WEFOUNDThe New International Encyclopedia, 1905, Vol. 18 (Classic Reprint)


UNESCO has been at the forefront of global literacy efforts since 1946 , advancing the vision of a literate world for all. It views acquiring and improving literacy skills throughout life as an intrinsic part of the right to education. The “multiplier effect” of literacy empowers people, enables them to participate fully in society and contributes to improve livelihoods.

Literacy is also a driver for sustainable development in that it enables greater participation in the labour market; improved child and family health and nutrition; reduces poverty and expands life opportunities,

Beyond its conventional concept as a set of reading, writing and counting skills, literacy is now understood as a means of identification, understanding, interpretation, creation, and communication in an increasingly digital, text-mediated, information-rich and fast-changing world.

Soudeh Alikhani writes on the 10th anniversary of the women’s rights activist Zeinab Jalalian’s arrest – on International Women's Day.

Only six per cent of Britons back selling arms to Saudi Arabia to bomb and starve Yemenis. So why is he here? Vanessa Baird asks.

New Internationalist is an award-winning media co-operative dedicated to socially conscious journalism and publishing. Learn more …

UNESCO has been at the forefront of global literacy efforts since 1946 , advancing the vision of a literate world for all. It views acquiring and improving literacy skills throughout life as an intrinsic part of the right to education. The “multiplier effect” of literacy empowers people, enables them to participate fully in society and contributes to improve livelihoods.

Literacy is also a driver for sustainable development in that it enables greater participation in the labour market; improved child and family health and nutrition; reduces poverty and expands life opportunities,

Beyond its conventional concept as a set of reading, writing and counting skills, literacy is now understood as a means of identification, understanding, interpretation, creation, and communication in an increasingly digital, text-mediated, information-rich and fast-changing world.

UNESCO has been at the forefront of global literacy efforts since 1946 , advancing the vision of a literate world for all. It views acquiring and improving literacy skills throughout life as an intrinsic part of the right to education. The “multiplier effect” of literacy empowers people, enables them to participate fully in society and contributes to improve livelihoods.

Literacy is also a driver for sustainable development in that it enables greater participation in the labour market; improved child and family health and nutrition; reduces poverty and expands life opportunities,

Beyond its conventional concept as a set of reading, writing and counting skills, literacy is now understood as a means of identification, understanding, interpretation, creation, and communication in an increasingly digital, text-mediated, information-rich and fast-changing world.

Soudeh Alikhani writes on the 10th anniversary of the women’s rights activist Zeinab Jalalian’s arrest – on International Women's Day.

Only six per cent of Britons back selling arms to Saudi Arabia to bomb and starve Yemenis. So why is he here? Vanessa Baird asks.

New Internationalist is an award-winning media co-operative dedicated to socially conscious journalism and publishing. Learn more …

Ushering in the latest automotive trends, the 2018 New York International Auto Show will showcase an incredible collection of cutting-edge design and extraordinary innovation. More than four floors of displays from the world’s automakers will feature the newest vehicles and latest futuristic concept cars.  Nearly 1,000 cars and trucks will be on display at North America’s first and largest-attended auto show dating back to 1900.

UNESCO has been at the forefront of global literacy efforts since 1946 , advancing the vision of a literate world for all. It views acquiring and improving literacy skills throughout life as an intrinsic part of the right to education. The “multiplier effect” of literacy empowers people, enables them to participate fully in society and contributes to improve livelihoods.

Literacy is also a driver for sustainable development in that it enables greater participation in the labour market; improved child and family health and nutrition; reduces poverty and expands life opportunities,

Beyond its conventional concept as a set of reading, writing and counting skills, literacy is now understood as a means of identification, understanding, interpretation, creation, and communication in an increasingly digital, text-mediated, information-rich and fast-changing world.

Soudeh Alikhani writes on the 10th anniversary of the women’s rights activist Zeinab Jalalian’s arrest – on International Women's Day.

Only six per cent of Britons back selling arms to Saudi Arabia to bomb and starve Yemenis. So why is he here? Vanessa Baird asks.

New Internationalist is an award-winning media co-operative dedicated to socially conscious journalism and publishing. Learn more …

Ushering in the latest automotive trends, the 2018 New York International Auto Show will showcase an incredible collection of cutting-edge design and extraordinary innovation. More than four floors of displays from the world’s automakers will feature the newest vehicles and latest futuristic concept cars.  Nearly 1,000 cars and trucks will be on display at North America’s first and largest-attended auto show dating back to 1900.

Kim Won-hong is now the new Deputy Chief of Organisation in the General Politburo. What does this mean, and how did he get there?...

Two oil tankers derailed between North Korea's Oedaejin and Yongkwang-gun in late March, according to multiple sources. A significant spillage of diesel oil was also reported by witnesses. A shorta...

As North Korea's ruling party maintains a "military-first politics", a number of recent fraud cases involving the impersonation of military personnel were reported by sources currently living in Musan...


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