JAMNAT enews December 2016

Jamnat enewsDec2016 See what the Jamaica National Commission has been doing towards the development of Jamaica read more →

End Gender Violence

You can do something to End Gender Violence. It requires all of us to end gender violence. #EndGenderViolence read more →

ICOM Memorial Lectures 2016

On the occasion of the 24th ICOM General Conference in Milan, Italy, please see Reader for the ICOM Memorial Lectures 2016 icom_ml_2016_reader The ICOM Memorial Lectures 2016 Reader  makes available the following contributions: Bernice L. Murphy: ICOM 70 years on: An ethical vision of nature, culture, heritage, and museums’ continuing social mission René Rivard:  Museums.. read more →

Roger Mais Inscription

KINGSTON, JAMAICA —  The Roger Mais Collection held at the Main Library at The University of the West Indies, Mona has been officially inscribed in the UNESCO Memory of the World Latin America and Caribbean Regional Register. The official Certificate acknowledging the inscription of the work of the late Jamaican journalist, novelist, poet, and playwright.. read more →

Jamaica’s Documentary Heritage

The National Library of Jamaica has undertaken to compile a register of the little known but significant heritage documents of the Caribbean. The Caribbean is hereby defined as those Member and Associate Member countries of CARICOM. The National Library of Jamaica, formerly the West India Reference Library is well resourced to begin the compilation of.. read more →

Visit of H.E. Mr. Stanley Simataa, President of the UNESCO General Conference

As part of his visit to Jamaica His Excellency Mr. Stanley Simataa, President of the General Conference of UNESCO visited the Jamaica National Commission for UNESCO on Tuesday, October 25, 2016.  Honourable Olivia Grange, Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport and Chairperson of JNC-UNESCO warmly welcomed him at a special meeting held in the office… read more →

Information about Partner Organizations

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United Nations Day 2016

On Monday, October 24, 2016, 12:00 CEST, we invite all schools to celebrate the anniversary of the entry into force of the United Nations Charter in 1945. To highlight this historic date, UNday-manifestations will be broadcasted live by the Swedish World Heritage Grimeton Radio Station, that created the project in 2011 in collaboration with the.. read more →

Jamaica signs cultural MOU with Mexican state, unveils Marley statue

A cultural cooperation Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been signed between Jamaica and Mexico – symbolizing a commitment between the cities of Kingston and Chetumal to work towards the enhancement and development of their cultural and creative industries. Minister of Culture and Entertainment, Olivia “Babsy” Grange, who is currently in Mexico said that under the.. read more →