2020 UNESCO International Literacy Prizes – Call for nominations

Dear Partners,

Since 1967,UNESCO International Literacy Prizeshave rewarded excellence and innovation in the field of literacy.Over 495 projects and programmes undertaken by governments, non-governmental organizations and individuals around the world have been recognized.Through these prestigious Prizes, UNESCO seeks to support effective literacy practices and encourages the promotion of dynamic literate societies.

Every year, thePrizes are organized around a specific theme. This year’s focus is on:Teaching and learning literacy: The role of educators and changing pedagogies’.

In this context, you will find attachedthe call to nominate candidates for 2020 edition of the UNESCO International Literacy Prizes,inviting you tosubmit nominations for this year(see attached documents).

The nomination process will take place via an online platform. An applicant can request the access to the online application form through this link:www.unesco.org/ilp/account. The deadline for nominations is Sunday 12 July 2020.

You will also find relevant information on the UNESCO International Literacy Prizes website:http://en.unesco.org/themes/literacy/prizes

Any enquiries with regard to the application and nomination process should be addressed to the Secretariat of the UNESCO International Literacy Prizes, located within the Section of Youth, Literacy and Skills Development of the UNESCO Education Sector (phone: +33 1 45 68 08 59; e-mail:literacyprizes@unesco.org).

Thank you in advance for your kind attention.

Yours sincerely,

The Secretariat