Exhibition announcement

PRESS RELEASE Two Hundred Year Old Register of Slaves to go on Exhibit at National Museum (St. Christopher National Trust) St. Kitts and Nevis – November 29, 2017: One of the country’s most important surviving documents from the 19th century will go on public exhibit for the first time this weekend at the National Museum… read more →

04 Dec 2017
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Statement by Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO, on the occasion of the Withdrawal by the United States of America from UNESCO

Paris, 12 October– After receiving official notification by the United States Secretary of State, Mr Rex Tillerson, as UNESCO Director-General, I wish to express profound regret at the decision of the United States of America to withdraw from UNESCO. Universality is critical to UNESCO’s mission to strengthen international peace and security in the face of.. read more →

17 Oct 2017
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International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

  The St. Kitts-Nevis National Commission for UNESCO is pleased to inform the general public that International Day for the Eradication of Poverty in which the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is the lead agency will be commemorated on October 17th. The theme for this year is “Answering the Call of October.. read more →

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty – 17 October 2017 Message by Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development promises to leave no one behind, and calls for eradicating poverty by 2030. For this, we need swift action by Governments to translate the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into effective policies that are supported with appropriate resources. The 2030 Agenda is ambitious — we need ambitious measures to take.. read more →

World Teachers’ Day 2017: Joint Message from UNESCO, ILO, UNICEF, UNDP and Education International

  Teachers are a critical foundation of every society’s long-term strength — providing children, young people and adults with the knowledge and skills they need to fulfill their potential. But around the world, far too many teachers don’t have the freedom and support they need to do their vitally important jobs. That is why the.. read more →

05 Oct 2017
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