The Honourable Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange will lead the new board of the Jamaica National Commission for UNESCO.
On behalf of the Jamaica National Commission for UNESCO, I welcome you to our newly redesigned website.
Hon Lisa Hanna
Apply: Intern at UNESCO Man and the Biosphere Programme
Within UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere Programme, Ecological and Earth Science Division, the intern’s task would be to use the programme’s data base to take stock of the activities implemented within the World Network of Biosphere Reserves that could be described as “nature-based solutions”.
Proficiency in English, French and Spanish is mandatory as well as a Master degree with a prior experience in the field of nature conservation and/or sustainable development.
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for Mobile Learning Week 2017: workshop proposals and symposium proposals.
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
UNESCO and the Canadian Commission for UNESCO are jointly organizing the “UNESCO Week for Peace and Sustainable Development: the Role of Education<http://en.unesco.org/events/unesco-week-peace-and-sustainable-development-role-education>”
in Ottawa, Canada from 6 to 10 March 2017. The Week presents a unique platform for discussion on two key programmes of UNESCO’s Education Sector, namely Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) and Global Citizenship Education (GCED), and their practical contribution in achieving Target 4.7 of the Sustainable Development Goal 4 on Education.
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A cultural cooperation Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been signed between Jamaica and Mexico – symbolizing a commitment between the cities of Kingston and Chetumal, Mexico to work towards the enhancement and development of their cultural and creative industries.
KUDOS TO JAMAICA Again
Ms Angela Brown Burke, JP, Mayor of Kingston has been invited to serve as a full member on the Governing Board of the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL), based in Hamburg (Germany). The term of office is until 31 December 2019. http://www.uil.unesco.org/
ANOTHER INVITE FOR JAMAICA: JAMAICA has been invited to participate in the second meeting of the Technical Cooperation Group (TCG) on the Indicators for SDG4 – Education 2030 be held in Madrid, Spain from 26 to 28 October 2016.
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