Press Releases

June 21, 2021

Call for Innovations: Evidence-based effective use of Artificial Intelligence to support education during the COVID-19 pandemic

UNESCO is pleased to invite you to take part in a call for innovations on the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to support education during the COVID-19 […]
June 17, 2021

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

Desertification and drought are issues of a global dimension in that they affect all regions of the world, and that joint action by the international community […]
June 14, 2021

IIEP-UNESCO Short Course on Gender-Responsive Educational Planning, October-December 2021

Call for applications  Deadline: July 15, 2021   PLEASE READ THE INTRODUCTION NOTE TO THIS COURSE CAREFULLY.   A training programme aimed at mainstreaming gender throughout […]
June 11, 2021

CALL FOR NORMINATION: UNESCO-Bangladesh Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman International Prize for the Creative Economy

BACKGROUND The UNESCO-Bangladesh Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman International Prize for the Creative Economy was created in 2020 to recognise and reward exceptional initiatives of an individual, […]
June 11, 2021

Expression of Interest: Strategic Plan for the Ghana Commission for UNESCO

    Introduction The Ghana Commission for UNESCO is a governmental institution subvented under the Ministry of Education. It coordinates all activities relating to UNESCO and […]
June 9, 2021

UNESCO declares environmental education must be a core curriculum component by 2025

Over 80 ministers and vice ministers and 2,800 education and environment stakeholders committed to taking concrete steps to transform learning for the survival of our planet […]
June 8, 2021

REPORT OF THE EIGHT SESSION OF THE 2005 CONVENTION

The Session was virtually held from 1-4 June. The Ghanaian team participated in the Session from the GTA Conference Room.   The Session examined 14 Agenda […]
May 28, 2021

International Day of Light 2021 observed at Cape – Coast

The Ghana Commission for UNESCO, the Laser and Fibre Optics Centre (LAFOC) of the University of Cape Coast and the Head of State Award Scheme (HoSA) […]
May 28, 2021

Mr. Benjamin Kwasi Gyasi, Chief Director of the Ministry of Education, representing the Honourable Minister at the UNESCO-GPE virtual  Sub regional learning platform

It was a privilege to have Mr. Benjamin Kwasi Gyasi, the Chief Director of the Ministry of Education represent the Honourable Minister at the UNESCO-GPE virtual  […]
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