May 12, 2021

JOB VACANCY:DIRECTOR OF OFFICE AND UNESCO REPRESENTATIVE IN CUBA AND DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Post Number : 3CUPAX0001RP Grade : D-1 Parent Sector : Priority Africa and External Relations Sector (PAX) Duty Station: Havana Job Family: External Relations Type of contract : Fixed Term Duration of contract : 2 years Recruitment open […]
May 10, 2021

CALL FOR CONFERENCE PAPERS-Social Sciences and the COVID-19 Pandemic – State of Knowledge and Proposals for Action

On 12 March 2020, the World Health Organization officially declared the spread of COVID-19 infection as a ‘pandemic’, i.e. a widespread epidemic on a global scale. […]
May 7, 2021

JOB VACANCY- EDITORIAL COORDINATOR

Post Number : DPI 097 Grade : P-4 Parent Sector : Division of Public Information (DPI) Duty Station: Paris Job Family: Public Information Type of contract : Fixed Term Duration of contract : 2 years Recruitment open to : Internal […]
May 7, 2021

JOB VACANCY – ASSOCIATE PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER (FRENCH)

Post Number : DPI-081 Grade :  P-1 / P-2 Parent Sector : Division of Public Information (DPI) Duty Station: Paris Job Family: Public Information Type of contract : Fixed Term Duration of contract : 2 years Recruitment open […]
May 6, 2021

Job vacancy – HEAD OF UNIT

Post Number : HRM-045 Grade : P-4 Parent Sector : Bureau of Human Resources Management (HRM) Duty Station: Paris Job Family: Human Resources Type of contract : Fixed Term Duration of contract : 2 years Recruitment open to : Internal […]
May 5, 2021

African World Heritage Day

Proclaimed by the 38th session of the General Conference of UNESCO (November 2015), African World Heritage Day (5 May) is an opportunity for people around the world, and […]
May 4, 2021

Excellence in Africa – 100 PhDs for Africa programme

The first call for applications closed on 20 April. More than 3,000 candidates expressed their interest by initiating an application on the submission platform. About 850 […]
May 4, 2021

UNESCO International Literacy Prizes

The 2021 call for applications and nominations is now open. The theme for this year is “Inclusive distance and digital literacy learning” Since 1967, UNESCO International Literacy Prizes have […]
May 3, 2021

GHANA COMMISSION FOR UNESCO AND GHANA INSTITUTE OF JOURNALISM CELEBRATES WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY 2021

On the 29th of April, 2021 the Ghana Commission for UNESCO in collaboration with Ghana Institute of Journalism held a National Stakeholders Forum to commemorate World […]
May 1, 2021

SANKOFA VIRTUAL ANIMATION FILM LAUNCH

The Sankofa project aims at providing support to higher education and research on Heritage and Tourism in Ghana and encourages the dissemination of research results to […]
April 30, 2021

International Jazz Day

As the great Nina Simone said, “Jazz is not just music, it is a way of life, it is a way of being, a way of […]
April 28, 2021

UNESCO-Greece Melina Mercouri International Prize for the Safeguarding and Management of Cultural Landscapes

Overview and Background of the Prize The UNESCO-Greece Melina Mercouri International Prize for the Safeguarding and Management of Cultural Landscapes was created in 1995 to reward outstanding examples […]
April 28, 2021

GHANA COMMISSION FOR UNESCO IN COLLABORATION WITH GHANA INSTITUTE OF JOURNALISM CELEBRATES WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY 2021

World Press Freedom Day- In 1993, the UN General Assembly proclaimed 3 May as World Press Freedom Day following a recommendation adopted at the twenty-sixth session […]
April 28, 2021

WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY 2021

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 […]
April 27, 2021

UNESCO-Hamdan Prize for Teacher Development

The UNESCO-Hamdan Prize for Teacher Development was created in 2008 to support the improvement of teaching and learning quality in achieving the Sustainable Development Goal 4 […]
April 23, 2021

World Book and Copyright Day

WHY READING IS MORE IMPORTANT NOW THAN EVER! During the last year when most countries have seen periods of confinement and people have had to limit their time spent […]
April 14, 2021

Achieving Peace and Reconciliation through Heritage Interpretation

The Preparatory Office for WHIPIC, International Centre for the Interpretation and Presentation of World Heritage Sites under the auspices of UNESCO, is launching a Video Contest […]
April 13, 2021

Minister of Education delivers Ghana’s Policy Statement at UNESCO Executive Board Meeting

The Chairman of the UNESCO Executive Board, H.E. Mr. Agapito Mba Mokuy  today welcomed the new Minister of Education and Representative of Ghana to UNESCO, Hon. […]
April 13, 2021

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS 2021 – The 4th Martial Arts Research Initiative for Experts (MARIE) Programme

On behalf of the International Centre of Martial Arts for Youth Development an Engagement under the auspices of UNESCO (ICM), we are delighted to inform you […]
April 13, 2021

Advertisement of a Vacancy Notice for a Director, Division of Ecological and Earth Sciences​

DIRECTOR, DIVISION OF ECOLOGICAL AND EARTH SCIENCES OVERVIEW Post Number : SC 398 Grade : D-1 Parent Sector : Natural Sciences Sector (SC) Duty Station: Paris Job Family: Natural Sciences Type of contract : Fixed Term […]
April 12, 2021

World Art Day

World Art Day, a celebration to promote the development, diffusion and enjoyment of art, was proclaimed at the 40th session of UNESCO’s General Conference in 2019. Art […]
April 9, 2021

CHAIRMEN OF SPECIALIZED COMMITTEES CALL ON THE MINISTER OF EDUCATION

Chairmen of the Specialized committees of the Ghana Commission for UNESCO today called on the Honourable Minister for Education and Ghana’s representative On the UNESCO Executive […]
April 6, 2021

International Jazz Day

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR GLOBAL HOST CITY 2022 UNESCO is launching a Call for Applications for the Global Host City for the 2022 International Jazz Day […]
April 6, 2021

Registration now open: 2021 World Press Freedom Day Global Conference

Join the global discussion to affirm the importance of cherishing information as a public good and the future of media: register to participate, online or in-person, […]
April 6, 2021

Call for Nominations – 2021 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science International Awards

Within the framework of the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Programme, UNESCO have launched the call for nominations for the 2022 International Awards. The 2022 edition […]
March 31, 2021

“World in 2030” Public Survey: climate change and biodiversity loss biggest concern by far, multilateralism and education most important solutions

The results from UNESCO’s ‘World in 2030’ Public Survey – held from May until September this year – are in. An inclusive international call for input […]
March 26, 2021

IEPA joins 15 other UNESCO Category II Centres for Education to dialogue on ways to achieve UN SDG 4

The Institute for Educational Planning and Administration (IEPA), a UNESCO Category II Centre at the University of Cape Coast, joined 15 global UNESCO Category II Centres […]
March 26, 2021

AIMS Forum to mark International Mathematics Day

Accra, March 14, GNA – The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) Ghana will hold a high-profile virtual forum on Monday, March 15, to commemorate the […]
March 25, 2021

Global partnership offers course on journalistic coverage of COVID-19 vaccine

Journalists, communicators and fact-checkers from around the world will be able to take a specialized Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) entitled “Covering the COVID-19 Vaccine: what […]
March 22, 2021

World Poetry Day 2021

Held every year on 21 March, World Poetry Day celebrates one of humanity’s most treasured forms of cultural and linguistic expression and identity. Practiced throughout history […]
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