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UNESCO Literacy Prizes Calls for 2024 Nominations

These awards recognize individuals and organizations for their contributions to literacy education, with a focus on "promoting multilingual education for mutual understanding and peace." Apply by July 5, 2024.

Celebrating Indigenous languages on the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People

Today marks the 29th International Day of the World's Indigenous People since the United Nations voted to celebrate the day back in the mid-1990s.

Celebrating multilingual education on UNESCO’s International Mother Language Day

The theme of this year’s International Mother Language Day was “Multilingual education — a necessity to transform education,” emphasizing the role education can have in fostering multilingual communities and encouraging members to use their native tongue.

Ethics of AI Tech Discussed in UNESCO Virtual Meeting

After publishing a draft on the ethics of AI, UNESCO organized a meeting to consult with experts and stakeholders about the findings. The Egyptian...

Kicking off the Year of Indigenous Languages with Endangered Alphabets

The United Nations has declared 2019 to be the Year of Indigenous Languages. More than 90% of the indigenous languages of both the United States and Australia are extinct or endangered.