International Literacy Day

International Literacy Day: September 8th

September 8th is International Literacy Day.

It was declared in 1965 by The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).

It’s now said that one-fifth of the world’s people can’t read or write.

On this day, various ceremonies are held around the world in order to assert the importance of literacy.

・References
https://tama.wtf/jp/society/today/international-literacy-day
Unesco: International Literacy Day

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