UNATCOM Board

UNATCOM Board

It is a requirement of UNESCO that every Member State establishes a National Commission to ensure UNESCO’s permanent presences in the Country. By ensuring the permanent presence of UNESCO in Uganda, Uganda National Commission for UNESCO (UNATCOM) contributes to UNESCO’s effort to promote international co-operation in intellectual activities. UNATCOM is being governed by a New Board comprising of ten members since December 2018.

UNATCOM Board Composition

  1. Prof. Erabu Lugujju,                            

Vice Chancellor, Ndejje University

Chairperson Board

2. Mr. Mayende Simon     Amooti                         

Director of Information & National Guidance

Member, Communication & Information Programme

3. Mrs. Mwanja Nkaale Rose                           

Commissioner Museums and Monuments

Member, Culture Programme

4. Mrs. Judy Namanda Kikonyogo                         

Head of Human Resource, Post Bank, Private Sector Fdn, Uganda

Member

5. Mr. Mukasa Apollo                         

Deputy Executive Director, Uganda National Action on Physical Disability

Member, Social & Human Science Programme

6. Ms. Sophie Kange                         

Coordinator Capacity Building and Learning Agenda

Member, Civil Society

7. Mrs. Tumwebasze Eunice                         

Ministry of Gender Labor & Social Development

Member, Culture Programme

8. Mr. Mutazindwa Hzyfa Abdallah                         

Commissioner BTVET Standards

Member, Education Programme

9. Mr. Odong Samuel                     

Secretary for Publicity, National Youth Council

Member, Youth

10. Ms. Rosie Agoi                        

Secretary General, Uganda National Commission for UNESCO

Secretary

Functions of the UNATCOM Board

  • To formulate and review the policy of the National Commission for UNESCO
  • To carry out the objectives and functions of the National Commission for UNESCO
  • To set targets for the annual performance of the National Commission for UNESCO
  • To monitor and evaluate the performance of the management of the National Commission for UNESCO
  • To determine the organizational structure and staffing of the National Commission for UNESCO
  • To consider and approve plans of the National Commission for UNESCO
  • To supervise the management of the property and business of the National Commission for UNESCO