March 4, 2021

2021 UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education

Gender equality in education is a basic right and a prerequisite to build inclusive societies. Although notable progress has been made over the last 20 years, […]
March 3, 2021

World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development – 2021

World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development – 2021   “Engineers aren’t very good at articulating the value of engineering and the impact that engineers and engineering […]
March 2, 2021

It will be disastrous to lose our mother tongues – Ghanaians told on International Mother Language Day

This year’s celebration of the UNESCO-proclaimed International Mother Language Day was tagged with a strong call on Ghanaian parents not to sacrifice their native languages in […]
March 2, 2021

International Women’s Day

In 1945, the Charter of the United Nations(link is external) became the first international agreement to affirm the principle of equality between women and men. The UN celebrated […]
March 2, 2021

World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development – Engineering for a Healthy Planet, Celebrating the UNESCO Engineering Report

This day is celebrated each year on 4 March-to highlight the achievements of engineers and engineering in our modern world and improve public understanding of how […]
February 21, 2021

International Mother Language Day 2021

The theme of the 2021 International Mother Language Day, “Fostering multilingualism for inclusion in education and society,” recognizes that languages and multilingualism can advance inclusion, and […]
February 21, 2021

UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development:Call for Nominations 2021

The 2021 call for nominations is open until 30 April 2021. The UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for sustainable development, funded by the Government of Japan, consists of three annual awards […]
February 14, 2021

SANEGBAA 2021

In the midst of it all, we seem to forget one thing. That “Language is the blood of the soul into which thoughts run and out […]
February 13, 2021

UNESCO MGIEP Call for International Consultant PVE/TAGe

The call by UNESCO MGIEP for an International Consultant for our Prevention of Violent Extremism (PVE) and Talking Across Generations on Education (TAGe) projects.   The […]
February 10, 2021

WORLD RADIO DAY 2021

Proclaimed in 2011 by the Member States of UNESCO, and adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 2012 as an International Day, February 13 became […]
February 10, 2021

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS:Supporting Climate Action in Africa Through Cultural Heritage

Deadline 11th February 2021   About the Project In many regions of Africa, the risks from climate change are pronounced as temperature increases in these regions […]
February 9, 2021

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF EDUCATION 2021

The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 24 January as International Day of Education, in celebration of the role of education for peace and development. In celebrating […]
February 8, 2021

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

On 22 December 2015, the General Assembly decided to establish an annual International Day to recognize the critical role women and girls play in science and […]
February 8, 2021

International Mother Language Day 2021

The idea to celebrate International Mother Language Day was the initiative of Bangladesh. It was approved at the 1999 UNESCO General Conference and has been observed throughout the world […]
February 8, 2021

World Radio Day 2021

Proclaimed in 2011 by the Member States of UNESCO, and adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 2012 as an International Day, February 13 became […]
February 5, 2021

“Sankofa” Small Grants Programme 2021

Terms of Reference for Project Proposals Deadline: March 10th, 2021 at 4PM GMT   Civil society organizations (CSOs) and local communities have a recognized role in […]
February 5, 2021

UN IN GHANA COMMEMORATE INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION DAY 2021

The Ghana Commission for UNESCO joined other stakeholders in Education (MOE, GES, ILO, UNAIDS, UNESCO, UNFPA, UNICEF, UNHCR, UNU, and WFP) to commemorate the 3rd International […]
February 5, 2021

Ghana Commission for UNESCO Commemorates 3rd International Day for Education

The Ghana Commission for UNESCO joined other stakeholders in Education to commemorate the 3rd International Day for Education. Considering the extended closures of schools from March […]
February 4, 2021

Joint Scholarships Programme with Scholarships Secretariat For Master and PhD students – 2021-2022

For the 2021-2022 academic year the French Embassy in Ghana is partnering with Scholarships Secretariat to offer full Scholarships to Ghanaian students at Master’s and PhD […]
February 2, 2021

UNESCO offers free online courses on freedom of expression and safety of journalists

You can now browse for a selection of  free online courses on freedom of expression and safety of journalists organized by UNESCO and partners. Choose from a variety […]
January 31, 2021

UNESCO is seeking nominations for UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize 2021

UNESCO invites the governments of Member States, in consultation with their National Commissions, as well as international and regional professional non-governmental organizations, active in the field […]
January 22, 2021

UNESCO calls for proposals for the 2021 Silk Roads Youth Research Grant

UNESCO launches a call for young women and men under the age of 35 to apply for the 2021 ‘Silk Roads Youth Research Grant’. 12 research […]
January 20, 2021

BULLYING MUST STOP IN SCHOOLS

Just a few days into the reopening of schools, videos of seniors bullying and molesting their juniors are already circulating on social media. Bullying is one […]
January 20, 2021

Preparation of a Management Plan for Ghana’s Forts and Castles

On 19th January 2020, the Ghana Commission for UNESCO joined the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Ghana Museums and Monuments Board and UNESCO Office in […]
January 19, 2021

Call for Proposals: Photographs illustrating the topic of safety of women journalists

UNESCO is inviting professional photographers from all over the world to send a sample of their best photographs depicting female journalists in situations which threaten their […]
January 4, 2021

World Radio Day 2021

Proclaimed in 2011 by the Member States of UNESCO, and adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 2012 as an International Day, February 13 became […]
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 […]
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