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
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.
Worldwide UNESCO Club Youth Multimedia Competition
The US Federation of UNESCO Clubs, Centers and Associations (USFUCA) invites you to participate in the 2017 Worldwide UNESCO Club Youth Multimedia Competition in three age groups: juniors – ages 10-14; youth – ages 15-19; and young adult – ages 20-24.
Answer this year’s question with a 3-minute video send a multimedia presentation, write an essay and create some art work or another method that channels your talents. See link below, check out the video and good luck.
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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