Press Releases

November 18, 2021

Sustainable Development Goals Training for World Organization for Early Childhood Education (OMEP) Members

Kofi Kwakye Takyi, Moses J. Y. Gemeh, and Godwin Doe, from the Ghana Commission for UNESCO (GCU), trained members of the World Organization for Early Childhood […]
November 15, 2021

Laureates from Ghana, Palestine and Peru win 2021 UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development

A literacy project in Ghana, a programme on media for social change in Palestine, and an initiative for the protection of indigenous cultures in Peru will be awarded this year’s UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education […]
November 15, 2021

World leaders and renowned artists celebrate UNESCO at 75

26 heads of state and government and an impressive list of artists, singers and musicians from around the world celebrated UNESCO’s 75th anniversary at a special ceremony on […]
November 11, 2021

International Day Against Violence and Bullying in Schools, Including Cyberbullying.

Recently, there have been reports circulating all over the media elaborating on the increased amount of violence against students, teachers, and school properties. From the burning […]
November 2, 2021

International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists

Between 2006 and 2020, over 1,200 journalists have been killed around the world, with close to 9 out of 10 cases of these killings remaining judicially […]
October 25, 2021


In line with achieving Target 4.7 of SDG 4 (ensure that all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development), Penplusbytes, with support […]
October 25, 2021

Global Media and Information Literacy Week

Global Media and Information Literacy Week, commemorated annually, is a major occasion for stakeholders to review and celebrate the progress achieved towards “Media and Information Literacy for […]
October 20, 2021

Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum Addresses 212th Session of UNESCO Executive Board Meeting in Paris

Paris, 12th October 2021 *************************************************** The Minister for Education, Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum, who doubles as the Minister responsible for UNESCO relations on Tuesday,12th October took […]
October 15, 2021

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 […]