International Literacy Day: 8th September
The 51st International Literacy Day is being celebrated on 8th September at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. The theme announced by UNESCO is `Literacy in a digital world’. On this day, in the year 1965, the World Congress of Ministers of Education met in Tehran for the first time to discuss the program of education at the international level. The UNESCO in its 14th Session in November 1966, declared 8th September as the International Literacy Day.
UNESCO – United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization
Director-General – Irina Bokova