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Commissions nationales: UNESCO
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Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone National Commission for UNESCO
Informations générales
Nom anglaisSierra Leone National Commission for UNESCO

A.J. Momoh Street
Sierra Leone

Téléphone(232-22) 22-30-30
(232) 76 70 98 92 (SG mobile)
Fax(232-22) 22-30-30
Courrielkonnehbis@gmail.com (SG)
Langue de correspondanceENGLISH
NomH.E. Dr. Minkailu Bah *
Date d'élection13 October 2007
Durée du mandat
DébutOctobre 2007
Modalités d'élection* Ex Officio
Poste gouvernementalMinistre de l'Éducation nationale

NomMr B.I.S. Konneh
Date d'électionJan. 1993
Durée du mandat
DébutJanvier 1993
Modalités d'électionAppointed under the Civil Service Act

Date et modalités de création1971 by a Parliamentary Act
StatutGouvernemental (rattaché à 1 ministère)
LégislationThe National Commission has no legal instrument such as a Constitution.
Centre de documentationThe Documentation Centre, which is administered by a trained documentalist, holds over 10 000 UNESCO and other UN Agencies' publications, as well as reports written by local experts. The Centre is visited by academics, students, journalists and the general public at large.
Structure de la CommissionThe National Commission is composed of the following organs:
- The General Assembly, which meets twice a year;
- The Executive Committee, which meets four times a year;
- One National Committee, which meets every month;
- Four Programme Committees for: education; science; social sciences; culture and communication;
- The Secretariat.
Membres/CompositionThe National Commission comprises representatives of Ministries and NGOs related to UNESCO's areas of competence, NGO's, universities and the media.
Comité exécutifThe Executive Committee meets quarterly while the National Committee meets monthly.
Assemblée généraleThe General Assembly meets twice a year.
Comités ou sous-comitésThere are four programme committees: education, science, culture and communication, and humanities. Represented on these committees are: government ministries, NGOs, universities and the media.
Coopération avec l’UNESCO et d'autres Commissions nationales
Vue d'ensembleThough the National Commission has limited relations with other National Commissions, it tries to maintain regular working relations with the UNESCO Field Office in Dakar.