The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has announced that in conjunction with International Literacy Day it is launching a new portal for supporting and promoting literacy efforts globally. The portal, called the Knowledge an Innovations Network for Literacy (KINL) has been supported by Microsoft and Verizon.

Read more about how this new portal is intended to be a global workplace where literacy researchers and workers can connect, share information and discuss literacy in English, Spanish and French on our sister blog Microsoft on the Issues.