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Creating and sustaining literate environments

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UNESCO, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

UNESCO Bangkok has developed a resource pack on Creating and Sustaining Literate Environments as a way of addressing the high illiteracy rate that continues to plague the world especially in developing countries. It is believed that sustainable literate environments are essential for achieving the goals of eradicating poverty, reducing child mortality, curbing population growth, achieving gender equality and ensuring sustainable development, peace and democracy. This resource pack shall raise awareness, give ideas on how to create and sustain literate environments and bring about concrete action by policy makers and practitioners.

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