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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]