the UNGA has provisionally approved that 1970 be designated International Education Year. Conference resolves
- to support this proposal in principle;
- to encourage, through the large number of its members who are engaged in the teaching profession, the introduction into schools at all levels of education, of material on the work of the UN in the economic, social and cultural fields;
- to support the efforts of organisations and individuals to reduce illiteracy, especially among women;
- to stress the importance of acquiring facility in a language other than one’s own and to this end to encourage language teaching in schools at all levels.