"it is in minds of women and men that the defences of peace must be constructed." - UNESCO Constitution

THE JAMAICA NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR UNESCO (JNC-UNESCO)

An agency of the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment & Sport

JNC-UNESCO functions through a Secretariat headed by the Secretary General and a Commission under the Chairmanship of Hon Olivia Grange, Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment & Sport

JNC-UNESCO work towards the development of Jamaica through UNESCO

  1. Advise the Government of Jamaica on issues relevant to UNESCO’s objectives through active engagements with Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs)
  2. Supports UNESCO projects within the country
  3. Publicize UNESCO Participation Programme, grants and educational opportunities
  4. Collaborate with the UNESCO Cluster Office for the Caribbean, located in Jamaica

While promoting the free flow of ideas and
advancing the mutual understanding of all people.

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Biennale of Luanda – “Pan-African Forum for the Culture of Peace” 

Two youth  from Jamaica – Mr Odane Brooks and Ms Jonelle Llewellyn – will be our representatives. Organized in partnership between UNESCO, the Government of Angola and the African Union, the Biennale of Luanda – “Pan-African Forum for the Culture of Peace”  aims to promote the prevention of violence and […]

 

Meetings and Events

In alignment with approved projects and programmes, there are resulting events, conferences and promotional events.

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