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 […]

World Book & Copyright Day 2021

Friday April 23, 10:00 a.m join Zoom Webinar https://egovja.

Minister Grange welcomes proclamation of Global Media & Information Literacy Week, 24-31 October

The United Nations General Assembly has adopted a resolution proclaiming October 24-31 each year as the Global Media & Information Literacy Week. The idea for declaration of the GMIL week within the United nations system was first proposed by the Hon Minister Olivia Grange.

World Radio Day 13 February 2021

Join us as we celebrate WRD 10th anniversary.

BCJ Virtual Literacy Academy Participation Programme Project

BCJ Virtual Literacy Academy” has two animated video pilots in progress. The scripts have been completed and being reviewed internally before submission.

Mental Health – Mek Wi Talk

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 […]