Database of National Commissions for UNESCO

Latin America and the Caribbean

Honduras
Comisión Hondureña de Cooperación con la UNESCO
General Information
English NameHonduras Commission for Cooperation with UNESCO
Spanish NameComisión Hondureña de Cooperación con la UNESCO
Address

Edificio RAP cubiculopo 406
Contiguo HONDUTEL
Entrada Residencial Plaza
TEGUCIGALPA M.D.C.
Honduras

Phone(504) 2228 6250/6251 ext. 1221
(504) 22323356, ext 36 (SG)
E-mailcounescohn@yahoo.com
Correspondence LanguageESPAÑOL
Office Holders
NameDr Marlon Escoto*
TitleChairperson
StartedFebruary 2014
Type of Appointment*ex officio
Government PostMinister of Education

NameSra. Hilda Muñoz Tábora
TitleSecretaria Permanente
Election DateMayo 2010
Mandated duration
StartedMay 2010

Description
Date and Method of Creation1948
Structure of the CommissionThe National Commission of Honduras is composed of the Presidency, the Executive Committee, a Secretariat, 4 National Sections (Associate Schools, World Heritage, Education for All and Science and Technology) and Specialized Committees.

Committees are created according national priorities. These are:
Education for All
Higher Education
Associated Schools
World Cultural Heritage
Bio Diversity
Science and Technology
Human Rights and Culture of Peace
Foros Juveniles
Members/CompositionThe National Commission of Honduras is composed of the following 14 members:
- The representative of the Ministry of Education as Chairperson
- The representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
- The representative of the Secretariat of Culture, Arts and Sports
- The representative of the Secretariat of Natural Resources and Environment
- The representative of Honduras Council for Sciences and Technology
- The representative of the Secretariat of Technical Cooperation
- The representative of the Private Universities befor the National Council of Education
- The representative of the Higher Education Council of the Autonomous University of Honduras
- 2 representatives of Foundations or Non Profit Private Organizations
- The representative of the Foro Nacional de Convergencia (FONAC)
- The permanent Secretary
- The Coordinator of the UNESCO Associated Schools Network
- The Coordinator of UNESCO Clubs
Interaction with UNESCO and National Commissions
OverviewThe National Commission is cooperating with UNESCO Secretariat, UNESCO Offices, UNESCO Clubs, parliamentarians, Associated Schools, national institutions, NGOs, other National Commissions and the private sector.