PARTICIPATION PROGRAMME PROJECTS 2020-21

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Participation Programme Projects, 2020-21 approved: “Talk Up Yout” (Youth, C&I) and “Capacity Building in Climate Change Resilience” (Natural Sciences)

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New Vice Chair, IFAP

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Cordel Green has been elected Vice-Chairman of the International Bureau for UNESCO’s Information For All Programme (IFAP). He will represent the member states of Latin America and the Caribbean (GRULAC). | READ MORE

Minister Grange elected VP of 40th UNESCO General Conference

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The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has been elected a Vice-President of the 40th Session of the UNESCO General Conference which is underway in Paris, France. The General Conference, which happens every two years, brings together the 193 members of UNESCO to decide on […]

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Jamaican selected as panelist for 25th Anniversary of the UNESCO/China (the Great Wall) Co-sponsored fellowship.

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Aisha Alexis Subria (Jamaican, fellow of Session 2017-2018) She was invited as one of the former fellows of the Programme to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the UNESCO/China (the Great Wall) Co-sponsored fellowship. She was selected as one of the Panelists after her entry was read and was interviewed by […]

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Tree Planting Project, National Hero’s Day, 21 September 2019

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Minister Pearnel Charles Jr., Principal, Teachers, students, parents, members from the Forestry Department and  Ambassadors and volunteers of JNC-UNESCO Youth Committee gathered at the Trinity  Preparatory School in Linstead, St. | READ MORE

Our 2 Chevening Scholars, 2019

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CONGRATS Najuequa Barnes AND Odayne Haughton. Naj is Vice President, (Jamaica Federation of UNESCOClubs, Centres & Associations (JFUCCA) Odayne is a member of JNC-UNESCO Youth Committee AND has represented us at the UNESCO Youth Forum. | READ MORE

Amb Monteith Plenary Presentation

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Her Excellency SHEILA SEALY MONTEITH Ambassador/Permanent Delegate of Jamaica during her statement to the Plenary of the 207TH SESSION of THE UNESCO EXECUTIVE BOARD Mr. Chairman Madame Director Général Distinguished Colleagues Thé délégation of Jamaica aligns itself with thé statement delivered by Brazil on behalf of GRULAC. | READ MORE

2019 MAB Youth Forum

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The 2019 MAB Youth Forum,15-18 September 2019, was hosted in Changbasian China It brought together over 70 participants from around the world including Laura Chin from Jamaica With the theme “committed to biodiversity” participants were challenged to find ways in which their Biosphere Reserve could be positioned to strengthen global […]

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JNC-UNESCO Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) Speed Mentorship

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JNC-UNESCO Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) Speed Mentorship was held 14 August 2019 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Kingston. MENTORS were the  former PM Bruce Golding, Hon Pearnel Charles Jr, HC Asif Ahmad, Ruth Chisholm (USAID Program Director, Jamaica), Emprezz Golding, Kamal Nunes (Entrepreneur), Shantal Jackson (Actress) Participants were welcomed […]

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Jamaica Receives Funding From International Fund for Cultural Diversity

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UNESCO’s International Fund for Cultural Diversity approves USD 60,000 to support Jamaica’s revision of its National Culture Policy. The Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport led the symbolic signing of the funding agreement between Jamaica and UNESCO’s International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD) on Thursday, May 5, 2016 at […]

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