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Jamaica to Host UNESCO Conference in June


Senator Ruel Reid, Minister of Education, Youth and Development met with a delegation from UNESCO  Caribbean who paid a courtesy call at his National Heroes Circle office on Thursday (April 21). The UNESCO team, led by Director Katherine Grigsby, discussed with Minister Reid the Sub-regional Conference on the Confintea VI to be held in Montego Bay, St. James from June 22-23, 2016.  The theme will be “Youth & Adult Education Strategies in Lifelong Learning: Perspective in the Caribbean”.  

UNESCO sought the Minister’s agreement to host the conference which will be attended by Education Ministers within the region.