Motion S5M-07605: International Literacy Day 2017

18 Sep 2017

That the Parliament welcomes International Literacy Day on 8 September 2017; understands that this year’s event is held under the theme, Literacy in a Digital World; further understands that this event has been celebrated annually since the first was declared by UNESCO on 17 November 1965; believes that this year’s focus on the challenges and opportunities in promoting literacy in the digital world is particularly important with the pace of technological advancement globally, and further believes that promoting literacy should be a key goal for everyone in society.