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 →

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 →

KNCU shows appreciation for 2015 Website Management Training

KNCU thanks re 2015 Website Management Training read more →

Memory of the World (MOW) Training Workshop

Memory of the World Training Workshop engages Latin America and Caribbean countries to better the nomination process for the International Registry. The UNESCO Memory of the World Training Workshop for Latin America and the Caribbean was held from August 24 – 27, 2015 in Kingston. The workshop was organized by the Korean National Commission for.. read more →

KNCU 2015 Web Development Project

Korean National Commission for UNESCO launches the 2015 Web Development Project with Three Caribbean and Central American National Commissions  The Korean National Commission for UNESCO (KNCU) has launched the 2015 Web Development Project with three Caribbean and Central American National Commissions for UNESCO. Since 2013, KNCU has been running the Website Development Project annually, with the aim.. read more →


»kulturweit« (Bridging Cultures) – the international cultural volunteer programme »kulturweit« is an international volunteer programme in the sphere of cultural relations and education policy. It is designed and coordinated by the German Commission for UNESCO and funded by the Federal Foreign Office. The programme enables young people from Ger-many aged between 18 and 26 to.. read more →

GSAT Reform: a UNESCO Participation Project

Final Report on GSAT Study:  A new look at a well-known Challenge to Education in Jamaica GSAT Reform UNESCO ParticipationProject Final Report October 13. presented by Taina Lowe Williams, October 2011 read more →

Youths Urged to Join World Heritage Sites Campaign

Minister of Youth and Culture, Hon. Lisa Hanna, is urging the country’s youth to get involved in the campaign to have the Blue and John Crow Mountains included on the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) World Heritage List. She made the appeal at the closing of a Youth Leadership Training in Heritage.. read more →


PARTICIPATION PROGRAMME In 1957-1958 the term “Participation Programme” was used for the first time in the Programme and Budget. Originally assistance was given to Member States for unplanned activities –  “technical aid services for special activities”. The Participation Programme is an integral part of the Organization’s biennial programme. It is a means of: Strengthening partnerships.. read more →


  NAMES FELLOWSHIP AWARDED PLACE OF STUDY YEAR PLACE OF WORK                               Siddier Elizabeth Chambers UNESCO Suzanne Mubarak Japan- Fellowship For The Empowerment Of Women Researchers In Peace And Gender Studies  in the field of “The role of Women in Society”.. read more →