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
Call for applications: World Heritage Young Professionals Forum 2017
Young people interested in issues related to World Heritage who are 22 to 32 years old;
The application form must be sent to Jamaica National Commission for UNESCO. DEADLINE: 3 April 2017.
The musée du quai Branly – Jacques Chirac offers
Doctoral fellowships: DEADLINE 28March
Three doctoral fellowships are offered to support PhD candidates in completing their dissertation; candidates must be at least in the third year (post-fieldwork writing stage) of their doctoral program during the academic year 2017-2018 (in a university in France or abroad). This fellowship scheme is not designed to fund fieldwork or archival research. It specifically concerns doctoral studies on non-Western societies.
The doctoral fellowships are limited to a period of 12 months (non-renewable), from October the 1st to September the 30thof each year.
Postdoctoral fellowships: DEADLINE 28March
Five postdoctoral fellowships are offered to collectively develop a one year research program on the theme “value and materialities”. Each of these terms must be understood in its broader sense to account for all their possible relations, the museum collection being one of its modalities. They are limited to a period of 12 months (non-renewable), from October the 1st to September the 30th of each year. They consist in a monthly wage of 2 111,09 € gross in 2017.
UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD): The 2017 call for nominations is now open! http://en.unesco.org/prize-esd/nomination
UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize: http://en.unesco.org/prizes/guillermo-cano
Women in Science: Apply for French Fellowships l’Oréal-UNESCO: “:http://www.fusenet.eu/node/1233
DEADLINE for applications: 27 March 2017.
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/
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
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