World Radio Day, 2021

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TALK UP YOUT hosted a special broadcast for World Radio Day on 13 February 2021 under the theme “New World, New Radio: Evolution, Innovation, Connection”. They were supported by The Jamaica National Commission for UNESCO discussions by young people on the role that radio has played a special presentation by […]

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TALK UP YOUT Participation Programme, 2020-21

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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. | READ MORE

Empowerment of At-Risk Youth Participation Programme Project

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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 […]

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JNC-UNESCO Youth Committee (YAC) Speed Mentorship

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JNC-UNESCO Youth Committee (YAC) Speed Mentorship was held 14 August 2019 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Kingston. MENTORS were the former PM Bruce Golding, Hon Pearnel Charles Jr, HC Asif Ahmad, Ruth Chisholm (USAID Program Director, Jamaica), Emprezz Golding, Kamal Nunes (Entrepreneur), Shantal Jackson (Actress). | READ MORE

JFUCCA Youth Leadership Conference, November 2019

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The Jamaica Federation of UNESCO Clubs Centres and Associations (JFUCCA), in collaboration with the Jamaica National Commission for UNESCO (JNC–UNESCO), hosted its third Youth Leadership Conference at the Jamaica Conference Centre under the theme ‘Achieving Agenda for 2030: Youth as Key Stakeholders 4 Development’. The conference aimed “to give youth […]

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The 11th UNESCO Youth Forum

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The 11th UNESCO Youth Forum took place in Paris, 18-19 November 2019 under the theme “ Youth Spaces in Action”. The primary aim of this forum was to facilitate experience and knowledge sharing gained from youths who have collaborated with UNESCO on various youth led projects and initiatives. | READ MORE

Tree Planting Project, National Hero’s Day, 21 September 2019

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Minister Pearnel Charles Jr., Principal, Teachers, students, parents, members from the Forestry Department and  Ambassadors and volunteers of JNC-UNESCO Youth Committee gathered at the Trinity  Preparatory School in Linstead, St. | READ MORE

International Coastal Cleanup Day 21 September 2019

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Various UNESCO Clubs undertook beach cleanup activities as part of International Coastal Cleanup Day 21 September 2019. Activities were undertaken by DeCarteret College UNESCO Club at Alligator Pond, St Elizabeth; UWI UNESCO Club at Palisadoes Go Kart Track Ardenne Prep, YWCA with HEART Trust/NTA at Hellshire. | READ MORE

JNC-UNESCO Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) Speed Mentorship

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JNC-UNESCO Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) Speed Mentorship was held 14 August 2019 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Kingston. MENTORS were the  former PM Bruce Golding, Hon Pearnel Charles Jr, HC Asif Ahmad, Ruth Chisholm (USAID Program Director, Jamaica), Emprezz Golding, Kamal Nunes (Entrepreneur), Shantal Jackson (Actress) Participants were welcomed […]

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Mental Health – Mek Wi Talk

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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 […]

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