MBRF Literacy Challenge
Arne Carlsen

Arne Carlsen

Professor at the Faculty of Education, Psychology and Art, University of Latvia

Professor Arne Carlsen was Director of the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) from 2011 to 2017, where he co-chaired the Global Alliance for Literacy. Additionally, he was one of the initiators of the UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities and the new UNESCO Recommendation on Adult Learning and Education.

Arne has received 11 honorary professor titles, and is an inductee in the International Adult and Continuing Education Hall of Fame. He is currently Professor at the Faculty of Education, Psychology and Art at the University of Latvia, where he is Chair of the Council of the Doctoral School of Lifelong