Sixth International Conference on Adult Education (CONFINTEA VI)
The date and venue of CONFINTEA VI have been confirmed. It will take place from 19 to 22 May 2009 in Belém (State of Pará), Brazil, under the overall title: “Living and Learning for a Viable Future – The Power of Adult Learning“.
CONFINTEA VI, a UNESCO Category II Intergovernmental Conference, will be:
• A platform for policy dialogue and advocacy on adult learning and education;
• To create commitment and action on adult learning and education;
• Pursuing three major objectives:
o To push forward the recognition of adult learning and education as an important element of and factor conducive to lifelong learning, of which literacy is the foundation;
o To highlight the crucial role of adult learning and education for the realization of current international education and development agendas (EFA, MDGs, UNLD, LIFE, and DESD);
o To renew political momentum and commitment and to develop the tools for implementation in order to move from rhetoric to action.
Complet Document : 337-confintea VI.