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ERIC Number: EJ944228
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 12
ISSN: ISSN-1045-1595
Civil Society Participation at CONFINTEA VI
Haddad, Sergio
Adult Learning, v22 n4-v23 n1 p34-39 Fall 2011-Win 2012
This article analyzes the participation of civil society in the Sixth International Conference on Adult Education held in Belem do Para, Brazil, 1-4 December 2009. As a foundation, the discussion first illuminates the important role that civil society in general plays in democratic issues and the relation between the state and society followed by a review of the Brazilian context and the historical background of civil society participation in the field of Youth and Adult Education (EJA). Discussed as well are the impacts upon Brazil of its participation in CONFINTEA V, in Hamburg, Germany in 1997 and, finally, the involvement of Brazilian and the entire international civil society in CONFINTEA VI. (Contains 11 endnotes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Brazil