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"Since wars begin in the minds of men and women, it is therefore in the minds of men and women that the defenses of peace must be constructed."

Our mandate

To contribute to the attainment of peace, justice, respect for human rights, freedom and security in Uganda through Education, Sciences, Culture, Communication and Information

Vision, Mission & Values

"A learning, cultured, informed and peaceful nation" Mission: To provide intellectual leadership, influence policies and actions in Education, Sciences, Culture and Communication and Information for peace and sustainable development.

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To keep up to date with the latest UNATCOM news, about initiatives, programme activities through out blog posts.

ESD

ESD (Education Sustainable Development)
Education is the key to development. In this respect Uganda has put in place policies and strategies aimed at providing every citizen at all levels, with an education that is holistic, relevant and of good quality. Issues of development have always been around us. The concept of “sustainable development’ is not entirely new.

What is Global Citizenship Education (GCED)?

This refers to a way of understanding, acting and relating one’s self to others and the environment, based on universal values, through respect for diversity and pluralism.

The core themes of GCED are tailored around the culture of peace; Peace, Human Rights, Globalization, Cultural,  Diversity, Sustainable development.

Appointment of Dr Salim M. AlMalik as new ISESCO Director General

Dr Salim M. AlMalik was appointed as the new Director General of the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), following the nomination of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the approval of the Third Extraordinary Session of ISESCO General Conference, held 9th May 2019 at Bay La Sun Expo Center in King Abdullah Economic City in the Area of Makkah Al- Mukarramah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

As of 9 May 2019, Dr Salim M. AlMalik will replace Dr Abdulaziz Othman Altwaijri as Director General for the remaining period of his mandate, and will serve a new term ending on 31 December 2024.

The UNESCO Associated Schools Network (ASPnet) links educational institutions across the world around a common goal: to build the defences of peace in the minds of children and young people. The over 11,500 ASPnet member schools in 182 countries work in support of international understanding, peace, intercultural dialogue, sustainable development and quality education in practice.

ASPnet – a driver for innovation and quality in education – is recognized as an effective tool for reaching target 4.7 on Global Citizenship Education (GCED) and Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) of Sustainable Development Goal 4 – Education 2030.

 

Latest News

A High-Level Consultative Workshop on the Improvement of Science Education & performance in Natural Sciences in Uganda

By Vincent Ogal Uganda National Commission for UNESCO (UNATCOM) guided by UNESCO’s Medium Term Framework (2014-2021) has been making several interventions in the science programme. […]

Management of Social Transformation (MOST) Schools Workshop

Theme: Youth Peace and Security in the Horn of Africa Makerere University, Kampala-Uganda 2nd -5th April 2019 News Letter The Lord Mayor of Kampala City […]

2019 Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition: Submit your ideas and projects!

  The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition is a global programme and an online platform to mobilize youth-led innovations for the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). […]

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