KNATCOM

Service to Kenya and UNESCO

WHO WE ARE

A leading organization in the advancement of peace, sustainable development and intellectual collaboration

The Kenya National Commission for UNESCO (KNATCOM) was established in 1964 as a Department under the then Ministry of Education. This establishment was subsequent to Kenya’s Membership to UNESCO in April 7, 1964 as the 73rdMember and in line with UNESCO Constitution of 1945.

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Service to Kenya and UNESCO

UNESCO’s Response to COVID-19

Today, we stand in solidarity with everyone infected and affected by COVID-19.
In this unprecedented public health crisis, our thoughts go to the sick and all those who lost loved ones to coronavirus.

KNATCOM DISSEMINATION OF THE RESEARCH REPORT ON THE IMPACT OF FGM/C AND CHILD MARRIAGE ON GIRLS TRANSITIONING FROM PRIMARY TO SECONDARY SCHOOL EDUCATION IN KAJIADO AND NAROK COUNTIES

The right to education is a key principal underpinning the Education for Sustainable Goal (SDG4).  The practice of FGM/C and child marriages still exists, thus infringing on the girl child’s right to education.

UNESCO STEPS UP EMERGENCY RESPONSE TO MINIMIZE LEARNING DISRUPTION WORLDWIDE

In response to a surge in school and university closures to contain the spread of COVID-19, UNESCO on Tuesday convened a global videoconference of high education officials to step up the emergency response and share strategies to minimize learning disruption worldwide.

INDUCTION OF INTERNS IN THE EDUCATION PROGRAMME

The Education programme in KNATCOM has received two (2) young professionals on internship and one on attachment. The induction programme was held on 5th March 2020 at the Kenya National Commission for UNESCO Boardroom.