UNESCO Prizes

>> The nomination and application period for the Global Teacher Prize is now open! (Deadline: 08/10/2017 

We are very excited and looking forward to discovering and celebrating incredible teachers from around the world again. #TeachersMatter! It feels like only yesterday that Astronaut Thomas Pesquet announced Maggie MacDonnell as winner of the 2017 prize from the International Space Station. He said "all of the human journey, from the invention of the wheel to the launch of the space station, it all happened on earth. It’s our only home and none of these giant leaps would have been possible (...)  


>> call for nominations of the L’Oréal/UNESCO Prize for Women in Science 2018. 

Sir/Madam, Please find attached the announcement letter for the call for nominations of the L’Oréal/UNESCO Prize for Women in Science 2018. The Rules and Regulations are also attached. Best regards, Announcement letter Rules and regulations  


>> Call for nominations: 2017 UNESCO Kalinga Prize for the Popularization of Science (Deadline extended to 24/06/2017 

Sir/Madam, Please note that the deadline for submissions of nominations for the UNESCO Kalinga Prize for the Popularization of Science has been extended to 23 JUNE 2017. You are invited to send the applications to: Division of Science Policy and Capacity Building Natural Sciences Sector (Attn: Mr Yoslan Nur) 7 Place de Fontenoy 75352 PARIS 07 SP France E-mail : y.nur@unesco.org. Best regards, In this regard, please find attached the Director-General’s invitation for the (...)  


>> Al-Sumait Prize 2017 Invitation For Nominations (Deadline: 30/06/2017) 

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>> The 2017 Call for Applications for the UNESCO Creative Cities Network is now open!(Deadline: 31/10/2017) 

If your city is interested in joining this growing Network, you may access the documents below and find out what is required and what it means to become a UNESCO Creative City. We invite cities interested in joining the Network to read carefully these documents, before completing and submitting their application file. In order to strengthen the geographical balance of the Network, please note that a specific cooperation framework is proposed under the 2017 UCCN Call for candidate (...)  


>> Call for nominations: 2017 UNESCO Kalinga Prize for the Popularization of Science (Deadline: 27/05/2017) 

An international distinction awarding outstanding contributions of individuals in communicating science to society and promoting the popularization of science By bridging the gap between science and society the benefits of scientific knowledge can be used to improve daily lives, empower people and find solutions to global, regional and local challenges. In order to strengthen communication between science and society it is important that efforts made in bridging the gap do not go (...)  


>> IFCD Pre-Selection Results 

The Selection Panel lead by Rwanda National Commission for UNESCO has reviewed 7 Projects that were submitted for further evaluation. All 7 applications were made by NGO’s. According to the IFCD guidelines 2 projects from NGO’s and 2 projects from public authorities shall be pre-selected by the National Commissions. We elaborated the following order of projects by evaluating the . Relevance/appropriateness of the project to the objectives and areas of intervention of the IFCD, . Feasibility (...)  


>> CNRU Training- Workshop on Mobile application development 

Rwanda National Commission for UNESCO (CNRU) is organizing a workshop (8th - 10th June, 2016) that will be facilitated by trainers from e-Business Developers (eBD). This will be a follow up workshop sequential to the successful regional workshop that was organized in Nairobi in Oct 2015 by the Kenya National Commission for UNESCO (KNATCOM). The workshop in Kigali shall allow participants from the regional workshop to share their experiences and knowledge with others who were unable to (...)  


>> International Fund for the Promotion of Culture: 2016 Call for Applications by 

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>> 7th call for International Fund for Cultural Diversity (Deadline: 15 May 2016) 

UNESCO launches the seventh call for funding requests to the International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD) and its on-line application platform . To facilitate your work and contribution in the application and selection process of funding requests, please refer to the following attached documents: Letter from the 2005 Convention Secretariat to National Commissions for UNESCO of Parties to the 2005 Convention. Click to check the: - List of eligible developing countries (...)  


>> Call for nominations for the UNESCO-Japan Prize on ESD 2016 (Deadline: 30/04/2016) 

Dear Sir/Madam, Please find attached the Circular Letter 4146 sent today to all Ministers responsible for relations with UNESCO, with copies to all Permanent Delegations and UNESCO National Commissions. UNESCO’s Director-General invites the Governments of all Member States to submit, via their Permanent Delegation to UNESCO, NOMINATIONS FOR THE UNESCO-JAPAN PRIZE ON EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (ESD) 2016. Generously funded by the Government of Japan, the UNESCO-Japan Prize (...)  


>> PP PROJECTS 2016-2017 pre-selection results 

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>> Kwakira imishinga muri gahunda ya PP/UNESCO/2016-2017 (Deadline: 15/01/2016) 

KOMISIYO Y’IGUHUGU IKORANA NA UNESCO (CNRU) inejejwe no kumenyesha ababyifuza bose ( ibigo, amashuri, Minisiteri, abantu ku giti cyabo, NGOs nyarwanda, amashyirahamwe) bafite imishinga icirirtse irebana n’uburezi, umuco, ubumenyi/ikoranabuhanga n’itangazamakuru, ko bayizana kuri CNRU kuva ku wa 02/12/2015 kugeza ku wa 15/01/2016 mu masaha n’iminsi y’akazi. Ibindi bisabwa ngo umushinga wakirwe: 1. Ibaruwa yo gusaba yohererezwa umuyobozi mukuru wa UNESCO inyujijwe kuri CNRU; 2. (...)  


>> Vacancy notice: DIRECTOR OF THE UNESCO LIAISON OFFICE IN ADDIS ABABA AND UNESCO REPRESENTATIVE TO ETHIOPIA  

Vacancy notice Title : DIRECTOR OF THE UNESCO LIAISON OFFICE IN ADDIS ABABA AND UNESCO REPRESENTATIVE TO ETHIOPIA Domain : Field Operations Coordination - Management Post Number : 6ETAFR0001RP Grade : D-1 Organizational Unit : FIELD OFFICES Primary Location : ET-Addis Ababa Recruitment open to : Internal and external candidates Type of contract : Fixed Term Salary : 136 894 USD Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : December 5, 2015 OVERVIEW OF THE FUNCTIONS OF THE POST Under the (...)  


>> Call for nominations for the UNESCO King Hamad Prize for the use of ICTs in Education 2015 (Deadline: 10 November 2015) 

Since 2005, the UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for the Use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in Education has rewarded innovations in teaching and learning that leverage technology to improve educational outcomes. Funded by the Kingdom of Bahrain, the Prize seeks to recognize governments, non-governmental organizations and individuals that are embracing ICT as a pedagogical ally to make learning more effective. Please find below the link to the Director (...)  


>> Call for nominations for the UNESCO Kalinga Prize for the Popularization of Science (Deadline: 30/06/2015) 

UNESCO’s Assistant Director-General of the Natural Sciences Sector is pleased to announce that the call for nominations is now open for the 2015 UNESCO Kalinga Prize for the Popularization of Science<http://www.unesco.org/new/en/natura...> . Nominations will be accepted until 30 June 2015. Nominations should be submitted to Director-General by the governments of Member States, in consultation with their National Commissions, and by non-governmental organizations maintaining official (...)  


>> Job opportunities for young professionals at UNESCO (Deadline July 10, 2015) 

Rwanda National Commission for UNESCO is pleased to announce to rwandan youth that UNESCO is launching the Young Professionals Programme 2015. Its main objectives is to improve the geographical distribution of the Secretariat. It also aims at attracting young talented professional to the Secretariat. Requirements: i. Age: Maximum thirty-two years as at 31 December 2015 i.e born born in and after December 1983 ii. Holding an advanced university degree, preferably with a specialization (...)  


>> UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development (Deadline 31 May 2015) 

Within the framework of the Global Action Programme (GAP) on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), the UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development honours outstanding efforts of individuals, institutions, organizations or other entities engaged in ESD activities. The Prize was established by the Executive Board of UNESCO at its 195th session, and officially announced at the UNESCO World Conference on ESD (10-12 November 2014, Aichi-Nagoya, Japan). The Prize will be (...)  


>> Call for nominations for the UNESCO-Hamdan 2015-2016 (Deadline: 31/10/2015) 

The call for entries for the fourth edition of the UNESCO-Hamdan Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Prize for Outstanding Practice and Performance in Enhancing the Effectiveness of Teachers is started. The Prize is awarded every two years and reward initiatives that improve educational practices worldwide, giving priority to developing countries, as well as marginalized or disadvantaged communities. Deadline for receipt of applications: 31 October 2015. To prepare an application, (...)  


>> Different jobs at UNESCO headquaters 

PROGRAMME SPECIALIST (SOCIAL AND HUMAN SCIENCES) - 5EGSHS0003RP (P-3) Work Location : EG-Cairo Job Posting : Mar 18, 2015 Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : May 18, 2015 DIRECTOR, DIVISION OF SCIENCE POLICY AND CAPACITY-BUILDING - SC 370 (D-1) Work Location : FR-Paris Job Posting : Mar 13, 2015 Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : May 13, 2015 DIRECTOR, DIVISION FOR HERITAGE AND WORLD HERITAGE CENTRE - CLT 002 (D-2) Work Location : FR-Paris Job Posting : Mar 2, 2015 Deadline (...)  


>> UNESCO calls for proposals to produce gender programming guidelines for community radio 

UNESCO invites partners and contractors with experience in community radio practice and planning women’s participation in radio (ethical and legal aspects) to produce Gender Programming Guidelines for Community Radio. A track record of training women in radio production and framing radio content (practical and technical aspects); preparation of radio training manuals (background material, practical exercises, ice-breakers, additional resources) and proficient English or French language (...)  


>> Call for Nominations - 2014 UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Prize for the Promotion of Tolerance and Non-Violence  

UNESCO launches appeal to governmental and non-governmental entities, civil society actors and individuals active in strengthening foundations for peace and tolerance and to all who are committed to respect for diversity of our world’s cultures, our forms of expression and ways of being human, to propose candidates for the 2014 UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Prize for the Promotion of Tolerance and Non-Violence. It is awarded every two years to individuals, institutions and other entities or (...)  


>> Job vacancy: Director, International Institute For Educational Planning 

Title : DIRECTOR, INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR EDUCATIONAL PLANNING Domain : Education - Educational Planning and Management Post Number : IEP 801 Grade : D-2 Organizational Unit : EDUCATION SECTOR Primary Location : FR-Paris Recruitment open to : Internal and external candidates Type of contract : Fixed Term Annual Salary : 183861 US Dollar (USD) Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : May 10, 2014 OVERVIEW OF THE FUNCTIONS OF THE POST The International Institute for Educational Planning (...)  


>> PRE-SELECTED PROJETS TO BE SENT TO UNESCO PP 2014-2015 

NUMBER PROJECT TITLE ACTIVITIES TO BE FUNDED AMOUNT REQUIRED BENEFICIARY AREA 01 ICT training& equipment of Blind Students Equipement & Formation 24,651$ Association Nyarugenge Blind Sport Special Needs Education 02 Capability and mindset towards self reliance TV talk shows, & Training 25,745$ NGO Prosperity Rwanda Young Empowerment in skills & literacy 03 Empowering Girls’ education in ICT ICT LAB Equipment (Desktops) 24,627$ FAWE Girls (...)  


>> PP Projects 2014-2015 Received By CNRU 

Number Inyito y’Umushinga Ibisabwa + Total y’amafaranga Nyirumushinga Area 01 Formation en Informatique d’étudiants non voyants (aveugles) Equipement & Formation: 24,651$ Association Nyarugenge Blind Sport Special Needs Education 02 Capability and mindset towards self reliance TV talk shows, & Training ...........................................25,745$ NGO Prosperity Rwanda Young Empowerment in skills & literacy 03 Empowering Girls’ education in ICT (...)  


>> Vacance de postes de differents Directeurs à l’UNESCO 

La Commission Nationale Rwandaise por l’ UNESCO a le plaisir d’annoncer aux candidats potentiels la vacance de postes suivant au sein de l’Organisation des Nations unies pour l’éducation, la science et la culture, UNESCO en sigle : vacance de postes à l’UNESCO 1. DIRECTEUR, INSTITUT DE STATISTIQUE DE L’UNESCO - 1CAUIS0001ST (D-2 ) Lieu d’affectation : CA-Montréal Publication d’offre : 13 janv. 2014 Clôture des candidatures : (Minuit heure de Paris) : 13 mars 2014 2. CONSEILLER JURIDIQUE ET (...)  


>> PhosAgro/ UNESCO/IUPAC Research Grant in Green Chemistry up to $30,000 

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>> CALL FOR CONSULTANCY 

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>> Kwakira imishinga muri gahunda ya PP/UNESCO/2014-2015 

KOMISIYO Y’IGUHUGU IKORANA NA UNESCO (CNRU) inejejwe no kumenyesha ababyifuza bose ( ibigo, amashuri, Minisiteri, abantu ku giti cyabo, NGOs nyarwanda, amashyirahamwe) bafite imishinga icirirtse irebana n’uburezi, umuco, ubumenyi/ikoranabuhanga n’itangazamakuru, ko bayizana kuri CNRU kuva ku wa 02/12/2013 kugeza ku wa 15/01/2014 mu masaha n’iminsi y’akazi. Ibindi bisabwa ngo umushinga wakirwe: 1. Ibaruwa yo gusaba yohererezwa umuyobozi mukuru wa UNESCO inyujijwe kuri CNRU; 2. Ibaruwa yo (...)  


>> ABEMEREWE GUKORA IKIZAMINI KU MWANYA WA IT OFFICER 

NB. Kwinjira mu kizamini uzerekana Dipolome “Original” cyangwa Kopi iriho umukono wa Notaire Itariki n’aho ikizamini kizabera bizatangazwa vuba kuri Radiyo Rwanda. N° Names and Sex Academic Degree 01 HABIMANA Ezechiel (M) Bachelor of Computer Sc. And systems 02 KARENZI Geoffrey (M) Bachelor of Computer Science 03 MWIZERWA Hubert (M) Provisional certificate Bachelor of Computer Science 04 SHIMIRWA Dominique (...)  


>> Result for written test and interview for the post of: “Director of Communication, Information and Documentation”  

N° Names Points Observation Written and Pracrical Test ..../50 Interview ..../50 Total .../100 1 MUKANKUSI Philomene 40.75 36.50 77.25 The candidate has successfully passed all the tests and she is recommended for the post (...)  


>> Appel à candidatures pour le Programme des cours spécialisés 2014 de l’IIPE/UNESCO 

Le Directeur Réf.: IIEP/ Prg.TEP/2013.325 le 31 octobre 2013 UNESCO/ Institut international de planification de l’éducation (IIPE) Programme des cours spécialisés (PCS) en planification et gestion de l’éducation Appel à candidatures pour la session 2014 Madame/Monsieur, L’Institut international de planification de l’éducation de l’UNESCO invite les candidats à déposer leur demande de candidature à la prochaine session de son Programme des cours spécialisés (...)  


>> UNESCO Post vacancies 

UNESCO is seeking a new Director to lead the Education for All Global Monitoring Report (GMR) Team. The GMR is the world’s foremost publication on education. It monitors progress towards the Education for All (EFA) goals agreed at the World Education Forum in Dakar (Senegal) in 2000, identifies promising education policies, and analyzes major themes. To apply please send your application letter and CV (in UNESCO’s format) to Education for all Global Monitoring Report, Education Sector, (...)  


>> Shortlist for the candidates to the post of Director of Communication 

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