Uganda National Commission for UNESCO


Launch of Global Coalition "Unite for Heritage" in Bonn

 Bonn, 29 June- the Director general of unesco, Irina Bokova, today launched the Global Coalition, united for herit

Cultural Programme, April 2015

UNATCOM's Culture Programme under Daniel Kaweesi organized Consultation Workshops in Mbale, Gulu and Mbarara. The Workshops addressed the situati

Out-of-school numbers rise as aid to education falls short of 2010 levels

A new study shows that the number of children and adolescents who are out of school is on the rise, and grew to 124 million in 2013. Internatio

Upcoming Events

Climate change impacts on mountainous regions of the world
UNESCO Headquarters
November 01, 2015
World Science Forum 2015
Budapest Hungary
November 04, 2015


  • ASPNet

    What is ASPNet?

    UNESCO Associated Schools Project (ASPnet) is an international network of schools. It was launched in 1953 and is one of the world's most unique and largest networks consisting of more than 8000 institutions in 177 countries.

  • Young Professional Programme (YPP).


     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 staffs at the head quarter.


  • 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 ceremony took place in Germany. It is an award for good practices in Sustainable development.

  • International Poetry Competition Castello Di Duino- XII Edition

    The International Poetry Prize Castello di Duino and the World Youth Forum Right to Dialogue are organized as part of the more comprehensive project Poetry and Solidarity, Language of Peoples. The project, born out of the enthusiasm and the ideals of Gabriella and Ottavio Gruber, was launched in 2000 and then supported by the Association Poetry and Solidarity.

  • 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 sustainable consumption.

  • STEP

    What is STEP?

    STEP (Student Training For Entrepreneurial Promotion) aims at providing business skills to the youth in tertiary education system, that may help them upon graduation to become entrepreneurs and job creators rather than job seekers.

  • HIV/Aids

    The UNESCO Strategy for HIV and AIDS builds on longstanding experience, and reflects the need to accelerate Universal Access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support and to adapt to an evolving epidemic and a changing global environment. Therefore Uganda is working on the following prior issues:


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