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
Call for Nominations - 2014 UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Prize for the Promotion of Tolerance and Non-Violence (See letter HERE English
DEADLINE for submissions is 2 June 2014 at midnight.
According to its Statutes, candidates should be men, women, institutions or non-governmental organizations that have distinguished themselves through particularly remarkable initiatives extending over several years to promote the understanding and solution of international or national problems in a spirit of tolerance and non-violence.
The Prize was established in 1995 on the occasion of the United Nations Year for.... Read more
The International Centre for Sustainable Energy Development is Co-Sponsoring a Fellowships Programme. For further information call the Jamaica National Commission for UNESCO at 926-5480 or email jnclibrarian @email@example.com
Deadline for submission of candidatures is on 30 May 2014.
BMW Group and the UNAOC starts annual search for grass-root organizations engaged in innovative cross-cultural work.
The BMW Group and the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) have started, under the Intercultural Innovation Award , their annual search for grass-root organizations engaged in innovative cross-cultural work. Ten organizations with grassroots projects that promote intercultural understanding in new and sustainable ways will be awarded funding and strategic support by the BMW Group and the UNAOC. To be considered, organizations must apply online by Wednesday, 30 April, 2014 at 5:00 pm New York City time...read more
The World Heritage Youth Forum Qatar 2014 is to be held from 4-15 June 2014.
If you are are 18-30 years, fluent in English and has a strong background in cultural heritage please contact the Jamaica National Commission for an Application Form that is to be submitted to the Commission by 21 April 2014. Preference will be given to youths who have not PREVIOUSLY PARTICIPATED in a World Heritage Youth Forum event.
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
- JNC-UNESCO hosts Alissandra Cummins
- Skills training in the Caribbean – an eye on the future
- International Essay Contest for Young People
- 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
- 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:|
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.