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
“Preparing young people for greatness” 24-25 November at the Four Seasons Hotel.
JFUCCA is conducting a UNESCO Clubs Coordinators Training Workshop under the auspicies of the Jamaica National Commission for UNESCO and funded under the UNESCO Participation Programme (since war begin in the minds of men, it is in the minds of men that the defences of peace must be constructed…)
Senator Pearnel Charles Jr brought greetings along with Andrea Burbano-Fuertes, UNESCO Caribbean Office.
Two lectures will be delivered by Guy Djoken, UNESCO Centre for Peace:
1. “Social Entrepreneurship – Making A Global Impact”. at the School of Nursing, UWI -21 November at 4:30pm
2. “United Nations 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development” at St Andrews High School – 22 November at 2:30 pm
These lectures are under the UNESCO Participation Programme “Engaging Youth in UNESCO Related Activities (JFUCCA/UNESCO CLUB: 16,000.00)”
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
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