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KNATCOM - Service to Kenya and UNESCO

Who we are
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 73rd Member and in line with UNESCO Constitution of 1945.
Our Vision

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

Our Mandate
KNATCOM’s mandate is to promote Kenya’s national interests in UNESCO and UNESCO’s international interests in Kenya, regionally and globally in the areas of Education, Sciences, Culture, and Communication and Information.
Our Mission

To promote building of peace, eradication of poverty, sustainable development and intellectual dialogue through education, sciences, culture, communication and information

UNESCO Areas of Competence

News and Updates

The PS, State Department of Basic education, MoE Dr Belio Kipsang with the Ag.SG KNATCOM Dr James Njogu plant a tree during the official opening of the High Level Conference and workshop on Climate Change Education at Ole Sereni Hotel,Nairobi on 27th November 2023
World Kiswahili Language Day - 7th July: The 2023 theme: Cultural Expressions and Creative Arts
Mt. Elgon Biosphere Reserve in Kenya and Uganda enjoined and designated as second UNESCO Transboundary Biosphere Reserve in Africa
KNATCOM Marks 10 years as a State corporation and celebrates the 4th National Cultural fete at KICC.
The Ministry of Education and KNATCOM together with partners are currently sensitizing Education Officers in charge of sports, teachers and other stakeholders on the importance of the Policy to pupils, students and the country.

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Our Esteemed Stakeholders,
We are pleased to inform you that the Kenya National Commission for UNESCO has rebranded with a new logo. This is in compliance with UNESCO’s recommendations following a change of its logo as part of the ongoing Strategic Transformation Agenda which began in 2018. The National Commissions for UNESCO are part of this transformation process.

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