UNESCO Memory of the World (MOW) Training Workshop for the Latin American and Caribbean Region, 24-27 August 2015.
The workshop brought together representatives from 12 countries: Jamaica, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, El Salvador, Haiti, Dominican Republic, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Maarten, Paraguay, Panama, Dominica, British Virgin Islands and Curacao.
Honourable Minister Lisa Hanna opened the proceedings.
Jamaica, through JNC-UNESCO, receives a cheque of USD70,000 approved by the UNESCO Participation Programme
Hon. Minister Lisa Hanna receives the cheque from Mr Robert Parua, OIC, UNESCO Caribbean Office. Looking on is Mr Everton Hannam (left), Secretary General, Jamaica National Commission for UNESCO
Jamaica’s Blue and John Crow Mountains were inscribed to the World Heritage List on 3 July by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The mountains are Jamaica’s first UNESCO World Heritage sites and are the first mixed sites (representing cultural and natural significance) in the Caribbean region awarded the key UNESCO designation.
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