Cork, Ireland, 18 September 2017 - More than 700 local government representatives from more than 80 countries across the world will attend UNESCO’s third International Conference on Learning Cities, which opens today in Cork, Ireland. More than half the world’s population live in cities, with the proportion expected to rise to two-thirds by 2050.
The municipality of Puebla, Mexico, held the ‘Smart City Expo LATAM Congress’ on 27 June, offering participants a great opportunity to exchange knowledge for developing sustainable and smart cities in Mexico in particular and Latin America in gene
‘Global goals, local actions: Towards lifelong learning for all in 2030’ is the theme of the third International Conference on Learning Cities which will take place in Cork, Ireland, from 18 to 20 September 2017.
Adult education centres are central to the provision of lifelong learning opportunities in cities around the world.
Representatives of 40 cities from 20 countries took part in a UNESCO regional meeting on learning cities and education for sustainable development in Latin American and the Caribbean.