Jamaica Elected to Information for All Programme (IFAP) Governing Body


Mr. Cordel Green, Chair of the Information Advisory Committee, is Jamaica’s representative for the period 2017-2021. | READ MORE

Jamaica was also elected to the Intangible Cultural Heritage Council (ICH)


The representative is Bernard Jankee with Dr. Maria Smith as alternate for the period of 2018-22. | READ MORE

23 projects were received


4 are approved for funding: Jamaica Microscience – USD22,000 Empowerment At Risk Youth – USD15,000 BCJ Virtual Digital Literacy – USD18,000 Positive Fathering – USD20,000


UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education


“CSEC Programme for Adolescent Mothers of the Women’s Centre of Jamaica Foundation” in the UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education. The project was successful and Women’s Centre of Jamaica Foundation is to receive an award of USD 50,000. | READ MORE

Jamaica was elected to the UNESCO Executive Board


Hon. Olivia Grange is Jamaica’s representative with alternates: SG Everton Hannam, Lenford Salmon, Dr. | READ MORE

Hon. Olivia Grange Announce New Board for JNC-UNESCO, 2016-19 Jamaica


Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange will lead the new board of the Jamaica National Commission for UNESCO in the capacity of Chairman. This, in keeping with the tradition of senior officials of the Ministry to which the National Commission is attached assuming ex-officio […]


Beyond Reparations: Strengthening the Slave Route Project


UNESCO Sub-Regional Seminar Beyond Reparations: Strengthening the Slave Route Project in the Caribbean Region was held from 7-8 July, 2015, at the St. Kitts Marriott Hotel. | READ MORE

A Call to Action: Highlight of Hon. Lisa Hanna’s Sectoral Presentation, 2015

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Get ‘#connected to the truth’ was a highlight of the Hon. Lisa Hanna’s sectoral presentation to Parliament yesterday, as she opined that we, seemingly, have a society which has ‘lost its soul’, in relation to the acts of abuse and violence against our children. | READ MORE