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Latin America and the Caribbean

Belize
Belize National Commission for UNESCO
General Information
English NameBelize National Commission for UNESCO
French NameCommission nationale de Belize pour l'UNESCO
Address

West Block, Belmopan
Belize

Phone(501) 822-2380/0385/2698
Fax(501) 822-3389
E-mailmoeeducation@moe.gov.bz
Correspondence LanguageENGLISH
Office Holders
NameHon. Patrick Faber *
TitlePresident
Election Date16 January 2009
Mandated duration
StartedJanuary 2009
Type of Appointment* Ex Officio
Government PostMinister of Education

NameHon. Pablo Marin
TitleVice-President
Election Date16 January 2009
Mandated duration
StartedJanuary 2009

NameMs Dianne Haylock
TitleVice-President
Election Date16 January 2009
Mandated duration
StartedJanuary 2009

NameMr Roosvelt Blades
TitleSecretary General
Election Date1August 2017
Mandated duration
StartedAugust 2017

Description
Date and Method of Creation1984
Structure of the CommissionCulture: Representatives from the National Institute of Culture and History
Education: Officer from the Ministry of Education and a representative from the teaching profession
Science: Representative from Coastal Zone
Communication: a Representative from Channel 5 and from Love FM
Committees/Sub-Committees Details
Number of Committees or Sub-Committees4
Sub-committee Topics[X] Education
[X] Science
[X] Culture
[X] Communication
Interaction with UNESCO and National Commissions
OverviewThe Belize National Commission for UNESCO receives sporadic invitations from other National Commissions to participate in meetings, seminars and conferences. Besides, the Belize National Commission regularly shares information with other National Commissions, i.e. on books, reports, newsletters and so on. The National Commission and UNESCO Field Offices exchange correspondence and information.