May 20, 2022

UNESCO Open Educational Resources (OER) Recommendation Unanimously Adopted by 193 UNESCO Member States

From a Creative Commons Blog Post by Cable Green, Interim CEO & Director of Open Education, Creative Commons:

The UNESCO Open Educational Resources (OER) Recommendation was unanimously adopted on November 25 by 193 UNESCO member states at the 40th UNESCO General Conference. This milestone offers a unique opportunity to advance open education around the world.


Recognizing the importance of the UNESCO OER Recommendation, a coalition of organizations active in advancing open education globally has joined forces to support its implementation. Coalition partners, in alphabetical order, are:


The coalition will collectively leverage these organizations’ strengths and expertise, combining and coordinating efforts to create and deliver comprehensive resources and services in support of implementing the Recommendation across all UNESCO member states.

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Direct to Draft Recommendation on Open Educational Resources

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