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América Latina y el Caribe

República Dominicana
Comisión Nacional Dominicana para la UNESCO
Información General
Nombre en inglésDominican Republic National Commission for UNESCO
Nombre en francésCommission nationale de la République dominicaine pour l'UNESCO
Nombre en españolComisión Nacional de la República Dominicana para la UNESCO

Biblioteca Nacional Pedro Henríquez Ureña
3er piso, Plaza de la Cultura,
Calle César Nicolás Penson, N°.91
Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional
República dominicana

Correo electrónicointerinstitucionales@cndu.gob.do; comisionunesco@cndu.gob.do
Sitio Web de Comisiones Nacionaleshttp://www.cndu.gob.do; www.facebook.com; www.twitter.com
Lengua de correspondenciaESPAÑOL
NombreArq. Eduardo Selman
ComenzóMayo 2018

NombreDr. Luis O. Brea Franco
TítuloSecretario General
ComenzóMayo 2017

NombreJenny Acosta
TítuloEncargada de Relaciones Interinstitucionales
ComenzóSeptiembre 2017

Fecha y Modalidad de CreaciónOn 14 November 1957 by a presidential decree
EstatutoGubernamental (1 Ministerio)
Ministerio de TutelaMinistry of Culture
Fechas de LegislaciónEl texto judicial fue aceptado19/02/1965 y revisado por última vez el
LegislaciónThe Commission was first established in 1957 (14/11/1957) as a Commission for Intellectual Cooperation by the Presidential Mandate n° 3297. It was then reorganized and became "National Commission for UNESCO" in February 1965 (Presidential Mandate n° 2147). Since then, the Commission has undertaken and finalized various restructuring processes (1971, 1975, 1992)
Centro de documentaciónThe Documentation Centre is in process of catalogation and digitalisation.
Estructura de la ComisiónThe National Commission consists of the following bodies:
- The General Assembly;
- Five Programme Committees: Education; Culture; Science and Technology; Social Sciences; Information and Communication.
- The Secretariat.

Miembros/ComposiciónThe Membership of the National Commission is composed of representatives of the Government, national institutions, NGOs, and distinguished personalities -designated for their personal competence.
Comité EjecutivoThe Commission has no Executive Committee. Plannig and consultation process include the Chairperson, the Secretary-General, the Deputy Secretary-General along with coordinators of the sub-commissions (see below) and the Permanent Delegate. Within the implementation of changes since 1997 a collaboration modality was designed through sub-commissions according to the areas of competence of UNESCO fields of action were called to offer suggestions, write proposals and prepare draft resolutions. The present decision is to designate one specialist per subject area as a regular collaborator who would also consult other specialists for specific actions.
Asamblea GeneralComposed of 32 members representing the relevant Ministries (Culture; Economy, Planning and Development; Education; Higher Education, Science and Technology; Youth; Environment and Natural Resources; Foreign Affairs; and Tourism), Programme and National Committees; UNESCO Chairs, Clubs and ASPnet; universities; professional associations; non-governmental organizations; and individual experts.
Meets once a year.
Comités o SubcomitésThe National Commission consists of five Programme Committees:
1. Subcommittee of Education
a) ASPNET Advisory Council
2. Subcommittee of Culture
a) Dominican`s Memory of the World Committee
3. Subcommittee of Exact and Natural Sciences
4. Subcommittee of Social Sciences
a) Dominican's Bioethics Committee
5. Subcommittee of Information and Communication
Detalles sobre los Subcomités
Cantidad de Comités o Subcomités5
PeriodicidadWhen required
Temas de Subcomités[X] Educación
[X] Ciencias
[X] Ciencias Sociales
[X] Cultura
[X] Comunicación
Interacción con UNESCO y otras Comisiones Nacionales
DescripciónThe Dominican National Commission maintains working relations with some UNESCO Field Offices, such as those in San José, Guatemala and Havana.

The Commission collaborates with the National Commissions of the LAC Region and the Commissions of Cuba and Germany for specific activities.
República Dominicana y UNESCO : Hacia Nuevas Formas de Cooperación
Medios de comunicación social