CONGRATS

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Congrats to our Deputy Chair, Lenford Salmon, cultural engineer, on his 2022 Musgrave gold medal

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International Prize for the Creative Economy

Culture

Call for nominations 2023 of the UNESCO-Bangladesh Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman International Prize for the Creative Economy. DEADLINE: 10 December 2022. | READ MORE

UNESCO-Al Fozan International Prize

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Call to the 1st edition of the  UNESCO-Al Fozan International Prize for the promotion of young scientists in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. DEADLINE: 15 November 2022   Nominate an outstanding STEM researcher for a chance to highlight their work and the importance of science, engineering, technology and mathematics. | READ MORE

World Day for Audiovisual Heritage, 2022

Communication & Information

https://youtu.be/0hQdDLQsKJs      Interview undertaken on the value of  audio visual heritage in Jamaica as we commemorate World Day for Audio Visual Heritage: Interview by Dr Anna Paolini, Director, UNESCO Cluster Office for the Caribbean and Beverley Lashley, Executive Director, National Library of Jamaica/MOW Chair on Sunrise at CVM Globally […]

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Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2022

Communication & Information

Theme: “Nurturing trust: A Media and Information Literacy Imperative“. Message from Ms Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO (24-31 October 2022) The 2021 Nobel Peace Prize winner, Maria Ressa, explained the importance of having reliable information recently in the following terms: “a world without facts means a world without truth and […]

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Dr Dameon Black appointed as chair of the Governing Board of UNESCO’s Institute for Higher Education in Latin America and the Caribbean (IESALC), 2022-2024

Education

Dr Dameon Black, Commissioner/Executive Director of the Jamaica Tertiary Education Commission. Dr Black is Jamaica’s representative to this UNESCO Committee having been elected at the 41st General conference in 2021 on the recommendation of Minister Olivia Grange, Chairperson of the Jamaica National Commission for UNESCO and Minister with responsibility for […]

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JNC-UNESCO exhibition, Black River, 8 Sept-3 Oct

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Come visit the St. Elizabeth Parish Library in Black River and learn about UNESCO/ JNC-UNESCO and the work that is being done towards the development of Jamaica in education, culture, sciences, gender, information and communication. | READ MORE

CONGRATULATIONS to our awardees

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They have been added to the National Honours & Awards list 2022: Hon Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange, CD, MP for her sterling contribution to cultural development and political administration in Jamaica (Order of Jamaica, OJ), She is the chairperson of JNC-UNESCO. Professor Ronald Edward Young for his contribution in the field […]

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