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2012 Paris Declaration on OER

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By Rory McGreal August 28, 2012 - 8:22am

The 2012 Paris OER Declaration was formally adopted at the 2012 World Open Educational Resources (OER) Congress held at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris from 20 – 22 June 2012.

Déclaration de Paris des REL 2012

Declaración de París de 2012 sobre los REA

إعلان باريس لعام 2012 بشأن الموارد التعليمية المفتوحة



Declaração REA De Paris em 2012

Over 400 delegates including representatives of Government, educators, NGOs, and universities attended the Congress which was organized in full partnership with the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) and supported by a generous grant from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation (USA).

The goals of the Congress were to:

  • Release the 2012 Paris OER Declaration;
  • Showcase through an Open Seminar & Exhibition the world’s best practices in OER policies and initiatives; and
  • Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the 2002 UNESCO Forum that coined the term Open Educational Resources (OER).


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