9th Interregional Meeting of National Commissions, 13-15 June 2022

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Jamaica will chair this meeting and it is the first time that a National Commission from the Americas will chair this meeting, which will bring together over 190 National Commissions representing all 5 UNESCO Groups. Secretary-General Everton Hannam will be the President in presentia. | READ MORE

Barbara Gloudon, 1935-2022

Communication & Information

Born Barbara Joy Goodison in 1935,  Barbara Gloudon OD, OJ, IOJ journalist, author, playwright extraordinaire. She served with distinction as a member of the Jamaica National Commission for UNESCO. | READ MORE

Brainstorming… AI ETHICS RECOMMENDATION

Communication & Information

Jamaica’s Cordel Green was one of the speakers at the AI ETHICS RECOMMENDATION. He was one of 125 experts and stakeholders around the globe, to share their views on how to implement UNESCO’s Recommendation on the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence. | READ MORE

Empowering Revival Communities in Jamaica in Safeguarding their Heritage

Culture

Empowering Revival Communities in Jamaica in Safeguarding their Heritage. – YouTube Empowering Revival Communities Seminars and presentation of the book “Revivalism: representing an Afro-Jamaican identity was held 22 March – St James Parish Library, Montego Bay (link above) 23 March – St Ann Parish Library, St. | READ MORE

IWD2022, message from Ms Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO

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“Let us all empower women and girls so they can lead the way in building a more sustainable world” Gender equality for tomorrow starts today. Right now, however, parity is still a work in progress. | READ MORE

UNESCO Participation Programme 2022 CALL

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Registered NGO’s, Youth Organisations, Government Agencies or Departments are invited to submit project proposals for possible funding to the UNESCO Participation Programme at https://jncunesco.gov. | READ MORE

Félix Houphouët-Boigny-UNESCO Peace Prize

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Are you involved in the field of human rights and the promotion of a culture of peace. Submit nominations for the Félix Houphouët-Boigny-UNESCO Peace Prize. | READ MORE

UNESCO helps SVG preserve living heritage during disaster

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The St. Vincent and the Grenadines National Commission for UNESCO in partnership with the UNESCO Kington Cluster Office is holding a workshop under the theme, “Safeguarding and Promoting Living Heritage in Crisis Situations in St. | READ MORE