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

Appointment to ISELAC, 2021-2025

Education

Jamaica has been appointed to the Institute for Higher Education in Latin America and the Caribbean (ISELAC – UNESCO intergovernmental body) for the period 2021-2025. Dr Dameon Black will be the representative. | READ MORE

UNESCO intergovernmental bodies appointments

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Jamaica has been appointed to two intergovernmental bodies for the period 2021-2025. This was during the 41st Session of the UNESCO General Conference ongoing in Paris – the Institute for Higher Education in Latin America and the Caribbean Legal Committee – The Honourable Alando Terrelonge, Minister of State in the […]

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Plenary by Hon Minister Grange, GC2021

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Paris, 14 November 2021 – The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has urged members States of UNESCO to give “moral and ethical issues… greater prominence in [the organisation’s] agenda”. Minister Grange made the call during her address to the plenary meeting at the UNESCO […]

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UNESCO 75

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PM Andrew Holness on UNESCO’S 75 anniversary

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Grange RATIFIED as VP for UNESCO General Conference 2021

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The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has been nominated as a Vice President for the UNESCO General Conference scheduled to begin on November 9, 2021 in Paris, France. Minister Grange’s nomination will be ratified at the beginning of the General Conference. | READ MORE

‘Tackling Jamaica’s media and information literacy deficit’

Communication & Information

To celebrate MIL week attend Webinar  ‘Tackling Jamaica’s media and information literacy deficit’, 27 October, 10:00-11:00am. https://us02web. | READ MORE

Talking Revivalism

Culture

Talking Revivalism our Heritage, Thursday, 14 October , 2021 on Power 106 (106.1 FM) – 2:00-5:00pm

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World Teachers’ Day 5 October 2021

Education

“On World Teachers’ Day, we are not only celebrating every teacher. We are calling on countries to invest in them and prioritize them in global education recovery efforts so that every learner has access to a qualified and supported teacher. | READ MORE

International Literacy Day 2021

Communication & Information

Join us on Youtube for International Literacy Day 2021 on the theme Literacy for a human-centred recovery: Narrowing the digital divide ILD 2021 will explore how literacy can contribute to building a solid foundation for a human-centred recovery, with a special focus on the interplay of literacy and digital skills required […]

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