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Over projects and programmes undertaken by governments, non-governmental organizations and individuals around the world have already received recognition and support for their excellent work. Through two prestigious Prizes, UNESCO supports effective literacy practices and encourages the promotion of dynamic literate societies to close the literacy gap of approximately millions of people. It gives special consideration to programmes that focus on the development and use of mother-tongue literacy education and training. This Prize recognizes programmes that promote adult literacy, especially in rural areas and for out-of-school youth, particularly girls and women.

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We use cookies to improve our service for you. You can find more information in our data protection declaration. In his book "On the State of Egypt," author Alaa Al Aswany references the regime led by ex-President Hosni Mubarak - quipping that one doesn't need a doctorate in law to know that the country's government was repressive and corrupt. Indeed, he acknowledged that ordinary people's opinions of what's happening in the country are often more representative of the truth than the perceptions and protracted debates of the country's more educated classes.