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November 8, 2018

UNESCO Job Vacancy : Associate National Project Officer

Company:UNESCO Location:Greater Accra Region, Ghana State:Accra Job type:Full-Time Job category:NGO Jobs in Ghana UNESCO is seeking to recruit a Associate National Project Officer. Duties and Requirements […]
November 8, 2018

Fighting “fake news”: How youth are navigating modern misinformation and propaganda online

As the tentacles of fake news reach further into the mainstream, how do we keep them from getting a chokehold on democracy? The obvious place to […]
November 8, 2018

ANNUAL MEETING AND 11TH POLICY DIALOGUE FORUM

Theme: “Strengthening Teacher Education: A prerequisite for quality teaching, training and learning”   Since the adoption of the SDGs and the Framework for Action of the […]
November 7, 2018

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: MIASA INTERDISCIPLINARY FELLOW GROUP “PARLIAMENTS AND DEMOCRACY IN AFRICA”

The Maria Sibylla Merian Institute for Advanced Studies in Africa (MIASA) is dedicated to the topic of ‘Sustainable Governance’. MIASA’s three research foci are: sustainable environmental […]
November 6, 2018

African Youth SDG’s Summit 2018

The African youth SDG’s summit is an annual Pan-African country rotational initiative to mobilize and activate the power of young people to drive the implementation of […]
November 1, 2018

Call for Application: 6th Airbus-UNESCO Fly Your Ideas Competition

UNESCO partners with Airbus for the sixth Fly Your Ideas (FYI) Competition. This competition challenges students across the globe to develop new ideas using the latest […]
October 16, 2018

UNESCO launches #RightToEducation campaign

The right to education. A notion that many take for granted, but a fundamental right that is still far from being a reality for millions around […]
October 11, 2018

Ten Innovators Pitch for AU Education Innovation Prizes

The African Union Commission Department of Human Resources, Science and Technology awarded the most innovative enterprises in education in Africa during Innovating in Education Africa Expo […]
October 9, 2018

CALL FOR APPLICATION – SECOND WORLD CULTURAL HERITAGE YOUTH SYMPOSIUM

Under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Hellenic Republic and the Hellenic National Commission for UNESCO, with support from the United […]
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 […]
October 2, 2018

World Teachers’ Day

The right to education means the right to a qualified teacher Held annually on 5 October since 1994, World Teachers’ Day commemorates the anniversary of the […]
September 24, 2018

Call for Nominations for the International UNESCO/José Martí Prize 2019

UNESCO invites Members States in consultation with their National Commissions, and non-governmental organizations in official partnership with UNESCO and active in a field covered by the […]
September 11, 2018

International Poetry Competition Castello Di Duino- XV Edition : CALL FOR APPLICATION

International Poetry and Theatre Competition Castello di Duion (15th Edition)  Theme of the XV Edition: “I HAVE A DREAM/ HO UN SOGNO” The International Poetry and Theatre […]
August 23, 2018

Statement by Audrey Azoulay On the passing of Kofi Annan: the world loses a great defender of peace and modern multilateralism

On the passing of Kofi Annan: the world loses a great defender of peace and modern multilateralism “I am deeply saddened to learn of the sudden […]
August 14, 2018

International Youth Day 2018

International Youth Day 2018 Safe Spaces for Youth On the occasion of the 2018 International Youth Day, the Secretariat of the African Youth SDGs Summit hosted by Youth Advocates […]
August 8, 2018

APPLICATION FOR RECRUITMENT: DIRECTOR, THE ABDUS SALAM INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR THEORETICAL PHYSICS (ICTP)

Title: DIRECTOR, THE ABDUS SALAM INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR THEORETICAL PHYSICS (ICTP) Domain : Natural Sciences Post Number : 1ITSC0800TP Grade : ADG Organizational Unit : NATURAL SCIENCES SECTOR Primary Location : IT-Trieste Recruitment open to : Internal and external […]
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 […]