November 18, 2019

The Editor speaks: Another International Day I wasn’t aware of……

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It seems every day on our Calendar has “A Day” set aside to remember and/or recognize some one, some people, some occupation, etc. etc… The list goes on and on and as all the days in our Calendar Year have been used up there are now more than one “A Day” on the same day. […]

Destinations of the week

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15 Best Places to Visit in Northern Portugal By Gary Arndt From Everything-Everywhere Apart from Porto, Northern Portugal is often forgotten by international tourists. However, as Portuguese who traveled extensively in our country, we know that northern Portugal is probably the most authentic region, with a wide range of interesting destinations. If you are planning a […]

Destination of the week

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15 Best Places to Visit in Northern Portugal BY Gary Arndt From Everything-Everywhere Apart from Porto, Northern Portugal is often forgotten by international tourists. However, as Portuguese who traveled extensively in our country, we know that northern Portugal is probably the most authentic region, with a wide range of interesting destinations. If you are planning a […]

Open Science Forum for Latin America and the Caribbean: CILAC 2018

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From UNESCO The second Open Science Forum for Latin America and the Caribbean (CILAC) began in Panama City this Monday. The Forum aims to create a dynamic and inclusive space to contribute to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals, by strengthening the scientific and technological capabilities of the countries of […]

Caribbean Tourism: Complacency puts Caribbean people and economies at risk

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By Erik Grimaldi From World Tourism Wire Secretary General of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) Hugh Riley has called on Caribbean states to take tsunami preparedness seriously, stating to do otherwise would put the people and regional economies at risk. Speaking in Paris, France, during a discussion organised by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and […]

UNESCO examining Jamaica’s reggae submission

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By Chad Bryan From JIS Story Highlights The Government will know in November whether it has been successful in its efforts to have reggae music inscribed on the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) Intangible Cultural Heritage Representative List. Culture, Gender Entertainment and Sport Minister, Hon. Olivia Grange, said that UNESCO technical experts […]

UNESCO Director-General urges inquiry into death of photojournalist Niraz Saeed in a prison in Syria

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From UNESCO The Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, called for an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of Niraz Saeed, a photojournalist whose demise in detention in Syria was announced on 16 July. “I wish to express my condolences to the family of Niraz Saeed,” said the Director-General. “I urge the authorities to conduct […]

Ministry officials and experts from Latin America and the Caribbean craft proposal to meet education 2030 agenda targets

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From UNESCO  Education ministry officials and technicians from throughout the region are convening on July 23 and 24, 2018 in Cochabamba, Bolivia for a high-level technical meeting to review the proposed roadmap for the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 4, Education 2030, in Latin America and the Caribbean. The document was agreed to during previous […]

World Poetry Day 21 March

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From United Nations Poetry reaffirms our common humanity by revealing to us that individuals, everywhere in the world, share the same questions and feelings. Poetry is the mainstay of oral tradition and, over centuries, can communicate the innermost values of diverse cultures. In celebrating World Poetry Day, March 21, UNESCO recognizes the unique ability of poetry to […]

Message from the Cayman Islands Minister for Education, Honourable Juliana O’Connor Connolly on World Teachers’ Day, 5 October 2017

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As Minister for Education, it is with immense pride that I express my appreciation for the profession that I hold most dear to my heart- teaching. Since 1994, on 5 October, we pause to honour all those that have persevered in this profession and the impact they have made on children and adults’ lives. Teaching […]