Uganda National Commission for unesco/icesco - Unatcom

Uganda National Commission for unesco/icesco - Unatcom

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Deadline Extension- Call for nominations for the 2021-2022 edition of the UNESCO-Hamdan Prize for Teacher Development. For application guide follow the link below; https://en.unesco.org/themes/teachers/hamdan-prize
The call for nomination for 2021 UNESCO King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for the use of Information and Communication Technologies in education. For more details follow the link below; https://en.unesco.org/themes/ict-education/ict-education-prize
Capacity building workshop to mainstream culture in local government development plans in progress at Uganda Museum
Deadline Extension - Call for nominations for the 2021-2022 edition of the UNESCO-Hamdan Prize for Teacher Development. For application guide follow https://t.co/42QIpgNetx
Mentorship program in progress for South Sudan Delegation on how to establish a National Commission for UNESCO. The Republic of South Sudan joined UNESCO as its 194th Member State in October 2011
Building the capacity of Local Governments to mainstream Culture in the development plans for Eastern Region in Progress. Follow the discussions through: https://youtu.be/aXqStLD2dbc
To celebrate 75th anniversary of UNESCO, we have organized a talk show on UBC TV to discuss UNESCO's key achievements in Uganda.

You can follow the discussion through
https://youtu.be/yUMH-5wvABw
MoTIV, a ugandan based integrated creative studio was named the winner of the first edition of the UNESCO-Bangladesh Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman International Prize for the Creative Economy. Congratulations
A Public debate to mark International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists in progress at Hotel Africana, Kampala and streaming live on https://youtu.be/1YdWGUe8fhw
In collaboration with European Union in Uganda , we would like to invite you to a public debate to mark the International Day to End impunity for Crimes Against Journalists.
When: 02.11.21 starting at 9am
Follow live:https://youtu.be/1YdWGUe8fhw
Dr. Dominic Mundrugo Ogo Lali, Assistant Secretary General Uganda National Commission for UNESCO calls on Ugandans to report disasters using Artificial Intelligence.
https://grahadetails.com/2021/10/dr-lali-mundrugo-calls-on-ugandans-to-report-disasters-using-artificial-intelligence/
UNESCO fronts pre-disaster action in Uganda under STEDPEA project.
https://grahadetails.com/2021/10/unesco-fronts-pre-disaster-action-in-uganda-under-stedpae-project/

Uganda National Commission for UNESCO (UNATCOM) is established by the Uganda National Commission for UNESCO Act of 2014 as a body corporate.

NATIONAL COMMISSIONS

National Commissions (NATCOMs) for UNESCO are established in accordance with Article VII of the UNESCO constitution. Each country, on becoming a member of UNESCO is invited to set up a NATCOM in accordance with its own conditions. NATCOMs ensure the permanent presence of UNESCO and implementation of UNESCO mandate in Member States. The Charter of National Commissions provides

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UNESCO-Hamdan Prize for Teacher Development 10/12/2021

UNESCO-Hamdan Prize for Teacher Development

Deadline Extension- Call for nominations for the 2021-2022 edition of the UNESCO-Hamdan Prize for Teacher Development. For application guide follow the link below; https://en.unesco.org/themes/teachers/hamdan-prize

UNESCO-Hamdan Prize for Teacher Development The 2021-2022 call for nominations has been extended until 15 February 2022 Learn more on the selection process and read the application guide

UNESCO ICT in Education Prize 10/12/2021

UNESCO ICT in Education Prize

The call for nomination for 2021 UNESCO King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for the use of Information and Communication Technologies in education. For more details follow the link below; https://en.unesco.org/themes/ict-education/ict-education-prize

UNESCO ICT in Education Prize In today’s rapidly changing and interconnected societies, technologies have a great potential to enhance teaching, learning and expand access to quality education. According to International Telecommunication Union about 95% of the global population live in regions with at least a basic 2G mobile-...

Photos from Uganda National Commission for unesco/icesco - Unatcom's post 09/12/2021

Capacity building workshop to mainstream culture in local government development plans in progress at Uganda Museum

How to apply to the UNESCO-Hamdan Prize for Teacher Development, seventh edition 2021-2022 09/12/2021

How to apply to the UNESCO-Hamdan Prize for Teacher Development, seventh edition 2021-2022

Deadline Extension - Call for nominations for the 2021-2022 edition of the UNESCO-Hamdan Prize for Teacher Development. For application guide follow https://t.co/42QIpgNetx

How to apply to the UNESCO-Hamdan Prize for Teacher Development, seventh edition 2021-2022 document de programme et de réunion

Photos from Uganda National Commission for unesco/icesco - Unatcom's post 30/11/2021

Mentorship program in progress for South Sudan Delegation on how to establish a National Commission for UNESCO. The Republic of South Sudan joined UNESCO as its 194th Member State in October 2011

Building the capacity for local governments to mainstream Culture in the development plans-Part1 29/11/2021

Building the capacity for local governments to mainstream Culture in the development plans-Part1

Building the capacity of Local Governments to mainstream Culture in the development plans for Eastern Region in Progress. Follow the discussions through: https://youtu.be/aXqStLD2dbc

Building the capacity for local governments to mainstream Culture in the development plans-Part1

LIVE: GOOD MORNING UGANDA EXTRA #UBCGMUEXTRA || NOVEMBER 16TH , 2021 16/11/2021

LIVE: GOOD MORNING UGANDA EXTRA #UBCGMUEXTRA || NOVEMBER 16TH , 2021

To celebrate 75th anniversary of UNESCO, we have organized a talk show on UBC TV to discuss UNESCO's key achievements in Uganda.

You can follow the discussion through
https://youtu.be/yUMH-5wvABw

LIVE: GOOD MORNING UGANDA EXTRA #UBCGMUEXTRA || NOVEMBER 16TH , 2021 LIVE: GOOD MORNING UGANDA EXTRA #UBCGMUEXTRA || NOVEMBER 16TH , 2021

11/11/2021

MoTIV, a ugandan based integrated creative studio was named the winner of the first edition of the UNESCO-Bangladesh Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman International Prize for the Creative Economy. Congratulations

Photos from Uganda National Commission for unesco/icesco - Unatcom's post 02/11/2021

A Public debate to mark International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists in progress at Hotel Africana, Kampala and streaming live on https://youtu.be/1YdWGUe8fhw

Public Debate: International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists 01/11/2021

Public Debate: International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists

In collaboration with European Union in Uganda , we would like to invite you to a public debate to mark the International Day to End impunity for Crimes Against Journalists.
When: 02.11.21 starting at 9am
Follow live:https://youtu.be/1YdWGUe8fhw

Public Debate: International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists To mark this important international day, and to shine a spotlight on the need for all stakeholders todo more to end impunity for crimes against journalists,...

Dr Lali Mundrugo calls on Ugandans to report disasters using Artificial Intelligence - Graha Details 29/10/2021

Dr Lali Mundrugo calls on Ugandans to report disasters using Artificial Intelligence - Graha Details

Dr. Dominic Mundrugo Ogo Lali, Assistant Secretary General Uganda National Commission for UNESCO calls on Ugandans to report disasters using Artificial Intelligence.
https://grahadetails.com/2021/10/dr-lali-mundrugo-calls-on-ugandans-to-report-disasters-using-artificial-intelligence/

Dr Lali Mundrugo calls on Ugandans to report disasters using Artificial Intelligence - Graha Details Dr Lali Mundrugo calls on Ugandans to report disasters using Artificial Intelligence. UNESCO has concluded the trainings in four regions.

UNESCO fronts pre-disaster action in Uganda under (STEDPAE project) - Graha Details 29/10/2021

UNESCO fronts pre-disaster action in Uganda under (STEDPAE project) - Graha Details

UNESCO fronts pre-disaster action in Uganda under STEDPEA project.
https://grahadetails.com/2021/10/unesco-fronts-pre-disaster-action-in-uganda-under-stedpae-project/

UNESCO fronts pre-disaster action in Uganda under (STEDPAE project) - Graha Details UNESCO fronts pre-disaster action in Uganda under (STEDPAE project). The Uganda National Commission for UNESCO is implementing the project.

UNESCO launches Fit for Life Photo Contest 27/10/2021

UNESCO launches Fit for Life Photo Contest

UNESCO launches Fit for Life Photo Contest. For details follow the link below
https://en.unesco.org/news/unesco-launches-fit-life-photo-contest

UNESCO launches Fit for Life Photo Contest 03 - Good Health & Well Being 10 - Reduced Inequalities Share this article To celebrate the launch of the Social and Human Science Sector’s new sport-based flagship, Fit for Life, UNESCO is organizing a photo contest to promote equality, empowerment and inclusion through sport. Fit for Life will u...

Photos from Uganda National Commission for unesco/icesco - Unatcom's post 20/10/2021

In Queen Elizabeth Biosphere Reserve sensitising communities about promoting gender responsive conservation management and empowerment of women in Biosphere Reserves for sustainable livelihoods and peaceful Co-existence.

18/10/2021

A million $ view.

On our way from River Nyamugasani in Kasese, we made a courtesy call at Elephant Plains Lodge - QENP UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and what a wow! The place is out of this world and the view of the park is simply amazing. Amos Wekesa we are impressed.

Photos from Uganda National Commission for unesco/icesco - Unatcom's post 18/10/2021

A Participation Programme on Assessment of Water Resources Development Iimpact and setting of minimum threshold in Uganda successfully launched at River Nyamugasani in Kasese

Photos from Uganda National Commission for unesco/icesco - Unatcom's post 18/10/2021

Launch of a Participation Programme "Assessment of Water Resources Development Impact and Setting of Minimum Threshold in Uganda" ongoing at River Nyamugasani, Kyarumba Sub County, Kasese.

Photos from Uganda National Commission for unesco/icesco - Unatcom's post 14/10/2021

Sensitization training in progress for Mt. Elgon Biosphere Reserve/ Uganda Wildlife Authority Managers and staff about promoting Gender Responsive Conservation Management and Empowerment of Women in Biospherr Reserve for sustainable livelihoods and peaceful Co-existence

Photos from Uganda National Commission for unesco/icesco - Unatcom's post 13/10/2021

Sensitization Training in progress for "promoting Gender Responsive Conservation Management and Empowememt of Women in Biosphere Reserves for Sustainable livelihood and peaceful Co-existence" in Sironko District

09/10/2021

Happy Independence Day 🇺🇬

Happy Independence Day 🇺🇬

Photos from Uganda National Commission for unesco/icesco - Unatcom's post 09/09/2021

Dr. Dominic, Assistant Secretary General, UNATCOM and PO/Sciences being hosted by 95.7 Radio Rupiny , Gulu for a talkshow about Intercultural Peaceful Co-existence for communities in Postwar Northern Uganda

DISASTER WARNING: App launched to give early warnings 09/09/2021

DISASTER WARNING: App launched to give early warnings

AI Chatbot for Disaster Risk Reduction training in Gulu
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4rIcDT-e7Xc

DISASTER WARNING: App launched to give early warnings The Uganda National Commission for UNESCO in collaboration with Japanese partners have rolled out to districts an Al Chabot Smartphone Application to help ci...

Photos from Uganda National Commission for unesco/icesco - Unatcom's post 09/09/2021

Intercultural Peaceful Co-existence Training Programme for communities in Postwar Northern Uganda ongoing at Kakanyero Hotel, Gulu

Photos from Uganda National Commission for unesco/icesco - Unatcom's post 04/09/2021

National training in Artificial Intelligence for Disaster Risk Reduction in Uganda for District Disaster Management Committees and Non-Government/Civil Sociey Organisations kicks off in Mbarara

Photos from Uganda National Commission for unesco/icesco - Unatcom's post 23/08/2021

Capacity building webinar for selected Tutors from Primary Teachers Colleges in Uganda to integrate Education for Sustainable Development into teaching and learning practices is on going and will last for five days

Join the #DOTYouth Street Team 21/06/2021

Join the #DOTYouth Street Team

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As a member of the #GirlsinICT Street Team you will be connected with learning and network building opportunities, peer support and more to help you have the greatest community impact possible.

Deadline to apply is July 15th! Powered by Digital Opportunity Trust

Join the #DOTYouth Street Team Join the #DOTYouth Street Team Are you between the ages of 18 and 34 located in Ethiopia, Ghana, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, or Zambia who have already-existing community initiatives that are bridging the gender digital divide? Are you supporting young women and girls’ access t...

Call for nomination to the UNESCO-Bangladesh Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman International Prize for Creative Economy 11/06/2021

Call for nomination to the UNESCO-Bangladesh Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman International Prize for Creative Economy

Call for nomination to the UNESCO-Bangladesh Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman International Prize for Creative Economy. For more details about the application process, please follow this link👉https://en.unesco.org/creativity/news/call-nomination-unesco-bangladesh-bangabandhu-sheikh

Call for nomination to the UNESCO-Bangladesh Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman International Prize for Creative Economy Deadline: 21 July 2021 (midnight Paris time, UTC+2)In celebration of the 2021 UN International Year of Creative Economy, UNESCO is pleased to launch a call for nomination to the UNESCO-Bangladesh Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman International Prize for Creative Economy. The nomination process takes...

For Women in Science 21/05/2021

For Women in Science

L'oreal-UNESCO for Women in Science International awards 2022 edition is still open. For detail follow the link below
"International Awards | For Women in Science" https://www.forwomeninscience.com/authority/international-awards

For Women in Science The World needs Science, and Science needs Women

21/05/2021

World Culture Day Celebrations

Celebrating World Culture Day the Ugandan way!

21/05/2021

World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development is held on the 21 May every year to celebrate not only the richness of the world’s cultures, but also the essential role of intercultural dialogue for achieving peace and sustainable development

21/05/2021

It's happening now, don't miss out.
Follow the link below
https://zoom.us/j/97912747830?pwd=MHJpSG5CQVFWaC9tOFhyMmhZVE9tUT09

ID: 979 1274 7830
Passcode: 570556

It's happening now, don't miss out.
Follow the link below
https://zoom.us/j/97912747830?pwd=MHJpSG5CQVFWaC9tOFhyMmhZVE9tUT09

ID: 979 1274 7830
Passcode: 570556

21/05/2021

Join our Cloud HD Video Meeting

Uganda joins the rest of the World to celebrate WORLD CULTURE DAY 21st May 202.
Follow the proceedings using the link below
https://zoom.us/j/97912747830?pwd=MHJpSG5CQVFWaC9tOFhyMmhZVE9tUT09

Meeting ID: 979 1274 7830
Passcode: 570556

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Photos from Uganda National Commission for unesco/icesco - Unatcom's post 06/05/2021

Happening now is a panel: Josephine Namakumbi telling her story of when she was attacked by security officials as she did her work, Mr. Pius Katunzi a managing editor at the observer giving clues on how and why female journalists should be cautious as they do their work because no story is worthy your life.

06/05/2021

World Media Freedom Day 2021 Theme: "Informatiin as a Public Good" this underlines the undisputable importance of verified and reliable information. The theme requires paying attention to the essential role of free and professional journalism in Producing and disseminating verified information by tackling misinformation and other harmful content- Ms. Rosie Agoi, Secretary General UNATCOM
Please follow the proceedings of the function below.
https://www.facebook.com/ugumwa/videos/318894006471693/

06/05/2021

It's happening now at Hotel Africana.
Tooic: In Defence of Information as a Public Good: Does the safety of Frontline workers matter? What are the Gender Implications?

It's happening now at Hotel Africana.
Tooic: In Defence of Information as a Public Good: Does the safety of Frontline workers matter? What are the Gender Implications?

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A million $ view.
World Culture Day Celebrations
Capacity building workshop on the Memory of the World Programme and safeguarding of Documentary Heritage
Dissemination and Popularization Of UNESCO Charter On Physical Education, Physical Activity And Sport
Promoting the Membership Of Uganda’s Cities To ICESCO and UNESCO Cities’ 2030 Platform
MOST National Committee meeting
Day 2 of MOST SCHOOL Workshop, Makerere University
UNESCO 2030 CITIES WORKSHOP, KAMPALA
UNESCO 2030 Cities workshop in pictures:
UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS @70
Serial Transitional Nomination Workshop on Geometric Rock Art

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2nd Floor, Embassy House, King George VI Way
Kampala
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General information

UNATCOM’s main work is done within its five core programmes: • Education, • Natural Sciences, • Social and Human Sciences, • Culture and • Communication and Information. STRATEGIC GOALS • Raise UNESCO’s profile in Uganda by increasing public awareness of its goals and ideals/ objectives. • Link national priorities with the ideals and mission of UNESCO. • Engage Uganda’s intellectual, scientific, cultural resources and capacities in UNESCO activities. • Provide support services in the fields of research and development in UNESCO fields of competence.

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Monday 08:30 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:30 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:30 - 17:00
Thursday 08:30 - 17:00
Friday 08:30 - 17:00
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