OE Global played an leading role in drafting the UNESCO Open Educational Resources (OER) Recommendation which was unanimously adopted on November 25 by 193 UNESCO member states at the 40th UNESCO General Conference.
Within the recommendation comes the definition of OER as
Open Educational Resources (OER) are learning, teaching and research materials in any format and medium that reside in the public domain or are under copyright that have been released under an open license, that permit no-cost access, re-use, re-purpose, adaptation and redistribution by others.
Are you trying to understand what the UNESCO OER Recommendation means to you?
Do you seek help implementing or interpreting the recommendations? Here is a place to request suggestions.