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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 […]

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Empowering Revival Communities

Participation Programme

Empowering Revival Communities Seminar and Book Launch, 22 March Montego Bay 23 March St. Ann 25 March Manchester 05 April Kingston/St.

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MONDIACULT  2022: Regional Consultation for LAC, 14-15 February 2022

Culture

 Regional Consultation for Latin America and the Caribbean, 14-15 February 2022 in Mexico City (Virtual), for the UNESCO World Conference on Cultural Policies & Sustainable Development. For consultation there are 4 themes and several cross cutting issues to identify critical priorities.

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Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions, 15th session, 8-11 February

Culture

The 15th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions was held online from 8 to 11 February 2022. Jamaica is a committee member with David Brown, Jamaica Creative (MCGES), as the representative.

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Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade (TST): Regional workshop, 8-10 February 2022

Participation Programme

Regional Capacity Building Workshop for UNESCO National & School ASPnet Coordinators on Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade (TST),  8-10 February 2022, 14.00–16.

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“Discover the Memory of the World Register”, 27 January

Memory of the world (MOW)

“Discover the Memory of the World Register on Google Arts and Culture”, 27 January at 4:00am Ja time/10:00am CET via Zoom. Webinar Registration – Zoom https://unesco-org.