Instituto de la UNESCO para el Aprendizaje a lo Largo de Toda la Vida


La Alianza Mundial para la Alfabetización – Reuniones

GAL meetings and documents

General meeting, 28 and 29 October 2020

Report (English, French)

Session 1: Global and national scenarios of the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on education and youth and adult literacy

Ministerial panel


Session 2: Forging partnerships for advancing youth and adult literacy in GAL countries beyond the Covid-19 crisis and towards SDGs

Microsoft: Ms Alexa Joyce, Future-Ready Skills Director

PIX: Mr Benjamin Marteau, Director


Session 3: GAL Strategic Goals: Review and future directions (1)

Policy and planning

Equity and inclusion

  • Literacy issues of refugees, migrants and IDPs: Mr Matt Byrne, Senior Education Officer, Division of Resilience and Solutions, UNHCR
  • Linkages between language, health and literacy: Mr Ian Cheffy, Senior Literacy and Education Consultant, SIL International

Data and monitoring

Country perspectives:

  • Mr Cecep Suryana, Coordinator of Literacy Education, Directorate of Community Education and Special Education, Indonesia
  • Mr Abba Haladu, Executive Secretary, National Commission for Mass Literacy, Adult and Non-Formal Education (NMEC), Nigeria


Session 4: GAL Strategic Goals: Review and future directions (2)


Country perspectives:

General meeting, 10 September 2019