Tag Archives: UNESCO


A Tsunami Evacuation Drill will be carried out in Union Island today by the National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO). The main objective of the Tsunami Evacuation Drill is to test the Tsunami Inundation Evacuation Plans developed for Clifton and Ashton Union Island under the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO and its Caribbean Tsunami Information Centre… Continue Reading →


The Head of the University of the West Indies (UWI) Open Campus, Deborah Dalrymple is appealing to Vincentians to own their Garifuna Heritage with pride. She made this appeal as she addressed the official launch of activities for the 7th Annual International Garifuna Conference, earlier this week. The program of events will be held from… Continue Reading →


The Ministry of Education is encouraging students, parents and community members to show their appreciation for Teachers and the positive impact they make on the Vincentian society. The encouragement comes with the commemoration of World Teachers Day today Inaugurated since 1994 by UNESCO, World Teachers Day is celebrated on October 5 annually, in over 100… Continue Reading →

World Press Freedom Day

Journalist Shanna Daniel of the Agency for Public Information is representing St. Vincent and the Grenadines at a two-day International Conference in Jamaica this weekend, to observe World Press Freedom Day. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization UNESCO will host the Conference at the Jamaica Conference Centre in Kingston. Secretary General for the… Continue Reading →

UNESCO Program

A major display will be mounted at the Barrouallie Secondary School later this month, to signal the close of a Technical Vocational Training Program. The program was conducted as part of the UNESCO Participation Program. General Secretary of the National Commission for UNESCO, Janiele Henry says six projects amounting to over 100-thousand US dollars were… Continue Reading →

A one year UNESCO-sponsored project, which focused on the production of coconut oil here, will come to a close this week

A one year UNESCO-sponsored project, which focused on the production of coconut oil here, will come to a close this week. A release from the Ministry of Agriculture says over 30 members of the Sandy Bay Coconut Oil Producers will come together at the Sandy Bay Learning Resource Centre on Thursday, to attend a closing… Continue Reading →