Promoting intellectual dialogue among stakeholders
Celebrating cultural diversity, heritage & creativity
Education for all
Science for peace & sustainable development
Social inclusion & Intercultural dialogue
Freedom of expression & access to information
KNATCOM National Cultural Celebrations
International meetings for partnership
Promoting peace and sustainable development
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.
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.
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.