[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The secretariat is responsible to the Commission for the effective implementation and co­ordination of the programmes and activities of UNESCO in Jamaica, and for advising on and implementing policy decisions.

The secretariat prepares and administers the annual budget of expenditure; prepares briefs on the various areas to be covered at the General Conferences of UNESCO; monitors projects; and ensures that reports and invoices are sent to UNESCO at the completion of each project.

Structure

The secretariat is comprised of:
Secretary – General
Programme Manager
Public Education/Documentalist
Accountant
Senior Secretary
Receptionist/Junior Secretary
Office Attendant/Messenger

Everton Hannam
Secretary General

Tel: +(1876) 967-9893 or +(1876) 618-1332/1333
Fax: +(1876) 922-7603
Email: ehannam@hotmail.com or ehannam@gmail.com

Dr Maria Smith
Programme Manager

Tel: +(1876) 967-9893 or +(1876) 618-1332/1333
Fax: +(1876) 922-7603
Email: mariaasmith@hotmail.com

Doolarie Hopkinson
Public Education/Documentalist

Tel: +(1876) 967-9893 or +(1876) 618-1332/1333
Fax: +(1876) 922-7603
Email: jnclibrarian@yahoo.com

Dionne McDonald
Accountant

Tel: +(1876) 967-9893 or +(1876) 618-1333
Fax: +(1876) 922-7603
Email: mcdonalddionne@hotmail.com

Stacey Jowhill
Senior Secretary

Tel: +(1876) 967-9893 or +(1876) 618-1332/1333
Fax: +(1876) 922-7603
Email: jncnatcom2@yahoo.com

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Receptionist

Tel: +(1876) 967-9893 or +(1876) 618-1332/3
Email: receptionist@jncunesco.gov.jm

Bridgette Maitland
Office Attendant/Messenger

Tel: +(1876) 967-9893 or +(1876) 618-1332/1333
Fax: +(1876) 922-7603

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Interns
The work of the secretariat is complemented by local and overseas interns. Upon completion of their internship they are awarded certificates of internship signed by the Minister and Secretary-General of the National Commission.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Local Interns

Local work experience students are usually engaged through MCGES/ National Youth Service and HEART/NTA. Local interns are engaged for a maximum period of four weeks.

International Interns

Overseas interns have come mainly from Germany (“Kulturweit” programme) and are interned at our various sister agencies according to interests/qualifications.