the three documents issued by the conference: report of the conference by the Rapporteur-General, a synthesis of the main trends of the discussions; "Hamburg Declaration on Adult Learning"; and "Agenda for the Future," 10 thematic headings under which adult learning was considered. Appendixes contain the following: the agenda; "Opening Address" (Henning Voscherau) on the key functions of adult education; "Keynote Address" (Sheikh Hasina) on Bangladesh's efforts to eradicate illiteracy; "Opening Address" (Roman Herzog) on the role of lifelong learning in the German economy; "Address" (Federico Mayer) on defining the new roles that adult education must play to meet the aspirations of women and men in all countries in the future; "Address" (Rita Sussmuth) on lifelong learning and the conference's challenges and opportunities; "Address" (Kim Howells) on what the United Kingdom is doing to create a learning society; lists of thematic working group members, participants of public round tables, participants, and conference secretariat and local support personnel. (YLB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Hamburg (Germany). Inst. for Education.; United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Identifiers - Location: Bangladesh; Germany; India; United Kingdom