Dec022021
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 […]

Dec012021
UNESCO helps SVG preserve living heritage during disaster

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.

Nov262021
12th UNESCO Youth Forum with Jada Powell

Jada Powell, Jamaica’s representative,  spoke about her experience at the 12th UNESCO Youth Forum. “It’s been a privilege representing Jamaica and the LAC region.

Nov092021
UNESCO 75

PM Andrew Holness on UNESCO’S 75 anniversary

Nov042021
Jada Powell congratulations

Jada Powell  has been selected as a participant of the 12th UNESCO Youth Forum, which will take place online (via Zoom) on Friday 19 November 2021, from 1 p.m.

Nov032021
Grange RATIFIED as VP for UNESCO General Conference 2021

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.

Jan192021
PARTICIPATION PROGRAMME PROJECTS 2020-21

Participation Programme Projects, 2020-21 approved: “Talk Up Yout” (Youth, C&I) “Capacity Building in Climate Change Resilience” (Natural Sciences) Addressing the Gap of Gender-based Violence: Phase II (Social Sciences) Empowering Revival Communities in Jamaica in Safeguarding their Heritage, USD20,000

May062020
JNC-UNESCO assisted with Sensitisation Training of Curacao NATCOM Members

JNC-UNESCO collaborated with the Curaco National Commission for the sensitization of the Curacao NATCOM members as part of the strategy to assist other NATCOMs. SG Everton Hannam visited the Curacao National Commission to assist SG Marva Browne, 9-13 March 2020.

May062020
The workshop on UNESCO Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property/UNIDROIT Convention

The workshop on UNESCO Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property and the UNIDROIT Convention was held in Kingston, Jamaica, from 2-5 March 2020.  It provided a platform for exchanging practices and identifying measures to help Caribbean Member […]