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February 18, 2019

SANEBGAA (A national Conversation) – International Mother Language Day

The idea to celebrate International Mother Language Day was the initiative of Bangladesh. It was approved at the 1999 UNESCO General Conference and has been observed throughout the world […]
February 18, 2019

Ghana Library Authority’s ‘Year of Reading’

As part of efforts to sensitize Ghanaians on building a reading lifestyle, the Authority has declared 2019 as the “Year of Reading” under the theme ‘Reading […]
February 15, 2019


UNESCO has open its call for competent, dynamic and flexible professionals with strong personal integrity, who are fair, impartial and respectful of cultural diversity. In addition, […]
February 14, 2019

3rd Martial Arts Research Initiative for Experts (MARIE) – Call for Applications

The UNESCO International Centre of Martial Arts for Youth Development and Engagement (ICM) has launched a call for application for its 3rd Martial Arts Research Initiative […]
February 13, 2019

Message from Ms Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO, on the occasion of World Radio Day

Uniting Under Common ConcernsPromoting Dialogue and Participation For this World Radio Day, we celebrate the unique, far-reaching power of radio to broaden our horizons and build […]
February 13, 2019

World Radio Day 2019 to celebrate dialogue, tolerance and peace

On 13 February, UNESCO and radio broadcasters will celebrate World Radio Day, whose theme this year is Dialogue, Tolerance and Peace. During the Day, UNESCO will […]
February 13, 2019

Girls’ and women’s education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)

More girls are in school today than ever before, but they do not always have the same opportunities as boys to complete and benefit from an […]
February 13, 2019

A young Ghanaian girl pursues her dream of becoming a doctor

“I wanted to be a doctor since my childhood but I was afraid of science because I mostly hear many people say it is difficult, and […]
February 11, 2019

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

On 22 December 2015, the General Assembly decided to establish an annual International Day to recognize the critical role women and girls play in science and […]
February 8, 2019

World Radio Day 2019

On 13 February 2019, UNESCO will celebrate the 8th edition of World Radio Day. This day marks a time where people around the world celebrate radio […]
February 7, 2019

UNESCO/People’s Republic of China (The Great Wall) Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme, 2019-2020

With a view to promoting the human resource development and capacity building of developing countries and to enhancing international exchanges in the field of education, culture, […]
February 6, 2019

Call for Research Papers within the context of the 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages

Languages are a core component of human rights and fundamental freedoms. They play a crucial role in the daily lives of people all over the world, […]
February 5, 2019

UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Explanatory note for the 2019 call for nominations

Education for Sustainable Development empowers learners to take informed decisions and responsible actions for environmental integrity, economic viability and a just society, for present and future […]
February 5, 2019

School violence and bullying a major global issue, new UNESCO publication finds

A new UNESCO report confirms that school violence and bullying are major problems worldwide. The Behind the numbers: Ending school violence and bullying publication, is being […]
January 28, 2019


The Director General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Ms Audrey Azoulay will begin a 48-hour visit to Ghana on 29th January […]
January 24, 2019


The former Portuguese seaborne empire is famous for being one of the firs empires to conquer the African continent in the 15th century. Like other regions and […]
January 24, 2019

UNSECO Celebrates International Day of Education

Say it with us: Education transforms lives! Education is not a privilege. It’s a fundamental human right of every woman, man and child! Education = essential […]
January 23, 2019

Official launch of the “Our Rights, Our Lives, Our Future” (O3) Programme in Ghana

The Government of Ghana and UNESCO are jointly organizing a high-level dialogue on Comprehensive Sexuality Education for Ministers of Education and Health from the PAC countries […]
January 21, 2019

Director-General urges investigation into murder of investigative journalist Ahmed Hussein Suale in Ghana

The Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, today condemned the killing of investigative journalist Ahmed Hussein Suale whose work on corruption helped shake up Ghanaian football last […]
January 17, 2019


The National Folklore Board has intoduced a new initiative to create the enabling environment for persons engaged in activities related to our folklore. As persons involved in […]
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. […]