World Book & Copyright Day 2023

At the UWI Mona Faculty of Law PROGRAMME included Programme Chairs: Myrna Douglas, UWI Mona Law Librarian Beverley Ecceleston-Burte, Librarian, Mona-WJC Library Feature address: Everton F. Hannam, JP Secretary General, Jamaica National Commission for UNESCO as well as Prayer: Rosemarie Runcie, Head of Cataloguing, UWI Mona Library Greetings Mrs.

World Day for Audiovisual Heritage, 2022

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 […]

Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2022

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 […]

Barbara Gloudon, 1935-2022

Born Barbara Joy Goodison in 1935,  Barbara Gloudon OD, OJ, IOJ journalist, author, playwright extraordinaire. She served with distinction as a member of the Jamaica National Commission for UNESCO.


Jamaica’s Cordel Green was one of the speakers at the AI ETHICS RECOMMENDATION. He was one of 125 experts and stakeholders around the globe, to share their views on how to implement UNESCO’s Recommendation on the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence.

‘Tackling Jamaica’s media and information literacy deficit’

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

International Literacy Day 2021

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 […]