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UNESCO Education UIL


Lisa Krolak
ALADIN Co-ordinator
UNESCO Institute
for Lifelong Learning
Feldbrunnenstrasse 58
20148 Hamburg

Tel.: (+49) 40 44804133
Fax: (+49) 40 4107723


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Welcome to ALADIN

ALADIN, the Adult Learning Documentation and Information Network, has been established to support networking and capacity building between documentation centres and libraries in the area of adult learning and literacy. It emerged in 1997 from a CONFINTEA V workshop in Hamburg which focused explicitly on adult education documentation and information.

ALADIN is working towards facilitating global access to information and documentation on adult learning and serving as an information broker between researchers, practitioners and policy makers by:

Today it comprises of 103 documentation centres in 49 countries in all regions of the world, with some being complex university libraries and research units, some being small NGO resource centres and others being virtual collections.

The various activities of ALADIN are co-ordinated by Lisa Krolak, the Head of Documentation at the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learing (UIL), in close co-operation with the international ALADIN Advisory Committee.