UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL)

Institut de l'UNESCO pour l'apprentissage tout au long de la vie
UNESCO-Institut für Lebenslanges Lernen

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1951, Hamburg (Germany FR), within the framework of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), as UNESCO Institute for Education (UIE) -- Institut de l'UNESCO pour l'éducation (IUE) -- Instituto de la UNESCO para la Educación (IUE) -- UNESCO-Institut für Pädagogik (UIP). Previously also known under the French acronym IUAV. Current title adopted, 2006.


As an international reference centre for lifelong learning, carry out research, promotion and dissemination related to the broad conceptual framework of lifelong education, with special emphasis on: adult education and continuing education; functional literacy; non-formal basic education for out-of-school learners; learning and creativity; education for democracy. Develop methods for monitoring different forms of formal and non-formal adult learning; reinforce capacities of UNESCO member states for providing learning opportunities and facilitating participation in adult education by all people of all ages.

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Relations with 13 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with 3 non-governmental organizations.
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