Vacancy announcement: The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) is currently seeking three Programme Coordinators
DEADLINE: (midnight, Paris time): 15 August 2016
This is a unique opportunity to take a lead role in one of the largest
UNESCO educational institutes and to make an impact on lifelong learning, with a focus on adult and continuing education, literacy and non-formal basic education.
ITCILO (part of the UN system and training arm of International Labour Organisation) is calling for applications for the Master in World Heritage and Cultural Projects for Development. DEADLINE:20 August 2016.
The Programme provides a solid foundation in a variety of cultural economics topics and the value chain of cultural and natural sites. It explores in detail the economic, social, institutional and legal considerations that govern the diverse categories of UNESCO designated World Heritage Sites. The Programme also puts emphasis on strategic management competencies for the preservation and promotion of these sites as well as on monitoring the efficacy and adequacy of site management plans and associated cultural projects.
To apply please complete the online Application form and for further information please visit: http://www.itcilo.org/…/master-in-world-heritage-and-cultur…
or contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
UNESCO Participation Programme has approved the following 4 Jamaican projects:
1.Engaging Youth in UNESCO Related Activities (JFUCCA/UNESCO CLUB: 16,000.00)
2. Revitalisation of Mento (JCDC: 20,000.00)
3. Contemporary Masculinities (UWI, Institute for Gender Studies: 18,000.00)
4. Caribbean SIDS – Roadmap to Biosphere Nomination (JNC-UNESCO: 25,000.00)
Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange will lead the new board of the Jamaica National Commission for UNESCO which is as follows:
· Honourable Olivia Grange – Chairman
· Mr Lenford Salmon – Deputy Chairman
· Mr Floyd Green
· Senator Pearnel Charles, Jnr
· Professor Ronald Young
· Ambassador Marcia Gilbert-Roberts
· Ms Nadeen Spence
· Mrs Laleta Davis-Mattis
· Mrs Roberta Ellis
· Ms Giselle James
· Mr Cordel Green
· Professor Lloyd Waller
· Mr Orville Byfield
· Mr William Mahfood
· Ms Joy Douglas
· Mr Everton Hannam
According to Minister Grange, the membership of the board is broadly represented and is in keeping with UNESCO’s Constitution which states that, “each Government should ensure that its National Commission is composed of representatives of Ministries, intellectual communities, civil society partners and individuals dealing with matters of Education, Science, Culture and Communications.”
The Minister expressed confidence in the new board, indicating that she is looking forward to fruitful discussions and meaningful actions as she moves forward and thanked them for accepting the call to serve.
She also thanked the outgoing members for their contributions during the period in which they served.
The City of Kingston designated a Creative Music City (11 December) by UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova
Jamaica’s Blue and John Crow Mountains were inscribed to the World Heritage List on 3 July 2015