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December 13, 2018

THE GHANA NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR UNESCO CONGRATULATES PROFESSOR YAW AFARI ANKOMAH

The Ghana National Commission for UNESCO applauds the stellar achievements of esteemed Professor Yaw Afari Ankomah and commends his consistent dedication to the educational sector through […]
November 30, 2018

National Policy Forum on “Achieving Inclusive Education-Our Collective Responsibility” (on the International Day for Persons with Disability)

National Policy Forum on “Achieving Inclusive Education-Our Collective Responsibility” (on the International Day for Persons with Disability) Date: 3 December 2018, Accra-Ghana Venue: National Development Planning Commission (NDPC) […]
November 30, 2018

CALL FOR PROJECTS : FOR THE WORLD HERITAGE VOLUNTEERS (WHV) CAMPAIGN 2019

The WHV Initiative was launched in 2008 to encourage young people to undertake concrete actions and to play an active role in the protection, preservation and […]
November 22, 2018

DR PEGGY OTI BOATENG NAMED DIRECTOR AT UNESCO THE AFRICAN NETWORK OF SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNOLOGICAL INSTITUTIONS (ANSTI)

Ghana has received with gladness the appointment of Dr Peggy Efua Oti-Boateng to the post of Director (D-1) of the Division of Science Policy and Capacity […]
November 16, 2018

CALLS FOR APPLICATIONS: IN MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES FOR THE 2019-2020 ACADEMIC YEAR

The Paris Mathematical Sciences Foundation (FSMP) is a thematic network for advanced research in mathematics and theoretical computer science in Paris, founded by the CNRS, the […]
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 […]
December 13, 2018

THE GHANA NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR UNESCO CONGRATULATES PROFESSOR YAW AFARI ANKOMAH

The Ghana National Commission for UNESCO applauds the stellar achievements of esteemed Professor Yaw Afari Ankomah and commends his consistent dedication to the educational sector through […]
November 30, 2018

National Policy Forum on “Achieving Inclusive Education-Our Collective Responsibility” (on the International Day for Persons with Disability)

National Policy Forum on “Achieving Inclusive Education-Our Collective Responsibility” (on the International Day for Persons with Disability) Date: 3 December 2018, Accra-Ghana Venue: National Development Planning Commission (NDPC) […]
November 30, 2018

CALL FOR PROJECTS : FOR THE WORLD HERITAGE VOLUNTEERS (WHV) CAMPAIGN 2019

The WHV Initiative was launched in 2008 to encourage young people to undertake concrete actions and to play an active role in the protection, preservation and […]
November 22, 2018

DR PEGGY OTI BOATENG NAMED DIRECTOR AT UNESCO THE AFRICAN NETWORK OF SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNOLOGICAL INSTITUTIONS (ANSTI)

Ghana has received with gladness the appointment of Dr Peggy Efua Oti-Boateng to the post of Director (D-1) of the Division of Science Policy and Capacity […]
November 16, 2018

CALLS FOR APPLICATIONS: IN MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES FOR THE 2019-2020 ACADEMIC YEAR

The Paris Mathematical Sciences Foundation (FSMP) is a thematic network for advanced research in mathematics and theoretical computer science in Paris, founded by the CNRS, the […]
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 […]