Application Due Date: 16 June 2019 (midnight, Paris time).

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UNESCO is requiring applications and elections for the 2019 UNESCO International Literacy Prizes, which this year will award exceptional programs and people who promote literacy all over the world within the style of ‘ Literacy and Multilingualism‘.

Given That 1967, the UNESCO International Literacy Prizes have actually rewarded.
quality and development in the field of literacy. Over 490 tasks.
and programs carried out by federal governments, non-governmental companies.
and people all over the world have actually currently gotten acknowledgment and.
assistance for their outstanding work.

The promo of multilingualism as a property for both literacy and.
academic advancement in basic and more especially Sustainable.
Advancement Objective 4 (SDG4) and its target 4.6 in regards to inclusivity.
quality and broadening gain access to. Multilingual education assists in gain access to.
to education while promoting equity for populations speaking minority.
and/or native languages, specifically women and females.

Through 2 prominent Prizes, UNESCO supports reliable literacy.
practices and motivates the promo of vibrant literate societies to.
close the literacy space of roughly 750 countless individuals.

UNESCO compares 2 Literacy Prizes which are provided to 5 laureates:

The UNESCO King Sejong Literacy Reward (2 awards), was.
developed in 1989 and is supported by the Federal government of the Republic.
of Korea. It provides unique factor to consider to programs that concentrate on the.
advancement and usage of mother-tongue literacy education and training.

The UNESCO Confucius Reward for Literacy (3 awards), was.
developed in 2005, and is supported by the Federal government of individuals’s.
Republic of China. This Reward acknowledges programs that promote adult.
literacy, specifically in backwoods and for out-of-school youth,.
especially women and females.

Each of the reward 0winners gets a medal, a diploma and US$20,000

Requirements

Federal governments, non-governmental companies and people are.
kindly welcomed to use. All applications ought to be sent to.
choosing entities, such as the National Commission for UNESCO in the nation of the program, or an NGO that remains in a main collaboration with UNESCO Applications can be sent by means of the online platform, in-depth info about the application and election procedure is to be discovered on the UNESCO International Literacy Prizes’ site

All programs and tasks should satisfy the choice requirements in order to be taken into account.

Worried federal governments of UNESCO Member States and non-governmental.
companies (NGOs) in main collaboration with UNESCO are urged.
to take into consideration people, organizations and companies who.
have actually made exceptional contributions to the promo of literacy and.
asked for an election.

The due date for sending applications for elections: 16 June 2019 (midnight, Paris time).

The due date for nominating entities to send their elections to UNESCO: 23 June 2019 (midnight, Paris time).

The elections will be examined by an independent International Jury, made up of 5 professionals on the basis of the choice requirements
Based upon the suggestions of the International Jury, the.
Director-General of UNESCO will be choose the finalists to award the.
Prizes at the celebration of International Literacy Day (8 September).

To Learn More:

Go To the Authorities Web Page of the UNESCO International Literacy Prizes 2019

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