Azerbaijan’s cities elected as member of UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities

Azerbaijan’s cities elected as member of UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities
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  • calendar-gray 23 September 2020

Three cities of the Republic of Azerbaijan- Baku, Ganja, and Gabala have been chosen a member of the Global Network of Learning Cities, UNESCO's leading body for lifelong learning, Azerbaijani MFA told APA.

On September 23 this year, for the first time, Azerbaijani cities are among the members announced by the UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities. This year, in general, 55 cities from 27 countries have joined in Global Network. On this occasion, an event in the format of a video meeting to announce the new members of the Network elected on September 23, is planned to be held.

The process of our cities’ being a member of the network is realized with the initiative and organization of the Permanent Secretariat of National Commission of the Republic of Azerbaijan on UNESCO, support of the Ministry of Education, and participation of Azerbaijan’s Permanent Delegation to the UNESCO, and relative executive bodies.

Note that UNESCO Global Network on Learning Cities is considered one of the important projects on lifelong education. The purpose of the UNESCO Global Network on Lifelong Education is the conduction of exchange of experience in the education field among member cities, support the improvement process of cities on learning, inclusiveness, promotion of welfare and sustainable development, and increase the quality of education. Currently, 230 cities of 64 countries are members of the network in the world. The activity of the UNESCO Global Network on Learning Cities is connected by the UNESCO Institution of Lifelong Education, situated in Hamburg city of Germany”, noted in the information.

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