Uganda National Commission for UNESCO


Pilot Testing Global Citizenship Education (GCED) Curricula and Training Materials in Refugee Settlement Camps Primary Schools, Kiryandongo District, Uganda

In May 2015, UNESCO member states adopted the Incheon Declaration and its Framework for Action (UNESCO, 2015), which reaffirm the states' engagement with Education for All and their commitment to realizing Sustainable Development Goal 4...

Crafts Industry Holding Uganda's Potential for Sustainable Development.

By Unatcom Team.Ugandan craft works are so varied that one needs to pay attention to various ethnic settings in order to exhaust it. The rich cultural heritage that largely shapes craftsmanship is clearly brought out through entertainment,...

23 new sites added to UNESCO's World Network of Biosphere Reserves

The International Coordinating Council of the Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme meeting in Paris has added 23 new sites to the World Network of Biosphere, including four that straddle national boundaries. These additions were made during the MAB...

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The high-level training course is designed to support UNESCO in implementing its programs to promote capacity building and cooperation......


This year, the international conference will be titled: 'Literacy in a Digital World'. The main global celebration of the day will take place at UNESCO Headquarters, Paris in the form of a two-day conference on 7 - 8 September, the highlight of which will be the awarding of the Literacy Prizes.


Monday 30 October - Tuesday 14 November 2017: 39th session of the General Conference.


International Day of Democracy

International Day of Peace

international Day of Literacy

International Day of the Remembrance of Slave Trade and its Abolition

International Youth Day

World Science Day for Peace and Development

World Philosophy Day

World Day of Audiovisual Heritage

World Teacher's Day

International Day of Peace

World Press Freedom Day

International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People


  • Global Citizenship Education (GCED)

    Global Citizenship Education (GCED) is one of the three pillars of the 2012 UN Global Education First Initiative (GEFI), promoted internationally by the support and work of UNESCO. Global Citizenship Education is target 4.7 of Sustainable Development Goal, No. 4 which...

  • ASPnet Schools

    The Head teacher of one of our best ASPnet schools, Mr. Hamuza Kabugo is visiting the partner schools in Germany. He is sharing good practices with them. The school has been awarded "Schule der Zukunft" which means : School for the future. The award...

  • Education for Sustainable Development

    What is Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)?Education for Sustainable Development means including key sustainable development issues into teaching and learning; for example, climate change, disaster risk reduction, biodiversity, poverty reduction, and...

  • Young Professional Programme (YPP).

    Attention This is in response to your inquiry about Unatcom's participation in the Young Professional Programme(YPP). Uganda is not eligible for the Young Professional Programme in Unesco because as a country we have reached the maximum required number of...

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