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 […]
November 19, 2020

The importance of philosophy in times of crisis, theme of World Philosophy Day 2020

The 2020 edition of World Philosophy Day, to be celebrated this year on 19 and 20 November, will focus on the importance of philosophical thinking in helping […]
November 17, 2020

GNLC /PASCAL Webinar, 18 November 2020: The challenge of community-based participatory research and learning cities

INVITATION: 18 November 2020, 13:00–14:30 (CET) UIL/PASCAL Observatory Webinar ‘Learning Cities’ COVID-19 recovery: From research to practice – The challenge of community-based participatory research and learning cities’   […]
November 17, 2020

Online Debate ResiliArt “Fair Culture” – 19 November 2020

Fair Culture – A Key to Sustainable Development ResiliArt Online Debate on 19 November 2020 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. (CET)   The German Federal Ministry for […]
November 17, 2020

INNOVATIVE TEST TEACHERS THE ABC’S OF DISINFORMATION

A new tool launched this week offers a fun way to test your level of literacy about the scourge of Covid-19 disinformation – and enable you […]
November 13, 2020

UNESCO SENDS ITS CONDOLENCES TO THE GOVERNMENT AND PEOPLE OF GHANA

UNESCO has written to Ghana to express its condolences at the passing of its former president. In a letter signed by the Assistant Director General responsible […]
November 13, 2020

World’s Largest Lesson 2020

The Ghana National Commission for UNESCO and Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) marked the 2020 edition of the World’s Largest Lesson with a training workshop […]
November 3, 2020

International day against violence and bullying at school including cyberbullying

School violence and bullying including cyberbullying is widespread and affects a significant number of children and adolescents. UNESCO Member States declared the first Thursday of November, the International […]
November 2, 2020

International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists

In the past fourteen years (2006-2019), close to 1,200 journalists have been killed for reporting the news and bringing information to the public. On average, this constitutes […]
October 30, 2020

UNESCO Prize for the use of ICT in Education: Call for nominations now open to projects ensuring the continuity and quality of learning

The UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for the use of ICT in education is now accepting candidatures. The theme of the 2020 edition is the use of […]
October 29, 2020

UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea International Prize for Research in the Life Sciences

The UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea International Prize for Research in the Life Sciences rewards significant efforts of individuals or institutions through scientific research towards improving the quality of […]
October 28, 2020

NATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK

The Ministry of Education (MoE) OF Ghana is hosting an education week from 27th to 28th October, 2020 at the International Conference Centre, Accra. Improving education […]
October 28, 2020

Ghana Poetry Festival

“When power leads man toward arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations. When power narrows the area of man’s concern, poetry reminds him of the richness […]
October 27, 2020

GLOBAL MEDIA AND INFORMATION LITERACY WEEK 2020

The Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Week is commemorated annually in October and is a major occasion for stakeholders to review and celebrate the progress […]
October 22, 2020

APPLY FOR AIMS GIRLS IN MATHEMATICAL SCIENCE PROGRAM (GMSP)

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) Ghana Girls in Mathematical Sciences Program (GMSP) is an exciting and challenging 9 months program created for bright, curious […]
October 22, 2020

International Webinar Series on Open Science and the Decolonization of Knowledge

Click on the Link Below to Register https://webinar-open-science-africa-english.eventbrite.ca/ Registration Please follow the event link above to register. Once registered an email will be sent to you […]
October 16, 2020

WORLD RADIO DAY CELEBRATION 2020

World Radio Day is a global event that is marked on the 13th of February every year. Following a UNESCO proposal, it was endorsed by the […]
October 16, 2020

INTERNATIONAL MOTHER LANGUAGE DAY 2020

The International Mother Language day is observed every year to promote linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. It is in light of this that the Bureau of […]
October 16, 2020

RECONSTITUTION OF THE GHANA INFORMATION FOR ALL PROGRAMME (IFAP) COMMITTEE 2019

The Ghana Information for All programme Committee was reconstituted by the Chairman of the Commission this year March and we had our meeting on the 8th […]
October 16, 2020

CELEBRATION OF INTERNATIONAL MOTHER LANGUAGE DAY 2019

This Day is observed every year to promote linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. It was created by UNESCO (the United Nations Education, Science and Cultural […]
October 16, 2020

Inauguration of the Maiden Ghana Heritage Committee 2020

Inauguration of the Maiden Ghana Heritage Committee On the 22nd and 23rd September, the Ghana commission for UNESCO in collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture […]
October 16, 2020

INTERNATIONAL FUND FOR CULTURAL DIVERSITY (IFCD) PROJECTS

In June the secretariat received 9 projects following the 11th Call for application to the International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD) fund. In order to ensure […]
October 16, 2020

REACTIVE MONITORING MISSION TO GHANA’S FORTS AND CASTLES 2020

From the 1st -10th of February this year, the Secretariat joined the Ghana Museums and Monuments Board to facilitate a joint WHC/ICOMOS/ICCROM Reactive Monitoring Mission to […]
October 16, 2020

NATCOM/STUDENT SESSION AT THE 16th BIANNUAL COLLOQUIUM OF THE WEST AFRICAN ARCHAEOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION (W.A.A.A/A.O.A.A) 2019

On the 12th of July 2019, the Ghana National Commission for UNESCO (NATCOM) organized a side event with the students of archaeology and heritage from the […]
October 16, 2020

PRELIMINARY ASSESSMENT OF THE STATE OF CONSERVATION OF THE ASANTE TRADITIONAL BUILDINGS 2019

In line with the Operational Guidelines of the 1972 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of Cultural and Natural Heritage, the Secretary-General for the Ghana National […]
October 16, 2020

REGIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE THEME: “GOVERNANCE OF CULTURAL DIVERSITY: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND PEACEFUL COEXISTENCE IN AFRICA” ACCRA, GHANA 2019

On the 10th and 11th of October the Ghana National Commission for UNESCO in collaboration with the UNESCO Office in Accra organized a regional conference where […]
October 16, 2020

CAPACITY BUILDING WORKSHOP FOR SITE MANAGERS 2019

From 2nd – 4th October, the Ghana National Commission for UNESCO in collaboration with Ghana Museums and Monuments Board with the support of UNESCO organized a […]
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