PARTICIPATION PROGRAMME PROJECTS 2020-21

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Participation Programme Projects, 2020-21 approved: “Talk Up Yout” (Youth, C&I) and “Capacity Building in Climate Change Resilience” (Natural Sciences)

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New Vice Chair, IFAP

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Cordel Green has been elected Vice-Chairman of the International Bureau for UNESCO’s Information For All Programme (IFAP). He will represent the member states of Latin America and the Caribbean (GRULAC). | READ MORE

Minister Grange elected VP of 40th UNESCO General Conference

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The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has been elected a Vice-President of the 40th Session of the UNESCO General Conference which is underway in Paris, France. The General Conference, which happens every two years, brings together the 193 members of UNESCO to decide on […]

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Jamaican selected as panelist for 25th Anniversary of the UNESCO/China (the Great Wall) Co-sponsored fellowship.

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Aisha Alexis Subria (Jamaican, fellow of Session 2017-2018) She was invited as one of the former fellows of the Programme to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the UNESCO/China (the Great Wall) Co-sponsored fellowship. She was selected as one of the Panelists after her entry was read and was interviewed by […]

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Our 2 Chevening Scholars, 2019

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CONGRATS Najuequa Barnes AND Odayne Haughton. Naj is Vice President, (Jamaica Federation of UNESCOClubs, Centres & Associations (JFUCCA) Odayne is a member of JNC-UNESCO Youth Committee AND has represented us at the UNESCO Youth Forum. | READ MORE

Amb Monteith Plenary Presentation

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Her Excellency SHEILA SEALY MONTEITH Ambassador/Permanent Delegate of Jamaica during her statement to the Plenary of the 207TH SESSION of THE UNESCO EXECUTIVE BOARD Mr. Chairman Madame Director Général Distinguished Colleagues Thé délégation of Jamaica aligns itself with thé statement delivered by Brazil on behalf of GRULAC. | READ MORE

UNESCO sponsors training workshop for Accompong Maroon radio station

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Kingston, 10 October 2018 – Staff members and community volunteers at Abeng Radio 88.7 FM in Accompong, St Elizabeth benefited from a three-day training workshop from October 11-13. | READ MORE

Jamaica was also elected to the Intangible Cultural Heritage Council (ICH)

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The representative is Bernard Jankee with Dr. Maria Smith as alternate for the period of 2018-22. | READ MORE

23 projects were received

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4 are approved for funding: Jamaica Microscience – USD22,000 Empowerment At Risk Youth – USD15,000 BCJ Virtual Digital Literacy – USD18,000 Positive Fathering – USD20,000

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UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education

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“CSEC Programme for Adolescent Mothers of the Women’s Centre of Jamaica Foundation” in the UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education. The project was successful and Women’s Centre of Jamaica Foundation is to receive an award of USD 50,000. | READ MORE