YWCA School Leavers Institute hosted POETRY SLAM 2022, to  commemorate World Poetry Day & World Book and Copyright Day (28 April)

IDEVAW: 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence (GBV), November 25 – December 10

🟠UNESCO joins the 16-days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence and will highlight Caribbean youth-led activism to promote gender equality. During this time, we will feature contributions from youth activists who successfully graduated from the Caribbean Sheroes Summer School and Regional Training, which was organized in partnership with the Institute for […]

Congrats to Odane Brooks

We recognise you, Odane Brooks, for participating in the UNESCO Training for Youth-led Organizations on Project Planning and Meaningful Youth Engagement, 15 July 2021. We hope that you were able to obtain some tools that can help the work you lead.

Addressing the Gap of Gender-based Violence (a UNESCO PP)

Refocus Perpetrators Programme (RPP) began with a Train the Trainers Facilitators Training, 19-20 August in Hanover. The aim was to train facilitators about the structure of the programme and the expectations regarding the treatment and intervention of the participants who were trained as Restorative Justice Trainers

TALK UP YOUT Participation Programme, 2020-21

TALK UP YOUT  funded by the UNESCO participation programme is designed to give youth a voice in response to problems and dislocation brought about due to COVID 19. The project will address a number of issues in order to develop a survival kit.

Empowerment of At-Risk Youth Participation Programme Project

Empowerment of At-Risk Youth has two components, Literacy and Cosmetology Literacy component is in five locations at the Manning’s Boys Home in St Elizabeth, St Agustine Place of Safety in Clarendon, Sunbeam Boys Home, Eltham High School and Spanish Town High School in St Catherine. We are in partnership with […]

Positive Fathering Participation Programme Project

Positive Fathering: A Bridge to enhancing Family Unity and Community Cohesion in Jamaica have completed interviews, team meetings data analysis, and a draft report. A dissemination seminar was held on 19 November 2019 at UWI Regional Headquarters.

Veronica Campbell-Brown, a UNESCO Champion for Sport

Jamaican sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown, winner of five Olympic medals, was designated a UNESCO Champion for Sport on 13 October 2009 at the Organization’s Headquarters. The ceremony was held in the presence of Olivia Grange, Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture.

Social and Human Sciences Focus on Climate Change, Youth and Sports

This programme aims to support increased participation in sport and physical activity in the Caribbean, in a manner that contributes to the Sustainable Development Goals/Agenda 2030.   In July 2017, during UNESCO’s sixth Ministerial Conference for Sport (MINEPS VI), the international community reached a consensus on the priorities shaping sport […]