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Commissions nationales: UNESCO
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Amérique latine et Caraïbes

Jamaica National Commission for UNESCO
Informations générales
Nom anglaisJamaica National Commission for UNESCO

ISA Building, 3rd Floor
14-20 Port Royal Street

Téléphone(876) 967-9893;
(876) 618-1332/1333
Site Web des Commissions nationales sur unesco.orghttp://www.jncunesco.gov.jm
Langue de correspondanceENGLISH
NomH. E. Ms. Olivia “Babsy” Grange
DébutMars 2016

NomEverton Hannam
Date d'élection1 October 2004
Durée du mandat
DébutOctobre 2004

Mr Everton Hannam, Secretary-General 2007

Date et modalités de créationFebruary 1965
Ministère de tutelleMinistry of Youth, Sports & Culture
Dates de la législationLe texte juridique a été accepté01/01/1965 et révisé pour la dernière fois le
LégislationThe Commission has a Constitution, which dates back to 1965.
Centre de documentationThe Documentation Centre, which is administered by a partime professional librarian/documentalist and is in the process of being computerized, holds 2500 UNESCO publications. The Centre mainly welcomes researchers.
Structure de la CommissionThe Commission consists of the following bodies:
- The General Assembly,
- Executive Committee
- Six Advisory Committees & 5 Adhoc Committees,
- The Secretariat.
Membres/CompositionThe Membership of the Commission, which comprises 16 persons, is composed of Parliamentarians, Ministers, Academics, Representatives of National Organizations and the Media and the Secretary General.
Comité exécutifComprises of : Mrs. Faith Innerarity, Senator Warren Newby, Dr. Maria Smith, Mrs. Andrea Shepherd-Stewart, Mrs. Merline Bardowell, Mr. Hugh Nash and Secretary General, Mr. Everton Hannam
Assemblée généraleThe Commission has a 16 member National Commission that meets in plenary session every two months
Comités ou sous-comitésThe Commission has 6 Advisory and 5 Adhoc Committees which meet every two months. The Committees are for: Education, Science and Technology, Social and Human Sciences, Culture, Communication, Information for All, Youth, Memory of thje World, Man & the Biosphere, and UNESCO Clubs and the Associated Schools Project.

The National Commission manages the UNESCO Clubs of the country through a National Co-ordination affiliated to the WFUCA.
Détails sur les sous-comités
Nombre de comités ou sous-comités11
Thèmes des sous-comités[X] Education
[X] Sciences
[X] Sciences sociales
[X] Culture
[X] Communication
[X] Jeunesse
[X] Autre
Coopération avec l’UNESCO et d'autres Commissions nationales
Vue d'ensembleThe National Commission co-operates with the National Commissions in the Caribbean Cluster and maintains relationships with other Commissions in Latin America and other geographical regions. Curently JNC-UNESCO is spearheading efforts to have the English-speaking Caribbean countries nominate and establish Biosphere Reserves sites