UNESCO invites youth (10-24 years) around the world to take part in this year’s Multimedia Competition by making a 3-minute multimedia production, 500-700 word written essay, art work, or any method that channels a specific passion in answering the prompt. This year’s prompt is – Choose one of the United Nation’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals and develop your solution to accomplish this aim. Click on this link for more detailed information: http://www.un.org/sustainabl…/sustainable-development-goals/.
How to Submit your Work:
Step 1. Go to UNESCOUSA.org.
Step 2. Fill out the 1-page submission form athttp://goo.gl/forms/YIAd58AXaNand. Review the contest terms and conditions. DEADLINE: 16 January 2016
Mobile Application Development Workshop: an UNESCO Participation Programme Project was held 7-8 November at the School of Education Computer Lab, UWI. Together with the app development components there was a technological entrepreneurship component.
There were 30, mostly male, participants from all 14 parishes of Jamaica. The group was so highly motivated that the facilitators would continue working with some of them to add finishing touches to their apps.
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Jamaica’s Blue and John Crow Mountains were inscribed to the World Heritage List on 3 July 2015.
UNESCO will be providing support to Caribbean countries to enable them to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The SDGs, consist of 17 goals that are focussed on ending poverty and hunger, improving health and education, making cities more sustainable, combating climate change, and protecting oceans and forests. They build on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which countries had committed to achieving by 2015.