By virtue of Uganda’s membership to the United Nations, Uganda became eligible to the membership of UNESCO and indeed, became a member of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) on the 9th November 1962. In September 1963, Uganda, pursuant to Article VII of the UNESCO Constitution established a National Commission as a quasi-autonomous institution under the Ministry of Education and Sports to serve as the official agency linking Uganda to UNESCO and its agencies, and to ensure permanent presence of UNESCO and the implementation of UNESCO’s activities and programmes in Uganda. It also serves as a secretariat for Islamic World Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (ICESCO).
A learning, cultured, informed and peaceful nation
To provide intellectual leadership, influence policies and actions in Education, Sciences, Culture and Communication and Information for peace and sustainable development.
To contribute to the attainment of Peace, Justice, Respect for Human Rights, Freedom and Security in Uganda through Education, Sciences, Culture, Communication & Information.
UNATCOM in collaboration with UNESCO project office in Kampala organized and convened the first in-country consultation meeting to prepare for the upcoming Transforming Education Summit […]
Uganda’s film sector faces a number of challenges ranging from its informal status, inexperienced but driven by passion workforce to limited formal training background in […]
On 16th /06/2022, UNATCOM handed over WASH facilities installed in 10 schools in Busoga Sub region. The handover ceremony was held at St. Luliana Primary […]