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ICH Meetings, 1 July, 5-7 July 2022

Culture

5th Extraordinary session of the  Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, 1 July 2022 9th session of the General Assembly of State Parties to the 2003 Convention the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural  Heritage, 5-7 July 2022 Attendees are Janice Archibald, MCGES and Dr Maria Smith, […]

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International Co-ordinating Council of the Man and the Biosphere Programme (MAB-ICC, 34th Session), 13-17 June 2022.

MAB

34th Session of the International Co-ordinating Council of the Man and the Biosphere Programme (MAB-ICC), 13-17 June 2022. Joy Douglas, Chair MAB Committee will attend in presentia.

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9th Interregional meeting of NATCOMS, 13-15 June2022

Stakeholders Collaboration & Partnerships

Secretary-General Everton Hannam will be the President in presentia. Hon Minister Grange will speak  via Video, on the occasion of the opening and closing session of this Meeting.

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Virtual regional meeting re MONDIACULT 2022, 8 June

Participation by Hon Minister of Culture, SG Hannam and Programme Manager Dr Maria Smith. The Rapporteur on behalf of Jamaica is Ms.

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Culture

In support of the on-going EU/UNESCO Project on the Governance of Culture, May 16-19, 2022 there is the following: National team meeting with Ojama Ochai, UNESCO expert on the Diversity of Cultural Expressions Towards creating a Creative Economy Act Launch “Reshaping Policies for Creativity Global Report” The project is coordinated […]

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IFAP Bureau 33rd meeting, 23-24 May

33rd meeting of the IFAP Bureau is to take place 23-24 May 2022.  Cordel Green is Jamaica’s representative on this UNESCO body

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World Higher Education Conference2022, 18-20 May

Dr Damien Black is to attend World Higher Education Conference 2022 in Barcelona from 18-20 May. He is Jamaica’s current representative to the Institute for Higher Education in Latin America and the Caribbean (ISELAC)

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“Introductory Workshop: Mapping the Science, Technology and Innovation System in Jamaica”

UNESCO’s Cluster Office for the Caribbean, the Ministry of Science, Energy and Technology (MSET), the National Commission on Science and Technology (NCST) and the Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ) hosted the “Introductory Workshop on Mapping the Science, Technology and Innovation System in Jamaica”. 4-5 May 2022, from 09:00 am to […]

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World Press Freedom Day 2022

Communication & Information

Kiran Maharaj, Director, Media Institute of the Caribbean presenting on “Media Viability in Latin America”

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“Opportunities for Jamaica’s Cultural and Creative Industries”

Culture

Hosted by the UNESCO Cluster Office – online meeting on Thursday, 28 April 2022, 9:00 -10:30

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Brainstorming on the implementation of UNESCO’s AI Ethics recommendation

Communication & Information

On 20 April 2022, the Information Ethics Working Group of UNESCO’s Information for All Programme (IFAP) convened an online brainstorming session with 125 experts and stakeholders around the globe, to share their views on how to implement UNESCO’s Recommendation on the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence. Jamaica’s representative Cordel Green was […]