"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.

News All News

Youth News

IDEVAW: 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence (GBV), November 25 – December 10

🟠UNESCO joins the 16-days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence and will highlight Caribbean youth-led activism to promote gender equality. During this time, we will feature contributions from youth activists who successfully graduated from the Caribbean Sheroes Summer School and Regional Training, which was organized in partnership with the Institute for […]

 

Meetings and Events

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

MORE EVENTS MORE MEETINGS

NATIONAL BIOETHICS COMMITTEE OF JAMAICA (NBCJ) All NBCJ News

WORLD REGGAE HERITAGE