TALK UP YOUT Participation Programme, 2020-21


TALK UP YOUT  funded by the UNESCO participation programme is designed to give youth a voice in response to problems and dislocation brought about due to COVID 19. The project will address a number of issues in order to develop a survival kit. | READ MORE

Empowerment of At-Risk Youth Participation Programme Project


Empowerment of At-Risk Youth has two components, Literacy and Cosmetology Literacy component is in five locations at the Manning’s Boys Home in St Elizabeth, St Agustine Place of Safety in Clarendon, Sunbeam Boys Home, Eltham High School and Spanish Town High School in St Catherine. We are in partnership with […]


Positive Fathering Participation Programme Project


Positive Fathering: A Bridge to enhancing Family Unity and Community Cohesion in Jamaica have completed interviews, team meetings data analysis, and a draft report. A dissemination seminar was held on 19 November 2019 at UWI Regional Headquarters. | READ MORE

Veronica Campbell-Brown, a UNESCO Champion for Sport


Jamaican sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown, winner of five Olympic medals, was designated a UNESCO Champion for Sport on 13 October 2009 at the Organization’s Headquarters. The ceremony was held in the presence of Olivia Grange, Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture. | READ MORE

Social and Human Sciences Focus on Climate Change, Youth and Sports


This programme aims to support increased participation in sport and physical activity in the Caribbean, in a manner that contributes to the Sustainable Development Goals/Agenda 2030.   In July 2017, during UNESCO’s sixth Ministerial Conference for Sport (MINEPS VI), the international community reached a consensus on the priorities shaping sport […]