Jamaica has been successful in securing an ICH (Intangible Cultural Heritage) of humanity list inscription for reggae music, a uniquely Jamaican creation. The decision was made at the 13th session of the UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Republic of Mauritius following a […]
Jamaica held a World Heritage Workshop ‘Youth Leadership Training in Heritage Preservation and Protection’ to create an awareness of World Heritage in Jamaica and to build capacity among its young people from the different parishes. The workshop is organized to be held in two phases.
On the occasion of the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development a high level event on Culture and Sustainable Development, 21 May 2019 was held. It was a UN event in partnership with UNESCO.
July 3, 2015 is a Historic day for Jamaica and Jamaican people as the renowned Blue and John Crow Mountains was inscribed to UNESCO’s Prestigious World Heritage List. The inscription represents the first World Heritage site for Jamaica and the first mixed (cultural and natural) site for the Caribbean sub […]
UNESCO Sub-Regional Seminar Beyond Reparations: Strengthening the Slave Route Project in the Caribbean Region was held from 7-8 July, 2015, at the St. Kitts Marriott Hotel.