UNESCO International Literacy Prizes 2023

UNESCO is pleased to announce the launch of the call for applications and nominations for the UNESCO International Literacy Prizes 2023

Since 1967, UNESCO International Literacy Prizes have rewarded excellence and innovation in the field of literacy. More than 500 projects and programmes undertaken by governments, non-governmental organizations and individuals around the world have been awarded these prestigious Prizes, through which UNESCO seeks to support effective literacy practices and encourages the promotion of dynamic literate societies.

The theme for this year is ‘Promoting literacy for a world in transition: Building the foundation for peaceful and sustainable societies’.

All applications will go through a nomination process by the National Commissions for UNESCO or an NGO maintaining official relations with UNESCO. The applicant can request the access to the online application form through the following link: https://unes.co/ilp-account.

Spread the word! Share the call for UNESCO’s International Literacy Prizes within your networks to give all advocates of literacy a chance to participate. Sample messages with accompanying visuals are available in 6 UN languages  here !

The deadline for candidates to submit applications to nominating entities is 28 June 2023 and the deadline for nominating entities to submit their nominations to UNESCO is 12 July 2023!

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