The seventh International Conference on Adult Education (CONFINTEA VII) will be hosted by Morocco in 2022. It is organized by the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning and takes place every twelve to thirteen years. Over 1,000 participants are expected to take part in the conference, which will examine effective adult learning and education policies within a lifelong learning perspective. Conference participants will develop a new framework for action on adult learning and education.

Conference programme

CONFINTEA promotes participatory engagement through 20 workshops 

CONFINTEA VII participants will be encouraged to collaboratively exchange views on challenges to and solutions for specific themes related to adult learning and education (ALE) by means of 20 workshops being held throughout the conference. Organized by 25 different organizations, the workshops will address ALE policies, gender equality, literacy, learning cities, the future of work and much more.

Launch of the fifth Global Report on Adult Learning and Education

The fifth Global Report on Adult Learning and Education (GRALE 5) will be launched during the first CONFINTEA VII plenary session, the ministerial panel, on 15 June. The theme of the report is ‘Citizenship education: Empowering adults for change’.



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15. - 17. June 2022
Marrakech, Morocco / Online
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