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July 16, 2019

International Youth Day

On 17 December 1999, in its resolution 54/120, the United Nations General Assembly endorsed the recommendation made by the World Conference of Ministers Responsible for Youth (Lisbon, […]
July 10, 2019

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS UNESCO-HAMDAN PRIZE 2019-2020 (6TH EDITION)

The Sixth Edition of the UNESCO-Hamdan bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Prize for Outstanding Practice and Performance in Enhancing the Effectiveness of Teachers has opened the call for nominations. […]
July 9, 2019

Inclusion in Education

Ensuring that each individual has an equal opportunity for educational progress remains a challenge worldwide. Sustainable Development Goal 4 on Education and the Education 2030 Framework for Action emphasize inclusion […]
July 8, 2019

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: UNESCO/Japan Young Researchers’ Fellowship programme (UNESCO/Keizo Obuchi Research Fellowships Programme) 2019

UNESCO designed the project “UNESCO/Keizo Obuchi Research Fellowships Programme” (UNESCO/Japan Young Researchers’ Fellowship Programme) in the framework of the Japanese Funds-in-Trust for the Capacity-Building of Human […]
July 1, 2019

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: THE AVICENNA PRIZE FOR ETHICS IN SCIENCE 2019

Established in 2003 by the Executive Board of UNESCO on the initiative of the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Prize owes its name to the renowned […]
June 27, 2019

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: WORKSHOP FOR DEFINING INDICATORS OF INFORMATION PRESERVATION SUSTAINABILITY 2019

The UNESCO Regional Multisectoral Office for West Africa-Sahel, through the Communication and Information Programme, is organizing an experts’ workshop to develop indicators to monitor the sustainability […]
June 27, 2019

UNESCO-UNAM Jaime Torres Bodet Prize in Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts 2019

The creation of the Prize was approved on 27 October 2014 by the 195th session of the Executive Board. Purpose The purpose of the UNESCO-UNAM Jaime […]
June 18, 2019

CALL FOR APPLICATION: WORLD YOUTH ON KINDNESS 2019

  The first World Youth Fully Funded Conference on Kindness – Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam: Gandhi for the Contemporary World is bringing together 100 rigorously selected young leaders, […]
June 17, 2019

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS – 2019 UNESCO KING HAMAD BIN ISA AL-KHALIFA PRIZE

In today’s rapidly changing and interconnected societies, technologies have a great potential to enhance teaching, learning and expand access to quality education. According to International Telecommunication […]
May 31, 2019

CALL FOR SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS: GLOBAL MEDIA AND INFORMATION LITERACY WEEK 2019 YOUTH AGENDA FORUM

The Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Week 2019 scholarships aim to support students and young professionals from around the globe to participate in the Global […]
May 23, 2019

Nominate Extraordinary Female Scientists for the 2020 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards

Scientists from around the world are invited to nominate candidates for the 2020 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science awards. The awards will recognize the scientific accomplishments […]
May 20, 2019

UNESCO AFRICAN HERITAGE INSTAGRAM VIDEO CONTEST.

The World Heritage Centre, in partnership with the African World Heritage Fund (AWHF) and UNESCO Brazzaville, launched the #MyAfricanHeritage Instagram video contest on African World Heritage […]
May 15, 2019

Ghana celebrates International Day of Light 2019

Date: 16th May, 2019 Venue: Museum of Science and Technology, Accra Time: 10:00 AM Light plays a central role in our lives. On the most fundamental level, […]
May 6, 2019

Join the World Heritage Volunteers Campaign 2019

The UNESCO World Heritage Centre is pleased to publish the selected projects for the World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) Campaign 2019 What is the World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) Initiative? The WHV Initiative […]
May 3, 2019

African World Heritage Day-5th May

Proclaimed by the 38th session of the General Conference of UNESCO (November 2015), African World Heritage Day (5 May) is an opportunity for people around the world, and […]
May 2, 2019

World Press Freedom Day

Every year, 3 May is a date which celebrates the fundamental principles of press freedom, to evaluate press freedom around the world, to defend the media […]
April 23, 2019

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AT THE BERLIN GLOBAL

The Berlin Global Voluntary Internship Project (2018-20) is a 3-year program with the main purpose to enable students to engage in cultural diplomacy and in doing […]
April 23, 2019

What you need to know about the Convention against Discrimination in Education

Since its adoption by UNESCO’s General Conference in 1960, the Convention against Discrimination in Education has been at the forefront of the Organization’s standard-setting instruments in the field […]
April 23, 2019

World Book and Copyright Day

World Book and Copyright Day is a celebration to promote the enjoyment of books and reading. Each year, on 23 April, celebrations take place all over the […]
April 17, 2019

A young woman takes action for girls’ education in Ghana

Gifty Nordzi is a Girls’ Education Officer in the Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam district in Ghana. She works for the Girls’ Education Unit of the Ministry of Education on […]
October 9, 2018

LAUNCH OF NATIONAL DRAWING/ART & ESSAY CONTEST

NATIONAL ASPnet AND UNESCO CLUBS CONTEST  TOPIC: the Sustainable Development Goals – Playing my part   Introduction How do you imagine the world you want to live […]
October 8, 2018

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: THE MAN AND THE BIOSPHERE (MAB) YOUNG SCIENTISTS AWARD 2019

The Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Young Scientists Award is a research award introduced by UNESCO to encourage young scientists to research into issues relating to […]
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 […]