February 5, 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


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


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


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


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 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


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 […]