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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 […]
May 10, 2018

UNESCO YOUNG PROFESSIONALS PROGRAMME 2018

UNESCO has launched its 2018 Call for Applications to the Young Professionals Programme. The programme seeks to improve the geographical representation of staff at the UNESCO […]
April 30, 2018

UNESCO International Literacy Prizes 2018 – Call for applications and nominations

UNESCO has launched its 2018 Call for Applications and Nominations for the International Literacy Prizes on the theme ‘Literacy and Skill Development’. Every year, the UNESCO […]
April 17, 2018

INTERNATIONAL FUND FOR CULTURAL DIVERSITY (IFCD)

The International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD) has launched its 9th call for funding requests. The International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD) is a UNESCO multi-donor fund […]
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 9, 2018

28TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF MATHEMATICIANS 2018

The Republic of Brazil will host the 28th edition of the International Congress for Mathematicians (ICM 2018) in Rio de Janeiro, from 1st – 9th August, 2018. […]
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 […]
April 4, 2018

Registration for the World Press Freedom Day in Accra closes on Friday, 20 April, 2018

Have you yet to register to join the global celebration of World Press Freedom Day 2018 on 2 and 3 May in Accra? Make sure to […]
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

UNESCO/Poland Co-Sponsored Fellowship Programme 2018

The Polish National Commission for UNESCO and the UNESCO Chair for Science, Technology and Engineering Education at the AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow have placed […]
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 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 […]
May 10, 2018

UNESCO YOUNG PROFESSIONALS PROGRAMME 2018

UNESCO has launched its 2018 Call for Applications to the Young Professionals Programme. The programme seeks to improve the geographical representation of staff at the UNESCO […]
April 30, 2018

UNESCO International Literacy Prizes 2018 – Call for applications and nominations

UNESCO has launched its 2018 Call for Applications and Nominations for the International Literacy Prizes on the theme ‘Literacy and Skill Development’. Every year, the UNESCO […]
April 17, 2018

INTERNATIONAL FUND FOR CULTURAL DIVERSITY (IFCD)

The International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD) has launched its 9th call for funding requests. The International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD) is a UNESCO multi-donor fund […]
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 9, 2018

28TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF MATHEMATICIANS 2018

The Republic of Brazil will host the 28th edition of the International Congress for Mathematicians (ICM 2018) in Rio de Janeiro, from 1st – 9th August, 2018. […]