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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Giant leap in advancement of the preservation of heritage sites

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The St Kitts/Nevis National Commission for UNESCO in collaboration with the UNESCO Regional Cluster Office in Jamaica has made a giant leap in its advancement of the preservation of heritage sites in the Federation as it culminated a two-day capacity building workshop at the Ocean Terrace Inn on Wednesday, November […]

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Hon. Minister elected as Vice Chair of the Inter-American Committee on Culture

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The election was at the recently concluded VII Inter-American Meeting of Ministers of Culture and Highest Appropriate Authorities in Paraguay. The Inter-American Committee on Culture is the technical-political body of discussion in the area of culture, and is composed of representatives of the Ministries of Culture and highest appropriate authorities […]

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His Excellency Stanley Simataa Visits Jamaica

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His Excellency Mr. Stanley Simataa, President of the General Conference of UNESCO visits Jamaica As part of his visit to Jamaica he visited the Jamaica National Commission for UNESCO on Tuesday, October 25, 2016. | READ MORE

Regional Workshop on Science Advice

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A Caribbean Capacity Building Workshop that was facilitated by the International Network for Government Science Advice (INGSA) and held 20 -21 February 2018. Participants from the Caribbean shared and discussed experiences in communication of science, science advice, the role of science in emergency response and management, science and the SDGs, […]

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Mental Health – Mek Wi Talk

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The JNC-UNESCO Youth Advisory Committee (JYAC) participated in World Mental Day by executing two initiatives in an effort to bring awareness to various mental health issues under the theme “Young people and mental health in a changing world.” A Twitter forum held in collaboration with Jamaica’s Talk Up Yute and […]

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JNC-UNESCO Youth Advisory Committee Receives Grant

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Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport and Chairman of the Jamaica National Commission for UNESCO, the Honourable Olivia Grange, announced that the Youth Advisory Committee of the Jamaica National Commission for UNESCO has received a grant for US$15,000. under the UNESCO Participation Programme. | READ MORE

National Anti-Doping Compliance Committee

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The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Honourable Olivia Grange, has announced that Jamaica will establish a National Anti-doping Compliance Committee as part of measures to enhance the national programme to keep sports clean. The Committee will ensure that Jamaica conforms to the World Anti-Doping Agency’s code and […]

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UNESCO Assistant Director-General of Culture (Ernesto Ottone Ramírez) Visits Jamaica

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Ernesto Ottone Ramírez, the Assistant Director of Culture at UNESCO, visited Jamaica as Hon. Minister Grange’s special guest for the Reggae Gold Awards Ceremony. | READ MORE