Dr. Donald Rhodd: Vice - Chair
Miss Andrene Blackwin: Dir, Youth Policy & Programmes, NCYD
Mr. Keitho Nembhard: Youth Rep, Mandeville, Manchester
Professor Ronald Young: Science Expert
Mrs. Janice Miller: Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Foreign Trade
Mrs. Diedra Coy: PIOJ
Tracy Ann Thomas: NGO/Civil Society Rep
Dr. Dorothy Raymond: Jamaica Teachers’ Assoc.
Mrs. Everlyn Craig Brow: Private Sector
Mr. Mark Thomas: JAMPRO (Creative Industries)
Mr. Lincoln Robinson: Information/Comm. Expert
Ms. Cheryl Brown: Jamaica Rep to Int’l Bioethics Committee
Ministry of Education Rep.
Mr. Everton Hannam: Secretary-General
At the opening ceremony on 4 September 2013 the following guests are expected: the Hon. Lisa Hanna, Minister of Youth and Culture, and Chairperson, Jamaica National Commission for UNESCO; H. E. Ambassador Yasuo Takase, Ambassador of Japan to Jamaica, Belize and The Bahamas; Mr. Everton Hannam Secretary General, Jamaica National Commission for UNESCO. Also Cultural icon and international reggae super star Bunny Wailer is to perform..... read more
A Call for Teachers! Teachers hold the keys to a better future for all! ..Read more
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark and government ministers from around the world have called for culture to be given top priority in the post-2015 global development agenda. Their overwhelming support for culture as a central pillar of development emerged during a thematic debate on the subject initiated by the President of the 67th session of the UN General Assembly, Vuk Jeremić at UN Headquarters in New York, on 12 June 2013....read more
Funded by UNESCO Jamaica’s delegate, Maurice Smith, will attend the 8th UNESCO Youth Forum to be held at UNESCO Paris, France from 29-31 October 2013. The theme of this 8th edition will be “Youth and Social Inclusion: Civic Engagement, Dialogue and Skills Development”... read more
On 14 March 2012 the IFCD launched its third call for funding requests for programmes/projects and preparatory assistance requests that aim to foster the emergence of a dynamic...Read More
An integral part of UNESCO’s General Conference, the Youth Forum is a unique space allowing youth delegates from across the world to share their experiences, exchange ideas and submit their proposals to representatives of 195 UNESCO Member States, thereby contributing to the global debate on UNESCO’s strategic orientations on youth.... read more
- VACANCY NOTICE
- The Government of Israel is offering Scholarships
- JNC-UNESCO hosts Alissandra Cummins
- Skills training in the Caribbean – an eye on the future
- International Essay Contest for Young People
- UNESCO/ISEDC Co-Sponsored Fellowship
- Fund for Cultural Diversity:Third Call for Funding Requests
- Applications are invited for the following UNEP/UNESCO/BMU
- World Poetry Day
- VIDEO CONTEST FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
- Veronica Campbell-Brown busy, on and off the tracks
- The Young Masters Programme on Sustainable Development
- International Art Camp
- UNESCO/Keizo Obuchi Research Fellowships Programme 2012
- Passion for science - Marcia E ROYE
- UNESCO/ISEDC Co-Sponsored Fellowships
- 2012 UNESCO-L'oreal Co-sponsored Fellowships for Young Women in Life Sciences
- Special Fellowship "in the footsteps of Marie Curie"
- JAMAICANS ON UNESCO BODIES 2007-2011: Ms. Cheryl Brown, Director, Office of Sponsored Research
- The Maroon heritage of Moore Town
|Jamaica became a member state of the United Nations Education, Scientific and Culture Organization (UNESCO) on 7 November 1962. In accordance with Article VII of the Organization’s Constitution, the Jamaica National Commission for UNESCO was established on 1 November, 1965 to:|
- National Workshop on Community-based Inventorying ICH, Kingston, 4-13 September 2013
- 8th Session of the Intergovernmental Bioethics Committee (IGBC)UNESCO Paris, France, 5-6 September 2013
- 4th Session of the Conference of Parties to the International Convention against Doping in SportUNESCO Paris, France, 19-20 September 2013
- 8th UNESCO Youth ForumUNESCO Paris, France, 29-31 October 2013
- 37th session of the UNESCO General Conference, 5–20 November 2013
In 1957-1958 the term “Participation Programme” was used for the first time in the Programme and Budget.
Originally, assistance was given to Member States for unplanned activities - “technical aid services for special activities”.
The Participation Programme is an integral part of the Organization’s biennial programme.