International Literacy Day is celebrated annually on September 8th. This holiday was established by UNESCO in 1966.
In 2023, International Literacy Day is celebrated under the motto: “Promoting Literacy for a World in Transition: Building the Foundation for Resilient and Peaceful Societies”.
This theme highlights the role of literacy in building more inclusive, just and sustainable societies.
"Ulyanovsk-UNESCO City of Literature" joins the call of UNESCO to promote literacy among youth and adults.