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July 18, 2018

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT: NATIONAL ASSOCIATE PROJECT OFFICER

Title: NATIONAL ASSOCIATE PROJECT OFFICER Domain: Education Grade: NOB (Only nationals of Ghana may apply for this post) Duty Station: Accra, Ghana Type of contract: Project Appointment […]
June 27, 2018

UNESCO KING HAMAD BIN ISA AL KHALIFA PRIZE 2018 – Call for applications

UNESCO is calling for applications and nominations for the UNESCO KING HAMAD BIN ISA AL KHALIFA PRIZE 2018, which this year will award outstanding programmes and […]
June 5, 2018

GHANA SIGNS AIMS MOU WITH UNESCO

On the 15th of May, 2018, Honourable Minister of Education Dr. Matthew Opoku-Prempeh and the Director General, Ms. Audrey Azoulay signed an agreement regarding the designation […]
April 11, 2018

Ghana National Commission for UNESCO @ 60: Promoting Peace through the soft power of UNESCO

The Ghana National Commission for UNESCO is Sixty years!!! In 1958, a year on after Ghana gained independence, Cabinet approved the reconstitution of the then National […]
April 4, 2018

OPENING OF GHANA’S FIRST-EVER MUSEUM OF LIGHT

On 16th May, 2018, under the auspices of the Ghana National Commission for UNESCO, the first-ever Museum of Light will be commissioned in Accra at the […]
March 19, 2018

International Youth Forum on Creativity and Heritage along the Silk Roads 2

UNESCO, in collaboration with the National Commission of People’s Republic of China for UNESCO, is pleased to invite young women and men from countries along the […]
March 19, 2018

Professor Allotey: The great mathematician and scientist

Professor Francis Kofi Ampenyin Allotey, a prodigy, was born on Monday, 9th August 1932, to a humble parentage at Saltpond in the Central Region of Ghana, […]
November 30, 2017

UNESCO/ISRAEL (MASHAV) CO-SPONSORED FELLOWSHIPS PROGRAMME – 2018

  UNESCO/ISRAEL (MASHAV) CO-SPONSORED FELLOWSHIPS PROGRAMME – 2018   In accordance with the framework of the Co-Sponsored Fellowship Programme, the Government of Israel has offered a […]
August 15, 2017

Sub-Sahara Africa remains region with highest out-of-school rates – UNESCO

Even though studies have shown that global poverty can be more than halved if all adults completed secondary school, the number of people dropping out of […]
August 15, 2017

More people attend university in Ghana as global number increases – UNESCO

The number of people enrolling in higher education in Ghana has increased dramatically in nine years, just as the number around the world has gone up, […]
August 15, 2017

UNESCO APPOINTS A NEW DIRECTOR-GENERAL

Every four (4) years, the General Conference of UNESCO appoints a Director-General, who directs the Secretariat of the Organization to put into realization the programmes adopted […]
May 30, 2017

53% of students unable to complete secondary education – Report

Many Ghanaian students are still unable to complete secondary education in spite of efforts to make education accessible and progressive, the 2016 Global Education Monitoring (GEM) […]
May 30, 2017

UNESCO and E4IMPACT to Develop Cultural and Education Entrepreneurship in Africa

The Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, and the President of the E4Impact Foundation, Letizia Moratti, today signed a partnership agreement to develop joint training programmes for […]
May 30, 2017

Boost to girls’ participation in science education in Ghana

11 February is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science – and a reminder that today, many women and girls continue to be excluded […]
May 29, 2017

I have the ideas to make UNESCO more effective – Al-Kawari

A CANDIDATE for the Director-General’s position of the UNESCO, Dr Hamad Bin Abdulaziz Al-Kawari is fired up for the position as he has embarked on a […]
May 29, 2017

Ghana book publishers demand strong copyright regime

A three-day book fair has opened in Kumasi with a call for strong copyright regime to prevent the loss of substantial revenue by book publishers. Dr. […]
June 27, 2018

UNESCO KING HAMAD BIN ISA AL KHALIFA PRIZE 2018 – Call for applications

UNESCO is calling for applications and nominations for the UNESCO KING HAMAD BIN ISA AL KHALIFA PRIZE 2018, which this year will award outstanding programmes and […]
June 5, 2018

GHANA SIGNS AIMS MOU WITH UNESCO

On the 15th of May, 2018, Honourable Minister of Education Dr. Matthew Opoku-Prempeh and the Director General, Ms. Audrey Azoulay signed an agreement regarding the designation […]