The 2015 UNESCO General Conference adopted a new Recommendation on Adult Learning and Education (2015) to replace the 1976 Recommendation on the Development of Adult Education. At the last two International Conferences on Adult Education, CONFINTEA V (Hamburg, 1997) and CONFINTEA VI (Belém, 2009), as well as the 2013 UNESCO General Conference, the international community had requested a revision of the 1976 Recommendation to ‘reflect current educational, cultural, political, social and economic challenges’. More...