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EDUCATION

    Guinea-Bissau
Guinea-Bissau
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  • Fundamental education. View of a teacher and his pupils. City of Boreko.

Guinea-Bissau joined UNESCO on November 1, 1974. The country is covered by the Organizationís Regional Office in Dakar, Senegal.

In 2005, an extra-budgetary project was implemented in Guinea-Bissau aimed at children in difficulty and at capacity-building for training of educators in functional literacy.

Guinea-Bissau is one of the 35 countries implementing the UNESCO Literacy Initiative for Empowerment (LIFE), a 10-year initiative aimed at achieving the goals of the United Nations Literacy Decade (2003-2012).


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