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National Commissions: UNESCO
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Asia and the Pacific

Tuvalu National Commission for UNESCO
General Information
English NameTuvalu National Commission for UNESCO

Ministry of Education & Sports
Private Mail Bag

Phone+688 20 405/20 834 (Chairperson)
+688 201 01 (SG)
Fax+688 20 324 (Chairperson)
+688 20 324/20 413 (SG)
E-mailktaloka@gov.tv; eddept@gmail.com,kpasiale@gmail.com (SG also)
Correspondence LanguageENGLISH
Office Holders
NameHon. Mr. Fauoa Maani
StartedMay 2016

NameMs Katalina Taloka
Election DateMay 2010
Mandated duration
StartedMay 2010

Date and Method of Creation1996
StatusGovernmental (1 Ministry)
Legislation DatesThe judicial text was accepted01/01/1996 and last revised
LegislationThe Commission was created by a Cabinet Agreement/Endorsement
Documentation CentreAll reference books received from UNESCO publication are being administered by the National Commission Officer.
Structure of the Commission- The National Commission is a governmental body withi the Ministry of Education.
- It consist of the above five members apart from the President, Secretary - General and the National Commission Officer, which meet at least once every quarter.
-The Office of the President will finalised the approval of all project submitted for UNESCO funding and any programs and activities which shall be done by the National Commission.
Members/CompositionMembership represent:
- Mr. David Manuella, Director of Education
- Ms Saini Simona, Director of Women
- Mr Petuelu Noa, Youth Officer
- Ms Annie Homasi, TANGO Coordinator
- Mr Luke Paeniu, Aid Coordinator
Interaction with UNESCO and National Commissions