International Literacy Day 

Category: Education
International Literacy Day  in United Nations in 2024

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Dates of International Literacy Day 
2025 United Nations Monday, September 8thInternational Literacy Day 
2024 United Nations Sunday, September 8thInternational Literacy Day 
2023 United Nations Friday, September 8thInternational Literacy Day 
2022 United Nations Thursday, September 8thInternational Literacy Day 
2021 United Nations Wednesday, September 8thInternational Literacy Day 
Summary
773 million adults and young people lack basic literacy skills.
International Literacy Day  in other countries
International Literacy Day  internationally

The 8th of September was proclaimed International Literacy Day by UNESCO in 1966 to remind the international community of the importance of literacy for individuals, communities and societies, and the need for intensified efforts towards more literate societies.


The issue of literacy is a key component of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals and the UN's 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

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