International Literacy Day

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International Literacy Day

International Literacy Day is celebrated on 8 September. Image source: www.zazzle.com

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International Literacy Day

UNESCO declared 8 September as World Literacy Day on 17 November 1965. Image source: www.lemauricien.com

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International Literacy Day

International Literacy Day was first celebrated on 8 September 1966. Image source: risenetworks.org

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International Literacy Day

The basic aim of the International Literacy Day is to stress on the importance of literacy. Image source: pbs.twimg.com

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International Literacy Day

The theme of Literacy Day 2014 is 'Literacy and Sustainable Development'. Image source: east4south.eu

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International Literacy Day

Every year, the theme of Literacy Day is different, and it aims towards the development of society and its people. Image source: twitter.com

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International Literacy Day

International Literacy Day is a global observance and not a public holiday. Image source: montessoritraining.blogspot.com

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International Literacy Day

According to UNESCO, the global celebration of Literacy Day will be organised in Dhaka. The Government of Bangladesh in association with UNESCO will organise an international conference. This has been organised in support of the UN Secretary General’s Global Education First Initiative (GEFI). The conference will be based on ‘Girls’ and women’s literacy and education: Foundations for sustainable development’ and the awarding of UNESCO Literacy Prizes. Image source: pbs.twimg.com

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International Literacy Day

Since 1967, UNESCO has been awarding Literacy Prizes to programmes which promote literacy. Each year, UNESCO Literacy Prizes’ focuses on a specific theme, and the prizes are distributed accordingly. Image source: mytutoringspace.files.wordpress.com

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