Isfahan joined UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities

Isfahan has been recognized as an excellent example of how lifelong learning can turn into a reality at local level. Learning cities like Isfahan have demonstrated that practical lifelong learning strategies can enhance the development of resilient and sustainable cities.

Iran (IMNA) - Effectively mobilizing cross-sectoral resources to promote inclusive learning from basic to higher education, revitalizing learning in families and communities, facilitating learning for and in the workplace, extending the use of modern learning technologies, enhancing quality and excellence in learning and fostering a culture of learning throughout life are the main six criteria that define a learning city.

The mobilization and making benefits of all resources, the involvement of all stakeholders, and the strong political commitment and enthusiasm are the major pre-conditions for creating a learning city.

The registeration process of Isfahan's application for membership in this network began last winter with the cooperation of the National Commission for UNESCO.

UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities (GNLC) focuses on "Lifelong Learning" by fostering engagement and collaborative learning among member cities.

The purpose of membership in this network is to boost lifelong learning and raise citizens' awareness intending to create sustainable learning cities through individual and social empowerment, economic development, cultural progress and sustainable development.

The director of UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) congratulated Isfahan's membership to the mayor Ghodratollah Norouzi.

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