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January 23, 2020

International Day of Education

” Learning for People, Planet, Prosperity, and Peace “ The Ghana National Commission for UNESCO in collaboration with the Ghana National Education Campaign Coalition (GNEEC) will […]
January 14, 2020

“World Tales” Short Story Competition

Climate change, human rights violations, conflicts, racism and discrimination are among many threats to our present and future. In the face of adversity, creative young minds […]
January 8, 2020

Participate in the Youth Eyes on the Silk Roads Photo Contest 2019/20

Are you living or travelling along the Silk Roads?  Does its history fascinate you?  Would you like to join us in promoting dialogue, diversity, and development? […]
January 6, 2020

World Press Freedom Conference 2020 – Call for Proposals

UNESCO and the Kingdom of the Netherlands are jointly organizing the World Press Freedom Conference in The Hague on 22-24 April to celebrate the 27th edition […]
January 6, 2020

International Day of Education

Education is a human right, a public good and a public responsibility. The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 24 January as International Day of Education (link is […]
December 16, 2019

CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST FOR THE 2021 GEM REPORT

The Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report, formerly known as the Education for All Global Monitoring Report (GMR), is an editorially independent, authoritative, and evidence-based annual report that […]
November 27, 2019

YEA PARTNERS UN FOR 2-DAY CAREER FAIR

The Youth Employment Agency (YEA), in partnership with the permanent mission of Ghana to the United Nations and United Nation Human Resources Office, opened a two-day […]
November 20, 2019

NAPO LEADS GHANA TO ANOTHER VICTORY AT UNESCO

*GHANA WINS* Ghana has today been re-elected into the Executive Board of UNESCO. With this, Ghana rejoins the 58 member governing board of the UN body […]
November 6, 2019

UNESCO/JAPAN YOUNG RESEARCHERS’ FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME (UNESCO/KEIZO OBUCHI RESEARCH ) 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 […]
November 4, 2019

UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize 2020

UNESCO established the World Press Freedom Prize in honor of Guillermo Cano, a Colombian journalist who died in the exercise of his profession. The purpose of […]
October 25, 2019

Media and Information Literacy Week 2019, 24–31 October Feature Events in Ghana MIL Citizens: Informed, Engaged, Empowered

About Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Week, commemorated annually, is a major occasion for stakeholders to review and celebrate the progress achieved towards “MIL for […]
October 22, 2019

SITE MANAGERS TRAINING UNDER THE WORLD HERITAGE CONVENTION

Through the support of UNESCO, the Ghana Museums and Monuments Board in collaboration with the Ghana National Commission for UNESCO in Collaboration organized a conservation and […]
October 14, 2019

Call for nominations – 2019 UNESCO ICT in Education Prize

The UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize, established in 2005 and funded by the Kingdom of Bahrain, the Prize rewards projects that use new technologies […]
October 11, 2019

International Day of the Girl Child

Girls’ education: a force for gender equality and lasting change UNESCO’s new campaign for International Day of the Girl Child celebrates the GirlForce, those who are working to […]
September 19, 2019

2ND AFRICAN REGIONAL CONGRESS ON MARTIAL ARTS, 25TH – 26TH SEPTEMBER, 2019, ACCRA

The Ghana National Commission for UNESCO (Ghana Natcom) in collaboration with the UNESCO International Centre of Martial Arts for Youth Development and Engagement (UNESCO ICM) will […]
September 16, 2019

THE INTEGRATION OF WORLD HERITAGE CURRICULUM IN THE ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES OF ECOWAS MEMBER EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS.

This communique was endorsed at the Biennial General Assembly during the 16th West African Archaeological Association (WAAA/AOAA) Colloquium held at the University of Ghana, Legon from […]
September 16, 2019

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

Theme of the XVI Edition: “HOMO FABER: FREEDOM AND DESTINY” The International Poetry and Theatre Competition “Castello di Duino” and the World Youth Forum “Right to Dialogue” are organized as […]
September 16, 2019

THREE-DAY MULTI-PARTNER FORUM ON NATIONAL TEACHER POLICY DEVELOPMENT

INVITATION TO THREE-DAY MULTI-PARTNER FORUM ON NATIONAL TEACHER POLICY DEVELOPMENT UNESCO’s International Task Force on Teachers for Education 2030, under a Norwegian government funded programme dubbed […]
August 23, 2019

Call for Abstracts – Assessing challenges and opportunities towards effective governance of diversity in Africa

UNESCO is opening a call for abstracts in preparation of a Regional Conference on the theme: Governance of Diversity: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development and […]
August 19, 2019

International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition

The night of 22 to 23 August 1791, in Santo Domingo (today Haiti and the Dominican Republic) saw the beginning of the uprising that would play […]