Press Releases

January 4, 2021

COVID-19 hits culture sector even harder than expected, warns UNESCO

Paris, 21 December—UNESCO has assessed the measures taken by governments to respond to the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on culture professionals and on the sector […]
December 10, 2020

New commitments to protect journalists’ safety by key actors at World Press Freedom Conference 2020

Paris, 7 December – UNESCO and the Kingdom of the Netherlands will organize the 2020 World Press Freedom Conference on 9 – 10 December in an innovative online […]
December 9, 2020

Call for nominations: 2021 UNESCO-Russia Mendeleev International Prize in the Basic Sciences

Deadline for submissions: 15 March 2021 The UNESCO-Russia Mendeleev International Prize in the Basic Sciences aims to promote and honour excellence in the basic sciences, defined […]
December 3, 2020

210TH SESSION OF THE UNESCO EXECUTIVE BOARD

The 210th Session of the Executive Board was held from 2nd – 10th December, 2020 on a Zoom platform with a corresponding webcast. Ghana participated in […]
December 2, 2020

Job vacancy-Communication Officer – (P-4) – Paris

COMMUNICATION OFFICER OVERVIEW Post Number : SC 475 Grade : P-4 Parent Sector : Natural Sciences Sector (SC) Duty Station: Paris Job Family: Natural Sciences Type of contract : Fixed Term Duration of contract : 2 years Recruitment […]
November 24, 2020

World Press Freedom Day

3 May acts as a reminder to governments of the need to respect their commitment to press freedom and is also a day of reflection among […]
November 24, 2020

40th Anniversary of the International Programme for the Development of Communication (IPDC)

This year marks the 40th anniversary of a singular inter-governmental programme in the UN system that is dedicated to supporting media through training, research, capacity-building, law […]
November 23, 2020

IEPA at UCC becomes UNESCO Category II Institute for West Africa

The Institute for Educational Planning and Administration at the University of Cape Coast has become UNESCO category II institute for West Africa. A press release signed […]
November 23, 2020

AIMS GIRLS IN MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE PROGRAM (GMSP)

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) has introduced a nine-month programme to get girls in senior high school (SHS) to develop the interest in mathematical […]
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