Publication Date: 2005
Every year, the EFA Global Monitoring Report assesses where the world stands on its commitment to provide a basic education to all children, youth and adults by 2015.Developed by an independent team and published by UNESCO, the report is an authoritative reference that aims to inform, influence and sustain genuine commitment towards education for all.
Literacy is a right and the foundation for all further learning. Yet literacy remains a right denied to some 771 million adults.
The 2006 Global Monitoring Report, Literacy for life, measures the world's progress towards achieving the six Education For All goals, and especially the neglected one of universal literacy.