New edition of Asante Traditional Buildings publication aims to promote sustainable heritage tourism

As part of the Sankofa Project, sponsored by the French Embassy in Kumasi, Ghana – the revision and 2021 edition of Asante Traditional Buildings has been published. The […]

Preparation of a Multi-Stakeholder Strategic Plan Framework for Effective Management of Ghana’s Heritage Resources (2022-2029)

On 31st August, the Working Group of the Ghana Heritage Committee, opened up a 3-Day Workshop to develop a Strategic Plan Framework for the effective management […]

International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition

The night of 22 to 23 August 1791, in Santo Domingo (today Haiti and the Dominican Republic) saw the beginning of the uprising that would play […]

Ghana inaugurates the rehabilitated Ussher Fort Slave Museum and Documentary Centre

On 8 June 2021, UNESCO, the Ghana Museums and Monuments Boards (GMMB), and the Netherlands represented by the Dutch Ambassador, H.E. Mr. Ron Strikker, inaugurated the […]

REPORT OF THE EIGHT SESSION OF THE 2005 CONVENTION

The Session was virtually held from 1-4 June. The Ghanaian team participated in the Session from the GTA Conference Room.   The Session examined 14 Agenda […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]