Twitter celebrates International Literacy Day

Published: Sep 08, 2019, 09:31 IST | mid-day online correspondent

The issue of literacy is an important component of the UN's 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and UN's Sustainable Development Goals

Twitter celebrates International Literacy Day
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International Literacy Day is annually celebrated on 8 September which is an opportunity for civil society, governments and stakeholders to highlight improvements in literacy rates across the world and reflect on the world's remaining literacy challenges. The issue of literacy is an important component of the UN's 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and UN's Sustainable Development Goals.

In September 2015, the UN's Sustainable Development Goals was adopted by world leaders promotes, as part of its agenda, universal access to quality learning opportunities and education and throughout people’s lives. Netizens took to social media to extend support for the initiative.

These days are celebrated to educate the people on issues of concern to mobilize political will and resources to address global problems.

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