September 29, 2021

Project to strengthen science, technology, innovation policies commences

A project designed to strengthen national and regional science, technology and innovation (STI) policies, in accordance with UNESCO’s 2017 recommendation on science and scientific research (RS&SR), […]
September 27, 2021

International Day for Universal Access to Information 2021 – Building Back Better with Access to Information

The theme chosen for the 2021 International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI) celebrated yearly on 28 September is “The Right to Know – Building […]
September 24, 2021


The Birth of the Idea The idea to bid for Accra to be designated as the World Book Capital for the year 2023 was mooted some […]
September 23, 2021

Join the UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities!

The UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities (GNLC) is an international policy oriented network providing inspiration, know-how and best practice. UNESCO GNLC members benefit from: sharing […]
September 22, 2021

Accra named UNESCO World Book Capital 2023

Paris, 22 September— The Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, has named Accra (Ghana) as UNESCO World Book Capital for 2023, following the evaluation of the World […]
September 22, 2021

West Africa regional policy dialogue on climate-induced migration and social transformation

The influence of climate change and variability on migration is likely to intensify in the coming decades, especially in vulnerable areas. Migration is used as one […]
September 20, 2021

2021 ICM International Martial Arts Photo Contest

APPLICATION PERIOD  10 SEP 2021 (FRI) ~ 8 OCT 2021 (Fri) 24:00 (GMT +9:00 KST) ELIGIBILITY Anyone interested in martial arts and photography regardless of age […]
September 10, 2021


On the 9th of September, 2021, Professor Alfred Oteng-Yeboah, Chairman of the Natural Science Specialized Committee and a Commissioner at the Ghana Commission for UNESCO was […]
September 8, 2021

International Literacy Day 2021

Since 1967, International Literacy Day (ILD) celebrations have taken place annually around the world to remind the public of the importance of literacy as a matter of dignity […]
September 1, 2021

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 […]
August 30, 2021


Post Number : SC 474 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 open to : Internal and […]
August 24, 2021


The Associated Schools and UNESCO Clubs under the Ghana Commission for UNESCO are undertaking a two-day intensive Coordinators capacity building workshop at the Accra College of […]
August 24, 2021


Post Number : HRM-012 Grade : P-5 Parent Sector : Bureau of Human Resources Management (HRM) Duty Station: Paris Job Family: Human Resources Type of contract : Fixed Term Duration of contract : 2 years Recruitment open to : Internal […]
August 23, 2021

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 […]
August 20, 2021

AIMS Girls in Mathematical Sciences Program

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 […]
August 20, 2021


Post Number : CI 021 Grade : P-3 Parent Sector : Communication and Information Sector (CI) Duty Station: Paris Job Family: Communication and Information Type of contract : Fixed Term Duration of contract : 2 years Recruitment open […]
August 18, 2021

TECHFARM Hub and Partners Commemorate 2021 International Youth Day With Ghana Youth Innovation and Accelerator Hackathon And GYIA Hack Awards Activities

TECHFARM Hub in collaboration with the Ghana Commission for UNESCO and MTN Ghana Foundation and support from the Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communication (GIFEC), National […]
August 18, 2021

Ghana Youth Innovation Accelerator (GYIA) Hack : Agro Sourcing

TEAM NAME Agro Sourcing   NAME OF TEAM MEMBERS Isaac Danso Asiedu Richmond Zissu Nutsuglo Andrews Yawson   WHAT TOWN/REGION OF TEAM Afienya – Greater Accra […]
August 18, 2021

Ghana Youth Innovation Accelerator (GYIA) Hack :Team CocoPlus

TEAM NAME: Team CocoPlus   NAME OF TEAM MEMBERS Matthew Azure Awini Francis Ametepey Fortune Asante Aaron Aduteye Hansen Aaron Owusu Nyarko Felicity   WHAT TOWN/REGION […]
August 18, 2021

Ghana Youth Innovation Accelerator (GYIA) Hack : Team EduFund

NAME OF TEAM MEMBERS Sosu Alfred Kennedy Owusu Irene Affum Victor Owusu   WHAT TOWN/REGION OF TEAM Koforidua – Eastern   TEAM IDEA “EduFund is a […]
August 17, 2021

Tema Ramsar invasion- Dr Kwame Nkrumah’s tears

Sunday afternoon on January 24, 2021, a white tipper-truck loaded with concrete debris from a demolished structure was heading in the direction of the Sakumo Ramsar […]
August 16, 2021

Workshop on the Formal Establishment of Functional IHP National Committee

The Water Resources Commission (WRC) is having a one-day workshop to reconstitute a functional UNESCO-International Hydrological Programe (IHP) National Committee for Ghana. Date: 17th August 2021 […]
August 13, 2021

Celebration of International Youth Day 2021!

Youth gets ready for the Biennale of Luanda 2021 Luanda, 12 August 2021, International Youth Day. The Ad Hoc Youth Committee, in charge of the selection […]
August 11, 2021

Introduction to IRCAI and invitation to apply for TOP 100 World’s Most Promising Artificial Intelligence Projects Advancing the United Nations SDGs

PROPOSAL SUBMISSION Applicants should use the IRCAI electronic submission system to submit their proposal.  The deadline for electronic submissions is 30 June 2021 at 17:00 (CET).  Due to […]
August 6, 2021


International Youth Day gives an opportunity to celebrate and mainstream young peoples’ voices, actions and initiatives, as well as their meaningful, universal and equitable engagement. This […]
August 3, 2021

Participate in the Youth Eyes on the Silk Roads Photo Contest 2021

Calling young photographers! Do you live along the Silk Roads? Have you travelled these ancient routes? Does their rich history fascinate you? Then join UNESCO in […]
July 26, 2021

Call for Expressions of Interest – NGO

The Living Heritage Entity of the UNESCO Culture Sector is looking for a non-governmental organisation (NGO) to carry out the mapping of the domain of competencies […]
July 23, 2021


Post Number : 6GHED0603PA Grade : NO-B Parent Sector : Education Sector (ED) Duty Station: Accra Job Family: Education Type of contract : Project Appointment Duration of contract : 1 year Recruitment open to : Internal and external candidates Application […]
July 22, 2021

Job vacancy- Programme Specialist (Education) – (P-4) – Paris

PROGRAMME SPECIALIST (EDUCATION) OVERVIEW Post Number : ED 005 Grade : P-4 Parent Sector : Education Sector (ED) Duty Station: Paris Job Family: Education Type of contract : Fixed Term Duration of contract : 2 years Recruitment open […]
July 19, 2021

UNESCO convenes world education ministers to relaunch global cooperation for accelerated progress

Over 85 education ministers and leaders of the international education community endorsed a reform to improve global cooperation in education to better respond to the grave […]