Contact addresses of National Commissions for UNESCO UNESCO
(in English alphabetical order)

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V Y Z

Afghanistan


Président honoraire : Dr Assadullah Hanif Balkhi

Secretary-General : Mr Mohammad Shakir Habibyar



Afghan National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Afghanistan National Commission for UNESCO
Ministry of Education, Mohammad Jan Khan Watt Kabul - Afghanistan

Fax : +93202103848
E-mail : unesco.natcom@moe.gov.af; dl.afghanistan@unesco-delegations.org
Year established : 1948

 

Albania


President : Ms Lindita Nikolla

Secretary-General : Mr Sokol Gjoka



Commission nationale albanaise pour l' UNESCO
Address : Ministria e Puneve të Jashtme
Zyra e UNESCO
Bulevard Zhan d'Ark
Tirana
Albania

Phone : +355 43 640 90 ext.127
Fax : +355 4 23 62 084; +355 4 23 62 085

E-mail : unesco.al@mfa.gov.al; sokol.gjoka@mfa.gov.al (SG)
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.unesco.al
Year established : août 1959

 

Algeria


Présidente : S.Exc. Madame Nouria BENGHABRIT

Secrétaire général : Mr Mourad Mahmoudi



Commission nationale algérienne pour l'éducation, la science et la culture
Address : Palais Mustapha Bacha
06 Avenue de l'indépendance
16000 ALGER
Algérie

Phone : (213-21) 66 86 24
Fax : (213-21) 66 82 83
E-mail : natcomalgerie@unesco.dz
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : www.unesco.dz
Year established : 18 avril 1963 par Décret présidentiel

 

Andorra


Président : M. Josep Dallerès

Secrétaire général : M. Jean-Michel Armengol



Comissió Nacional Andorrana per a la UNESCO
Address : C/ Prat de la Creu, 68-76
AD500 Andorra la Vella
Principat d'Andorre

Phone : (+376) 825 700 (direct);

Fax : (+376) 861 911 (direct);

E-mail : cnau.unesco@andorra.ad; jmarmengol@andorra.ad;
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.unesco.ad
Year established : 23 février 1996

 

Angola


Président : Mme Maria Cândida Teixeira

Secrétaire permanent : M. Manuel Teodoro Quarta



Commission nationale angolaise pour l'UNESCO
Address : C.P. 1451
LUANDA
Angola

Phone : (244.222) 33 70 10;
(244.222) 33 70 13;
(244.91) 25 04 714 (portable SG)

Fax : (244.222) 39.21.38 (Com.nat.)
E-mail : unesco2@snet.co.ao;mtquarta@hotmail.com (SG)
Year established : 1 Septembre 1980

 

Anguilla


Ministry of Finance, Economic Development Investment Commerce and Tourism
Address : PO Box 60 ,
The Secretariat ,
The Valley ,
Anguilla
BWI

E-mail : jasmingarraway@yahoo.com

 

Antigua and Barbuda


Chaiperson : The Hon. Michael Browne

Secretary-General : Dr. Reginald Murphy



Antigua and Barbuda National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Education, Culture, and Technology
Church Street
St. John's
Antigua W.I.
Antigua and Barbuda

Phone : (1-268) 462.4959
Fax : (1-268) 462.4970
E-mail : regmurphy@hotmail.com (SG); unescoantiguabarbuda@gmail.com
Year established : 1988

 

Argentina


Presidente : Lic. Esteban José Bullrich

Secretario : Dr. Francisco MIGUENS CAMPOS



Comisión Nacional Argentina de Cooperación con la UNESCO
Address : Paraguay 1657, 3er piso, of. 301 / 302
C1062ACA Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires
República Argentina

Phone : (+54 11) 4129-1152 / 4129-1156
Fax : (54 11) 41 29 11 57; (54 11) 41 29 12 85
E-mail : fmiguens@me.gov.ar, conaplu@me.gov.ar
Year established : October 1958 as a Governmental body

 

Armenia


President : Mr. Edward Nalbandian *

Secretary-General : Mr Vahram Kazhoyan



Armenian National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Government House 2
3, Vazgen Sargsian Street
0010 Yerevan
Armenia

Phone : (374-10) 54-40-41 (Ext. 212)
Fax : (374-10) 54-39-25
E-mail : v.kazhoyan@mfa.am (SG); a.karapetyan@mfa.am; l.eyramjyan@mfa.am; g.yedigaryan@mfa.am
Year established : 10 October 1992

 

Aruba


President : Mr Luc Alofs

Secretary-General : Ms Zetsia Ponson



Aruba National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Zoutmanstraat 1
Oranjestad
Aruba


Phone : (297) 583-5863
(297) 582-7939

E-mail : unescoaruba@gmail.com;
Year established : 1987

 

Australia


Chairperson : Ms Annmaree O’Keeffe AM

Secretary General : Mr Adam Illman



Australian National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
R.G. Casey Building
John McEwen Crescent
Barton
Australian Capital Territory, 0221
Australia
Australia

Phone : +612 6261 1555
+612 6261 2037

Fax : +612 6112 2037
E-mail : natcom.unesco@dfat.gov.au
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.dfat.gov.au/intorgs/unesco/
Year established : 29 April 1947 by a decision of the federal Cabinet

 

Austria


President : Dr. Eva Nowotny

Secretary-General : Ms Gabriele Eschig



Austrian Commission for UNESCO
Address : Universitätsstraße 5/4. Floor/12
A-1010 Vienna
Austria

Phone : (43-1) 526 13 01
Fax : (43-1) 526 13 01 - 20
E-mail : oeuk@unesco.at; eschig@unesco.at (SG)
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.unesco.at
Year established : 30 June 1949

 

Azerbaijan


Chairperson : M. Elmar Mammadyarov*

Secretary-General : Mr Elnur Sultanov



National Commission of the Republic of Azerbaijan for UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Shikhali Gurbanov Str. 4
1009 Baku
Azerbaijan

Phone : (994.12) 596 93 22;
(994.12) 596 90 72;

Fax : (994.12) 596 94 07
E-mail : unesco@mfa.gov.az;
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : www.unesco.az
Year established : 21 February 1994

 

Bahamas


Secretary-General : Dr. Leon Higgs



Bahamas National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Education, Science & Technology
P.O. Box N-3913
13 East Avenue, Nassau
The Bahamas

Nassau
Bahamas

Phone : 1-242-322-4070/72/73/80
E-mail : lhiggsunescobahamas@gmail.com
Year established : 6 January 1991 by a Cabinet Decree

 

Bahrain


Chairperson : Dr Majed Ali Al Noaimi *

Secretary General : Mrs Lubna Selaibeekh



Bahrain National Commission for UNESCO
Address : P.O. Box 43
Manama
Bahrain

Phone : (00973) 17783091

Fax : (973) 17 68 11 04

E-mail : bahrainnatcom@moe.gov.bh
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.education.gov.bh (Mineduc)
Year established : 7 October 1967

 

Bangladesh


Chairman : Mr Nurul Islam Nahid

Secretary General : Mr. Md Sohorab Hossain

Secretary : Mr Md. Monjur Hossain



Bangladesh National Commission for UNESCO
Address : 1, Sonargaon Road
Palassy
Nilkhet
Dhaka-1205
Bangladesh

Phone : (88 02) 967.5002
(88 02) 961.2997

Fax : +880 2 9514114/8613420/9662007
E-mail : natcombd@yahoo.com;
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.bncu.gov.bd
Year established : April 1973

 

Barbados


Chairperson : Ms Allisandra Cummins

Deputy Chairperson : Mr. Laurie King

Secretary General : Ms Juliette Griffith



Barbados National Commission for UNESCO
Address : The Elsie Payne Complex
Constitution Road
St Michael
Barbados

Phone : (1.246) 430 27 02 (Sec-Gen); (1.246) 430 27 89 (Gen-Office)
Fax : (1.246) 436 24 11 FAX
E-mail : unescobgi@mes.gov.bb; alissandra.cummins@gmail.com;
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://mes.gov.bb
Year established : 1970

 

Belarus


President : Mr Vladimir Makei*

Secretary-General : Mr Vadim Pisarevich

Assistant Secretary-General : Ms Natalya Schasnovich



Commission of the Republic of Belarus for UNESCO
Address : 19 Lenin street
220030 Minsk
Belarus

Phone : (375.17) 227 83 16

Fax : (375.17) 227 83 16
375 17 227 45 21

E-mail : su@mfa.gov.by
Year established : 1956

 

Belgium


Président de la Commission flamande pour l’UNESCO : Prof. Marc Vervenne

Président de la Commission belge francophone et germanophone pour l’UNESCO : M. Philippe Busquin

Secrétaire général de la Commission belge francophone et germanophone pour l’UNESCO : M. Marien Faure

Secrétaire général de la Commission flamande pour l’UNESCO : Mme Eva Haeverans



Commissions belges pour l'UNESCO
Address : Secretariat of the Flemish Commission for UNESCO
Foreign Affairs Division
Boudewijnlaan 30 bus 80
1000 Brussels
Belgium

Sécretariat de la Commission belge francophone et germanophone pour l’UNESCO
Place Sainctelette, 2
1080 Bruxelles
Belgique


Phone : - Commission flamande pour l’UNESCO: +32 (0)2 553 54 45 (SG)
- Commission belge francophone et germanophone pour l’UNESCO: + 32(0)2 421 85 70 (SG)

Fax : Commission flamande pour l’UNESCO: +32 (0)2 553 60 37 (SG)
Commission belge francophone et germanophone pour l'UNESCO +32-2-421.87.69

E-mail : marc.vervenne@gbeg.kuleuven.be (Pt); eva.haeverans@iv.vlaanderen.be (SG); m.faure@wbi.be (SG); dl.belgium@unesco-delegations.org
Year established : 1948

 

Belize


President : Hon. Patrick Faber *

Vice-President : Hon. Pablo Marin

Vice-President : Ms Dianne Haylock

Secretary-General : Dr. Rudolph Anthony Jr.



Belize National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Belize National Commission for UNESCO
The Old CET Building
Cor. St Joseph and St Thomas Street
Belize-City
Belize

Phone : (501) 223 6018

E-mail : unesco.secgen@moe.gov.bz (SG)
Year established : 1984

 

Benin


Ministre des Enseignements Maternel et Primaire : Monsieur Salimane KARIMOU

Secrétaire générale : Madame Adélaïde Fassinou Allagbada



Commission nationale béninoise pour l'UNESCO (CNBU)
Address : B.P. 520
PORTO-NOVO
Benin

Phone : (229) 20 22 00 66;
(229) 95 84 20 34 (SG, Tel./fax)
(229) 97 98 19 95 (SG portable)
(+229) 96 66 47 27 (Président)
(+229) 94 87 79 36 (Président)

Fax : )
E-mail : spcnbu@yahoo.fr; fassinoudede@yahoo.fr (SG); salimane.karimou@yahoo.com
Year established : 20 mars 1963 par Décret

 

Bhutan


Chairperson : Mr Norbu Wangchuk

Secretary-General : Mr Karma Yeshey



Bhutan National Commission for UNESCO
Address : 1-7 Wogmin Lam
Namgay Chholing
Ministry of Education
Thimphu
Bhutan

Phone : (975)-2- 334322
E-mail : wbidha@moe.gov.bt; unesco@moe.gov.bt
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.education.gov.bt
Year established : October 1986

 

Bolivia (Plurinational State of)


Presidente : Lic. Roberto Ivan AGUILAR GOMEZ

Secretario Permanente : Lic. Ronald Jesús BARRANCOS TORREZ



Comisión Nacional Boliviana para la UNESCO
Address : Todo Correo tiene que ser dirigido al Presidente de la Comisión Nacional
Phone : (591-2) 244-1200 (SG)
(591-2) 244-0160
(591) 7053-3873 (SG movil)

Fax : (591-2) 244-0864;
(591-2) 244-0376

E-mail : ronalddiplom@gmail.com
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.minedu.gob.bo (Mineduc)
Year established : 1955

 

Bosnia and Herzegovina


President : Mr Adil Osmanovic*

Secretary General : Ms Biljana Camur Veselinovic



National Commission of Bosnia and Herzegovina for UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Civil Affairs
Trg BIH 1
BA - 71000 Sarajevo
Bosnia and Herzegovina

Phone : (387) 33.492.552 (SG);
(387) 33.492.598;

Fax : (387) 33.492.632

E-mail : biljana.camur@mcp.gov.ba (SG); jelena.vukovic@mcp.gov.ba;
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.mcp.gov.ba / www.unescobih.mcp.gov.ba
Year established : 1993

 

Botswana


Chairperson : Dr Alfred Madigele

Secretary General : Ms. Nnosang Mhutsiwa

Permanent Secretary : Dr. Theophilus Mooko

Senior Secretary : Mrs Nebuthu Tiego



Botswana National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Education
Private Bag 005
Gaborone
Botswana

Phone : (267) 365 61 63 (Pres);
(267) 365 54 80 (SG);
(267) 367 54 63 (PS)

Fax : (267) 390 70 35

E-mail : nmhutsiwa@gov.bw ; dbmodimakwane@gov.bw ; pqkenosi@gov.bw ; tkgotlaetsile@gov.bw ; pbareetsi@gov.bw ; semaseko@gov.bw
Year established : September 1983 by a Presidential Directive

 

Brazil


Chief of DAMC : Mr Gustavo da Veiga Guimarães



Division of Cultural and Multilateral Agreements (DAMC)
Address : Ministry of Foreign Relations
(Ministério das Relações Exteriores)
Esplanada dos Ministérios
Bloco H, Anexo 1, sala 408
70170-900 Brasília, DF
Brazil

Phone : (5561) 2030-8482

Fax : (55.61) -2030-8480
E-mail : damc@itamaraty.gov.br
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://dc.itamaraty.gov.br
Year established : 13 June 1946 by Law nr. 9.355

 

British Virgin Islands


Chairman : Hon. Myron Walwyn *

Secretary-General : Dr Allison Flax-Archer

Dr. Marcia Potter



British Virgin Islands National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Education and Culture
Central Administration Complex
Road Town
Tortola
British Virgin Islands

Phone : (284)468-2527
(284) 468-2528

E-mail : aflax-archer@gov.vg (SG)
Year established : 1996

 

Brunei Darussalam


Minister of Education and Chairperson : Hon. Pehin Dato Haji Suyoi bin Haji Osman

Secretary-General : Dr. Hajah Romaizah Binti Haji Md Salleh



Brunei Darussalam National Commission for UNESCO
Address : International Affairs Unit
Deputy Permanent Secretary (Core Education)’s Office
Ministry of Education
Brunei Darussalam

Contact for National Commission
Haji Aminuddin Bin Mohd Yaakub
Senior Education Officer
International Affairs Unit,
Ministry of Education
Brunei Darussalam.
Telephone : +6732381256
Fax: +6732380703
Email: aminuddin.yaakub@moe.gov.bn


Phone : 673 2381256 (BN)

Fax : 673 2380703 (BN)

E-mail : aminuddin.yaakub@moe.gov.bn
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.moe.gov.bn

 

Bulgaria


President : Mr Yuri Sterk*

Vice President : Ms Maria Spasova

Secretary-General : Mrs Iskra Andreeva



Commission nationale de la République de Bulgarie pour l'UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Foreign Affairs
B. P. 386
BG - 1040 SOFIA
Bulgarie

Phone : (359-2) 948 22 23 (SG)
(359-2) 873 48 71

Fax : (359-2) 973 33 41
E-mail : Iskra.andreeva@mfa.bg; unesco-bg@mfa.bg
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.unesco-bg.org
Year established : Le 17 mai 1956

 

Burkina Faso


President : M. Alkassoum MAIGA

Secrétaire général : Monsieur Sanmalmé Aristide DABIRE



Commission nationale burkinabé pour l'UNESCO
Address : Ministère des enseignements secondaire, supérieur et de la recherche scientifique
03 B.P. 7046
OUAGADOUGOU 03
Burkina Faso

Phone : (226) 50 30 72 15
0026 71 31 79 50
0026 77 97 14 34
0026 68 06 00 69

Fax : (226) 50 31 56 14


E-mail : conasco@fasonet.bf; sanmalme@yahoo.fr
Year established : 19 mai 1961 par Décret présidentiel

 

Burundi


Présidente : Dr. Janvière NDIRAHISHA

Secrétaire permanent : M Salvator Nyabenda

Secrétaire générale adjointe : Madame Céline NIMBONA



Commission nationale du Burundi pour l'UNESCO
Address : Ministère de l'Education nationale
Boulevard de l'Uprona
B.P. 1990
BUJUMBURA
Burundi

Phone : (257) 22 22 4517 (Secrétariat du Sec. perm.);
(257) 22 22 45 247(Secrétariat du Président);
(257) 22 22 37 55 (SG)
(257) 77 77 14 69 (SG portable)
(257) 71 30 00 02 (SG portable)
(257) 22 25 33 53 (Dir. Minéduc)

Fax : (257) 22 223755 (Sec. Permanent) ;
(257) 22 228477 (Minéduc)

E-mail : salvatornyabenda@ymail.com (SG)
Year established : 24 décembre 1964

 

Cambodia


Chair : Ms Phoeurng Sackona

Vice-Présidente : Mme Sun Saphoeurn

Secrétaire générale : Mme Tan Theany

Secrétaire général adjoint : M. Chuch Phoeurn

Secrétaire général adjoint : M. Yos Eang



Commission nationale du Cambodge pour l'UNESCO
Address : N° 74, Preah Sihanouk Avenue - B.P. 29
PHNOM PENH
Cambodge

Phone : (855-23) 210 369
Fax : (855-23) 210 369
E-mail : cambonac@gmail.com
Year established : 1951

 

Cameroon


Présidente : Mme Adjidja Youssouf *

Secrétaire général : M. Sally MAIRIGA



Commission nationale du Cameroun pour l'UNESCO
Address : B.P. 16536
YAOUNDE
Cameroun

Phone : (237) 2222-4996
(237) 2222-1122
(237) 2223-2501/9693-8311 (SG)

Fax : (237) 2222-1122 (Sec. Com. Nat.);
(237) 2222-4996 (Com.nat.)

E-mail : cnucameroun@yahoo.fr; owonada1985@yahoo.fr (SG);mengueango@yahoo.fr
Year established : 23 mai 1962

 

Canada


President : Dr Christina Cameron

Vice-President : Ms Danika Billie Littlechild

Secretary-General : Sébastien Goupil



Canadian Commission for UNESCO
Address : 150 Elgin Street
P.O. Box 1047
Ottawa, ON, K1P 5V8
Canada


Phone : (+ 1.613) 566 44 14 (ext. 4551);
From USA & Canada / A partir des USA et du Canada:
(1.800) 263 55 88 ( ext. 4551)

Fax : (+ 1.613) 566 44 05
E-mail : sebastien.goupil@unesco.ca (SG); angele.cyr@unesco.ca
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.unesco.ca
Year established : 14 June 1957

 

Cape Verde


Président : Mme Maritza ROSABAL PEÑA

Secrétaire permanente : Mme Maria da Gloria Rendall Ribeiro Serrano Santos



Commission nationale cap-verdienne pour l'UNESCO
Address : Caixa Postal 51-A
PRAIA - ILHA DE SANTIAGO
Cap-Vert

Phone : +238 262 13 61/14 69 (SG)
+238 991 74 78 (SG portable)
+ 238 262 14 89 (Standard)

Fax : (238) 262-45-44
E-mail : Antonio.CorreiaSilva@mesci.gov.cv (Chairperson); Sec-CNU@GOVCV.gov.cv; gloria.ribeiro@govcv.gov.cv (SG)
Year established : 1987 par Décret

 

Central African Republic


Président : S. Exc. M. Moukadas NOURE

Secrétaire général : Mme Georgette Florence Koyt-Deballe



Commission nationale centrafricaine pour l'UNESCO
Address : Ministère de l'Education nationale
B.P. 1583
BANGUI
République centrafricaine

Phone : +236 21 61 43 00 (SG)
+236 75 54 10 88 /+236 70 45 40 30/+236 72 42 26 41 (SG Mobile)
+ 236 72 50 56 96 / + 236 75 04 56 96(Président)

Fax : (236) 21.61.41.74
E-mail : gfdkoyt@gmail.com ; simiti1957@yahoo.com
Year established : 6 décembre 1961 par Décret présidentiel en tant qu'organe gouvernemental, restructurée le 06.08.2002

 

Chad


Président : M Ahmat Khazali ACYL*

Secrétaire général : M. Abdelkérim Adoum Bahar



Commission nationale tchadienne pour l'UNESCO
Address : B.P. 731
NDJAMENA
Tchad

Phone : (235) 22 51 46 71 (SG)
+235 66 28 18 63 (SG portable)

Fax : (235) 22 51 39 76
E-mail : abdelkerim_adoum@yahoo.fr;
Year established : 27 janvier 1960 par Arrêté présidentiel

 

Chile


President : Sra. Adriana DEL PIANO PUELMA

Secretaria Ejecutiva : Sra. Elizabeth Rubio Farias

Secretaria Adjunta : Sra. Claudia Paz Téllez Marín



Comisión Nacional Chilena de Cooperación con la UNESCO
Address : Dirección de Relaciones Internacionales y Género
Ministerio de Educación
Avenida Libertador Bernardo O´Higgins 1371, oficina 610
SANTIAGO DE CHILE
Chile

Phone : (56-2) 740 62 00
(56-2) 406 53 84
(56-2) 406 60 83



E-mail : Claudia.tellez@mineduc.cl
Year established : March 1958

 

China


Chair : Mr Tian Xuejun

Secretary-General : Mr DU Yue



National Commission of the People's Republic of China for UNESCO
Address : 37, Damucang Hutong Xidan
CN - 100816 Beijing
China

Phone : (86-10) 66 09 68 44 (General Policy and Admin Office);
(86-10) 66 09 65 53 (Div. Science and Culture);
(86-10) 66 09 62 49 (Div. Education)

Fax : (86-10) 66 01 79 12
E-mail : natcomcn@moe.edu.cn
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.unesco.org.cn/index.jsp (in Chinese only)
Year established : February 1979

 

Colombia


Presidente : Sra. Da. María Ángela HOLGUÍN CUELLAR *



Comisión Colombiana de Cooperación con la UNESCO
Address : Palacio de San Carlos
Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores
Carrera 5 N° 9-03
BOGOTA, D.C.
Colombia

Phone : (57-1) 3814270 / 3814271 (Directo)
(57-1) 3814000 Ext. 1646 / 1655 / 1775 (PBX)

Fax : (57-1) 3814747 Ext. 2402
E-mail : comisionunesco@cancilleria.gov.co
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.cancilleria.gov.co/unesco
Year established : 1947

 

Comoros


Président : M. Abdou MHOUMADI

Secrétaire général : M. Mohamed RADJAY Moustoifa



Commission nationale des Comores pour l'UNESCO
Address : Ministère de l'Education nationale
B.P. 2557
MORONI
Comores

Phone : +269 773 87 11 (SG)
+269 333 44 00 (SG portable)



Fax : (269) 73 08 91 (au travaux)
E-mail : comnat.comores@comorestelecom.km; saidabdouahamada@gmail.com
Year established : Septembre 1998 par Décret présidentiel

 

Congo


Président : M. Bruno Jean Richard Itoua

Secrétaire général : M. Gabriel Bokoumaka

Secretaire général adjoint : Gervais Marcelin N'DOKEKIA



Commission nationale congolaise pour l'UNESCO
Address : B.P. 493
BRAZZAVILLE
Congo

Phone : +242 05 554 65 58 (SG)
+242 06 666 80 13 (SG portable)



Fax : (242) 83 03 13
E-mail : gabrielbok@yahoo.fr;
Year established : janvier 1962

 

Cook Islands


Chair : Mr Henry Tuakeu Puna

Secretary General : Mrs Gail Townsend



Cook Islands National Commission for UNESCO
Address : PO Box 3097
Rarotonga
Cook Islands

Ms Gail Townsend
Secretary-General
PO Box 97
Rarotonga
Cook Islands




Phone : (682) 29 419

Fax : (682) 28 357 (SG)

E-mail : gail@education.gov.ck
Year established : 1993

 

Costa Rica


Presidente of the Executive Committee : Dra Rocío Solís Gamboa

Présidente : Excma. Sra. Da. Sonia Marta Mora Escalante

Secrétaire général a.i : Sr. José Rafael Alvarado Cortés



Comisión Costarricense de Cooperación con la UNESCO
Address : Av 1 Bis Calles 33 y 35. Barrio Escalante, de Intensa 50 m Este, Casa #3345
SAN JOSE

Phone : (506) 2224.43.20;
(506) 2225.51.12;
(506) 2283.75.27

Fax : (506) 224.43.20
E-mail : comisioncr@comisionunesco.cr
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.comisionunesco.cr
Year established : 7 November 1949

 

Côte d'Ivoire


Présidente : Mme Kandia Camara*

Secrétaire général : Docteur SORO N'golo Aboudou



Commission nationale ivoirienne pour l'UNESCO
Address : Ministère de l'Education nationale
B.P. V 297
ABIDJAN 01
Côte d'Ivoire

Phone : +225 22 44 05 49 (SG)
52 52 52 62 (SG portable)

Fax : (225) 22 44 06 83
E-mail : ngoloas@gmail.com
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://cote_ivoire.comnat.unesco.org
Year established : 12 avril 1961 par Décret

 

Croatia


President : Mr Radoslav Tomić

Deputy President : Kresimir Nemec

Secretary-General : Mrs Rut Carek



Croatian Commission for UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Culture
Runjaninova 2
10 000 Zagreb
Croatia

Phone : (385 1) 48 66 304
Fax : (385 1) 48 66 526
E-mail : unesco@min-kulture.hr; Rut.Carek@min-kulture.hr;
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.min-kulture.hr/unesco
Year established : July 1992

 

Cuba


Presidente : Sr Oscar León



Comisión Nacional Cubana para la UNESCO
Address : Ave. Kohly n° 151, esq. 32 Nuevo Vedado
La Habana
Cuba

Phone : 53-7-881-0088
53-7-882-2103
53-7-8810213

E-mail : cncu@cncu.minrex.gob.cu; oscarlg@cncu.minrex.gob.cu ;
Year established : 17 novembre 1947 par Décret présidentiel

 

Curaçao


President : The Hon. Marilyn M. Alcala-Wallé

Secretary General : Ms Marva C. Browne



Curaçao National Commission
Address : Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport
APC-Complex
Schouwburgweg 24/26
Willemstad
Curaçao

Phone : 599-9-434-3712
E-mail : marvabrowne@yahoo.com
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : www.natcomcuracao.org

 

Cyprus


President : Mrs Loukia Hadjigavriel

Secrtery-General : Mr. Pavlos Paraskevas

Officer : Antigoni Polyniki

Officer : Thekla Papantoniou



Cyprus National Commission for UNESCO
Address : 27 Ifigenias street, Strovolos
2007 Nicosia
Cyprus

Phone : +(357) 22 809809;
+(357) 22 809810

Fax : (+357) 22 809 873;

E-mail : unesco@culture.moec.gov.cy;
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.unesco.org.cy/english/index.shtm
Year established : February 1962

 

Czechia


President : Prof Stanislav Stech

Secretary-General : Ms Radka Bordes



Czech Commission for UNESCO (Ceska Komise pro UNESCO)
Address : Rytírská 31
110 00 Praha 1
Czech Republic

Phone : (420) 221.610.126
(420) 224 186 126

Fax : (420) 221.610.122
E-mail : unesco@mzv.cz
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.mzv.cz/unesco (in Czech and English)
Year established : June 1994

 

Democratic People's Republic of Korea


President, National Commission of Democratic People’s Republic of Korea for UNESCO : Mr Pak Myong Guk

Secretary-General : Mr KIM Chang Min



National Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea for UNESCO
Address : P.O. Box 44
Phone : (850-2) 382.72.22
Fax : (850-2) 381.46.60
E-mail : ri.kyong.il@undp.org
Year established : December 1974

 

Democratic Republic of the Congo


Président : M. Gaston Musemena

Secrétaire permanent : M. Liema Ibongo-Botie Lazare



Commission nationale de la République démocratique du Congo pour l'UNESCO
Address : B.P. 14
KINSHASA - Gombe G.C.
République démocratique du Congo

Phone : +243 12 510 02 51 (SG)
+243 81 521 55 67 (SG portable)
+243 12 510 02 52 (Assistante du SG)
+243 81 510 14 94 (Assistante du SG portable)

Fax : (243.88) 99.753 61 (Bureau UNESCO);

E-mail : comnat.rdc@gmail.com; lliemaib@gmail.com
Year established : 1967 par Ordonnance du Président de la République

 

Denmark


Chairperson : Mr Bo Manderup-Jensen

Secretary-General : Mr Jens Dalsgaard



The Danish National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Education
Department of Primary and Lower Secondary School and International Affairs
Frederiksholms Kanal 26
1220 Copenhagen K
Denmark


Phone : +45 3392 5000
Fax : +45 3392 5492

E-mail : unesco@uvm.dk; linda.nielsen@jur.ku.dk (Pt); Irene.holse@uvm.dk; Christina.Barfoed-Hoj@uvm.dk
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.unesco.dk
Year established : July 1947

 

Djibouti


Président : M. Moustapha Mohamed MAHAMOUD

Secrétaire général : M Isman Ibrahim Robleh



Commission nationale de Djibouti pour l'UNESCO
Address : B.P. N° 2102
Djibouti

Phone : +253 2135-6414 (SG)
+253 7781-1635 (SG portable)

Fax : (253) 35.68.19


E-mail : moustaphamedmoud@gmail.com; natcomdjib@gmail.com
Year established : 1991

 

Dominica


Chairperson : Hon. Peter Saint-Jean *

Secretary-General : Ms Sonia Williams



Dominica National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Educationand Human Resource Development
2nd Floor, Government Headquarters
Kennedy Avenue
Roseau
Commonwealth of Dominica

Phone : (1 767) 266.30.22 (Direct tel.);
(1 767) 448-2401 Ext. 3022
(1 767) 616-6060 (celular)

Fax : (1 767) 448-0644 (direct)
E-mail : soniadw50@hotmail.com (SG); unesco@cwdom.dm
Year established : November 1981

 

Dominican Republic


Presidente : Excmo. Sr. D. Pedro Vergés

Secretario General : Dr. Luis O. Brea Franco

Encargada de Relaciones Interinstitucionales : Jenny Acosta



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

Phone : 1+ 829-893-4745 ext. 2006
1+ 829-510-7915 (directo)

E-mail : interinstitucionales@cndu.gob.do; comisionunesco@cndu.gob.do
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.cndu.gob.do; www.facebook.com; www.twitter.com
Year established : On 14 November 1957 by a presidential decree

 

Ecuador


Presidente : María Fernanda Espinosa

Secretaría General : Sra. María Carola Iñiguez

Secretaría adjunta : Fabián Bedón Samaniego



Comisión Nacional Ecuatoriana de Cooperación con la UNESCO
Address : Comisión Nacional Ecuatoriana de la UNESCO
Av. 10 de Agosto y Carrión, Palacio de Najas
Quito
Ecuador

Phone : (593) 2993200 Ext.11490, 11494, 11500
E-mail : miniguez@cancilleria.gob.ec; fbedon@cancilleria.gob.ec
Year established : 1947

 

Egypt


President : H.E. Mr Khaled Abdel Ghaffar

Secretary-General : Dr Mohamed Hossam Eldin EL MALLAHY

Assistant Secretary-General : Mrs Zainab El Wakil



Egyptian National Commission for UNESCO
Address : 7, Shareh Ibrahim Abou-Al Naja
Block 1, Hayy Al-Sifarat
Emtedad Abbas El-Aqqad,
Madinet Nasr-Al-Qahera
Cairo
The Arab Republic of Egypt

Phone : (202) 23516196
Fax : (202) 23516325
E-mail : casm@imcu.sti.sci.eg; egnatcom@egnatcom.org.eg ; elwakeel@hotmail.com
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.egnatcom.org.eg
Year established : 1946

 

El Salvador


Presidente : Ingeniero Carlos Mauricio Canjura Linares

Secretario Ejecutivo : Lic. Francisco Humberto Castaneda

Secretaria tecnica : Inga. Lidia Angelica Moran



Comisión Nacional Salvadoreña de Cooperación con la UNESCO
Address : Ministerio de Educación
Edificio A-2, Plan Maestro
Centro de Gobierno
Alameda Juan Pablo II y calle Guadalupe
SAN SALVADOR
El Salvador

Phone : (503) 2592-2337

E-mail : comisionsv@gmail.com; lidia.moran@mined.gob.sv
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.mined.gob.sv
Year established : 1950

 

Equatorial Guinea


Président : M. Jesus Engonga Ndong

Secretario general : Monsieur Santiago Bivini Mangue



National Commission for UNESCO of Equatorial Guinea
Address : Ministerio de Educación, Ciencia y Deporte
Calle Rey
MALABO
Guinea Ecuatorial

Phone : 00240.2222.48114 (mobile SG)


Fax : (240 09) 43 61;
(240 09) 33 13

E-mail : nculu2015@gmail.com
Year established : 1981 sur la base de Décrets-Lois de 1981 et de 1985.

 

Eritrea


Chairperson : Mr Semere Russom *

Secretary-General : Mrs Mehret Iyob



Eritrea National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Education
Liberation Avenue
P.O. Box 1056
Asmara
Eritrea

Phone : (291 1) 12 78 17
(291 1) 12 78 18
(291 1) 11 57 26 (SG)
(291 1) 12 78 08 (Mineduc)

Fax : (291 1) 12 53 69

E-mail : natcomeri@gmail.com
Year established : 1995

 

Estonia


Chairperson : Dr Kristin Kuutma

Secretary-General : Ms Kerli Gutman

Deputy Secretary-General : Ms Margit Siïm



Estonian National Commission for UNESCO (UNESCO Eesti Rahvuslik Komisjon)
Address : 2, Pikk Street
EE - 10123 Tallinn
Estonia

Phone : (372-5) 028 475;
(372-6) 441-431;
(372-6) 313.757

Fax : (372-6) 313.757
E-mail : unesco@unesco.ee; margit.siim@unesco.ee; kerli.gutman@unesco.ee (SG)
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.unesco.ee (in Estonian only)
Year established : 17 August 1992

 

Ethiopia


President : Mr Shiferaw Tekelemariam

Secretary-General : Mr. Mebratu Berhan Berhe



Ethiopian National Office for UNESCO
Address : P.O. Box 2996
Addis Ababa
Ethiopia

Phone : (251.11.1) 55 25 19

Fax : (251.11.1) 55 16 55
E-mail : naueth@gmail.com (SG)
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.moe.gov.et (Mineduc website)
Year established : 31 January 1969 by a Government Order

 

Faroes


Chairperson : Mr Sigurd i Jakupsstovu

Secretary-General : Mr Martin Naes

Deputy Secretary-General : Ms Armgard Weihe



Faroese National Commission for UNESCO
Address : The Ministry of Education
Research and Culture
Hoyviksvegur 72
FO-100 Tórshavn
Faroe Islands
Web: www.mmr.fo

Phone : +298 306500

Fax : +298 306555

E-mail : martinn@mmr.fo (SG); armgardw@mmr.fo (DSG)
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : www.unesco.fo
Year established : May 2012, by appointment of the Minister of Education, Research and Culture

 

Fiji


Chairperson : Hon. Dr. Mahendra Reddy*

Secretary-General : Mrs Tupou Gavidi



Fiji National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Fiji National Commission for UNESCO
Ministry of Education
Private Mail Bag, Govt. Blds,
Suva
Fiji

Phone : +679 331 4477 (office)
+ 679 9231244 (SG mobile)

Fax : +679 330 3511
+679 331 9312 (SG)

E-mail : mahendra.reddy@education.gov.fj (Chair); tupou.gavidi@govnet.gov.fj (SG)
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.education.gov.fj
Year established : January 1993

 

Finland


Chairperson : Ms Jutta Urpilainen

Vice-Chairperson : Ms Johanna Maula

Secretary-General : Ms Zabrina Holmström



Finnish National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Education and Culture
International Relations
P.O Box 29
FIN-00023 Government
Finland

Phone : +358-295 3 30004 (switchboard)
+358-295 3 30114 (Sec-Gen.)

Fax : (358-9) 1607-6980

E-mail : unesco@minedu.fi; zabrina.holmstrom@minedu.fi
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.unesco.fi
Year established : 8 February 1957

 

France


Président : M. Daniel JANICOT

Vice-présidente : Mme Mercedes Erra

Secrétaire général adjoint : Alexandre Navarro



Commission nationale française pour l'UNESCO
Address : 57, Boulevard des Invalides
75700 PARIS 07 SP

Phone : +33(0)1.53.69.39.55 (Secrétariat)
Fax : +33(0)1.53.69.32.23


E-mail : Daniel.janicot@diplomatie.gouv.fr; alexandre.navarro@diplomatie.gouv.fr ; catherine.gallaud@diplomatie.gouv.fr
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.unesco.fr
Year established : 2 août 1946

 

Gabon


Président : S.Exc. M. Florentin MOUSSAVOU

Secrétaire Général Adjoint : M. Jean Claude Engo Bekui



Commission nationale gabonaise pour l'UNESCO
Address : Ministère de l'Education nationale
B.P. 264
LIBREVILLE
Gabon

Phone : (241) 01.72.20.49 (Secrétariat) ;
(241) 01 72 20 49 (SG)
(241) 04 24 44 80 (SG portable)

Fax : (241) 01.76.14.48 (Pt)
E-mail : comnatunescogabon@yahoo.fr
Year established : 5 janvier 1961 par Décret

 

Gambia


Chairperson : Ms Claudia Cole

Dr Fatoumatta Sisay-Joof

Secretary-General : Mr Ousmane Senghor

Senior Programme Officer II : Mrs Maimuna Sidibeh



Gambia National Commission for UNESCO
Address : P.O. Box 1133
Banjul
Gambia

Phone : (220) 422 52 14
(220) 422 52 75
(220)3361172 / 7561172 (SG mobile)

Fax : (220) 422 52 97
E-mail : momodousanneh@hotmail.com; senghoreousman@yahoo.fr
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.unesco.gm/
Year established : 11 March 1982 by a Cabinet decision

 

Georgia


President : Mr Mikheil Janelidze*

Vice-President : Ms. Khatuna ToTladze

Secretary-General : Ms Ketevan Kandelaki



Georgian National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Foreign Affairs
4, Chitadze Street
0118 Tbilisi
Georgia

Phone : +995 322 945000 (ext. 1912)

Fax : +995 322945001
E-mail : unesco@mfa.gov.ge; k.kandelaki@mfa.gov.ge (SG)
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.unesco.ge
Year established : October 1992

 

Germany


President : Mrs Dr. Verena Metze-Mangold

Vice-President : Prof. Dr. Christoph Wulf

Second Vice-President : Prof. Dr. Hartwig Lüdtke

Secretary-General : Mr Roland Bernecker



German Commission for UNESCO
Address : 15, Colmantstrasse
53115 Bonn
Federal Republic of Germany

Phone : (49.228) 60.49.70
(49.228) 60.49.719 (Sec-Gen)

Fax : (49.228) 60.49.730
E-mail : natcom@unesco.de
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.unesco.de
Year established : 1951

 

Ghana


Chairperson : Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh

Chief Director and Vice Chairperson : Mr Enoch H. Cobbinah

Secretary-General : Mr Riche-Mike Wellington



Ghana National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Education
P.O. Box 2739
Accra
Ghana


Phone : 233 302 662 772 (Chairperson)
233 302 666 070 (Vice Chairperson)

Fax : 233 302 664 067 (Chairperson)
233 302 679 353 (Vice Chairperson)

E-mail : minister@moe.gov.gh; chiefdirector@moe.gov.gh; r.wellington@unescoghana.org; info@unescoghana.org
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://unescoghana.org/
Year established : December 1953 as a Governmental body

 

Greece


President : Ms Maria Ekaterini Papachristopoulou-Tzitzikosta

Vice Chairperson : Mrs Theano Demesticha

Assistant Secretary-General : Ms Christina Boulakaki



Hellenic National Commission for UNESCO
Address : 3, Akadimias St.
100 27 Athens
Greece

Phone : (30.210) 368 23 85 (Pres.);

Secretariat:
(30.210) 368 23 74;
(30.210) 368 23 96;
(30.210) 368 23 86;
(30.210) 368 23 98;
(30.210) 368 23 99

Fax : (30.210) 368 23 84
E-mail : unescogr@mfa.gr;
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.unesco-hellas.org
Year established : 1946

 

Grenada


Chairperson : Hon. Anthony Boatswain*

Acting Secretary-General : Ms Kisha Gellineau

Secretary : Mrs Juelia Frederick-Williams



Grenada National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development
Botanical Gardens
Tanteen
St George's
Grenada, W.I.

Phone : (473) 440 31 62; (473) 440 27 37
Fax : (473) 440 66 50
E-mail : unesco-gd@gov.gd; kishagellineau@gmail.com
Year established : 1981

 

Guatemala


Presidente : Excmo. Sr. D. Oscar Hugo LÓPEZ RIVAS

Secretaria General : Sra. Sara Peralta de Rodríguez



Comisión Nacional Guatemalteca de Cooperación con la UNESCO
Address : Unidad de Cooperación Nacional e Internacional del Ministerio de Educación (UCONIME)
6a. Calle 1-87 Zona 10,
Ministerio de Educacion
01010, CIUDAD DE GUATEMALA
Guatemala

Phone : (502) 2411-9595, ext. 2108
E-mail : speralta@mineduc.gob.gt
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.mineduc.gob.gt
Year established : 02 June 1950

 

Guinea


Président : M Abdoulaye Yéro BALDE*

Secrétaire général : M Ibrahima Solo CONDE



Commission nationale guinéenne pour l'UNESCO
Address : Ministère de l'enseignement supérieur et de la recherche scientifique
B.P. 964
CONAKRY
Guinée

Phone : Phone (+224) 655 04 43 80

Fax : (224) 41-34-41
E-mail : Ibrahimasolo12@yahoo.fr ; Ibrahimasolo12@gmail.com ; abdoulayey.balde@bcrg-guinee.org
Year established : Août 1962 par Décret

 

Guinea-Bissau


Président : S.Exc. M. Aristides Ocanti da Silva *

Vice-Président : M. Antonio Oscar Barbosa

Vice-Président : M. Baciro Dja

Secrétaire exécutif : M. Policarpo Marcos LOPES



Commission nationale pour l'UNESCO de la République de Guinée-Bissau
Address : Ministère de l'Education
B.P. 353
BISSAU
Guinée-Bissau

Phone : (245) 215-640;
+245 22 225 9568 (SG portable)
+245 590 76 11 (SG)
+245 665 12 35 (SG)




Fax : (245) 215-643;
(245) 202-244

E-mail : policarpounesco@yahoo.com.br (SG)
Year established : Mai 1982 par Décret

 

Guyana


Secretary General : Ms. Patrice La Fleur



Guyana National Commission for UNESCO
Address : "Dargan House"
90, Robb & Oronoque Streets
Georgetown
Guyana

Phone : (592) 223 7955 (SG);
(592) 225 43 06

Fax : (592) 226 06 45;

E-mail : unesco.guyana@moe.gov.gy; patrice.lafleur@moe.gov.gy
Year established : 22 August 1978 by a Cabinet decision

 

Haiti


Président : Monsieur Pierre Josué Agénor CADET

Secrétaire général : M. Jean Coulanges



Commission nationale haïtienne de coopération avec l'UNESCO
Address : 4, rue 4 Pacot, Port-au-Prince, Haïti
Phone : (509) 22488056
E-mail : natcomunescohaiti@yahoo.fr
Year established : 9 novembre 1950 par Décret gouvernemental

 

Honduras


Presidenta : Excma. Sra. Rutilia Calderón

Secretaria Permanente : Sra. Hilda Muñoz Tábora



Comisión Hondureña de Cooperación con la UNESCO
Address : EDIFICIO AMGOO, COLONIA PUERTA DEL SOL, AVENIDA JUAN BOSCO, CALLE MAYA, LOTE 14
TEGUCIGALPA
Honduras

Phone : (504) 2232-3363 Ext.41
E-mail : comisionunescohn@gmail.com
Year established : 1948

 

Hungary


President : Dr Miklós Réthelyi

Secretary-General : Dr Gábor Soós



Hungarian National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Human Capacities
Báthory utca 10.
H-1054 Budapest
Hungary

Phone : + 36 1 795 4691; + 36 1 795 47 09
Fax : +36 1 795 02 55
E-mail : info@unesco.hu; gabor.soos@unesco.hu
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.unesco.hu
Year established : 1948

 

Iceland


Chairperson : Mr Gunnar Haraldsson

Secretary-General : Ms Áslaug Dóra Eyjólfsdóttir

Representative for the Ministry for Foreign Affairs : Ms Marta Jónsdóttir

Representative for Culture : Ms Áslaug Fridriksdottir

Representative for youth matters : Mr Magnus Juliusson

Representative for communication and information : Ms Arna Schram

Head of division, representative for education : Mr Ólafur Sigurðsson



Icelandic National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Education, Science and Culture
Sölvhólsgata 4
IS - 150 Reykjavík
Iceland

Phone : (354) 545 95 00
Fax : (354) 562 30 68
E-mail : postur@mrn.is; postur@mrn.stjr.is; aslaug.dora.eyjolfsdottir@mrn.is (SG)
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.unesco.is
Year established : June 1964

 

India


Minister of Human Resource Development : H.E. Shri Prakash Javadekar

Secretary-General : Mr Vinay Sheel Oberoi

Deputy Secretary-General : Mr. Rakesh Ranjan



Indian National Commission for Cooperation with UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Human Resource Development
Department of Secondary and Higher Education
Government of India
Shastri Bhavan
New Delhi 110 001
India

Phone : (91.11) 23 78 26 98 (President);
(91.11) 23 38 64 51 (SG)
(91.11) 23 38 26 98

Fax : (91.11) 23 78 20 28 (President);
(91.11) 23 38 58 07
(91.11) 23 38 13 55

E-mail : secy.dhe@nic.in (SG); maniverma100@gmail.com
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.education.nic.in
Year established : March 1949

 

Indonesia


Chairperson : Prof. Dr. Muhadjir Effendy

Executive Chairman : Prof. Dr. H. Arief Rachman



Indonesian National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Ministry of National Education
Gedung C. , Lt 17
Jalan Jenderal Sudirman - Senayan
10270 Jakarta
Indonesia

Phone : (62-21) 570-9425;

Fax : (62-21) 573-3127;
E-mail : aspnetind@cbn.net.id
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://kniu.kemdikbud.go.id
Year established : 20 October 1952

 

Iran, Islamic Republic of


President : Mr Mohammad Farhadi

Secretary-General : Dr Sadollah Nasiri Gheydari



Iranian National Commission for UNESCO
Address : P.O. Box 11155-4498
Phone : (98.21) 22 22 78 25
(98.21) 22 27 98 85
(98.21) 22 25 13 64

Fax : (98.21) 22 25 25 36
E-mail : unesco@irunesco.org; saeidabadi@irunesco.org
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.irunesco.org
Year established : July 1948

 

Iraq


Président : S. Exc. Dr Mohamed Iqbal Omar MAHMOUD

Secretary-General : Mr Hasanain Fadhil Abaas Mualla



Iraqi National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Education
Baghdad
Iraq

Phone : (964-1) 538 2042/43/45 (ext. 3712, 3713, 3714);
(964-1) 885 1359

Fax : (964-1) 815-1989
E-mail : hfmualla@yahoo.com (SG); moeiraqinat@gmail.com
Year established : 1962

 

Ireland


Co-ordinator of National Commission : Ms Roseann Gilligan

Chairperson : Vincent Landers



Irish National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Department of Education and Skills,
International Section
Marlborough Street
IE - Dublin 1
Ireland

Phone : (353-1) 889 2434

Fax : none
E-mail : roseann_gilligan@education.gov.ie
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.education.ie
Year established : October 1961

 

Israel


President : Mr Naftali Bennett

Secretary-General : Dr Dalit Atrakchi



Israel National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports
2, Dvora Ha'nevia Street
Jerusalem 91911
Israel

Phone : (972.2) 560 37 46;
(972.2) 560 37 47

Fax : (972.2) 560 37 45


E-mail : dalitat@education.gov.il
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.education.gov.il/unesco
Year established : September 1949

 

Italy


President : Mr Franco Bernabè

Secretary-General : Mr Enrico Vicenti



Commission nationale italienne pour l'UNESCO
Address : Piazza Firenze 27
00186 Rome
Italy

Phone : 0039066873713
(39-06) 687-3712, 13, 17, 23

Fax : (39-06) 687-3684
E-mail : comm.unesco@esteri.it
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.unesco.it
Year established : 11 février 1950

 

Jamaica


Chairperson : H. E. Ms. Olivia Grange

Secretary-General : Everton Hannam



Jamaica National Commission for UNESCO
Address : ISA Building, 3rd Floor
14-20 Port Royal Street
Kingston
Jamaica

Phone : (876) 967-9893;
(876) 618-1332/1333

E-mail : jamaicanatcom@jncunesco.gov.jm
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.jncunesco.gov.jm
Year established : February 1965

 

Japan


Chairperson : Mr Yuichiro Anzai

Secretary-General : Mr KAWABATA Kazuaki



Japanese National Commission for UNESCO
Address : 3-2-2 Kasumigaseki
Chiyoda-ku
100-8959 Tokyo
Japan

Phone : +81-(0)3-6734-2603

Fax : +81-(0)3-6734-3679
E-mail : jpnatcom@mext.go.jp
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.mext.go.jp/english/unesco/
Year established : August 1952

 

Jordan


Chairperson : Dr Omar Al Razzaz

Secretary General : Mrs Ibtisam Aqab Ayoub



Jordan National Commission for Education, Culture and Science
Address : Ministry of Education
P.O. Box 1646
Amman 11118
Jordan

Phone : (962.6) 568 41 37;
(962.6) 568 38 74;

Fax : (962.6) 568 80 61;

E-mail : jonatcom.education@gmail.com ; jounesco@orange.jo
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.natcom.gov.jo/
Year established : October 1952

 

Kazakhstan


Chairperson : Mr Arystanbek Mukhamediuly*

Secretary-General : Ms Assel Utegenova



Kazakhstan National Commission for UNESCO
Address : 31 Kunayev street
010000 Astana
Kazakhstan
Republic of Kazakhstan

Phone : (7 71 72) 72 03 27; (7 71 72) 72 03 20
(7 71 72) 72 01 97; (7 71 72) 72 03 47

E-mail : a.utegenova@mfa.kz (SG); zh.shaimenova@mfa.kz; b.khabibulla@mfa.kz
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.unesco.natcom.kz
Year established : December 1992

 

Kenya


Chairperson : Fred Okengo Matiang’I

Secretary-General : Ms Evangeline Njoka



Kenya National Commission for UNESCO
Address : 14th floor National Bank Building
Harambee Avenue
P.O. Box 72107-00200
Nairobi
Kenya
Kenya

Phone : (254-20) 2229053/4(SecGen);

Fax : (254.20) 22 13 025 (Natcom)

E-mail : sg@unesco.go.ke; eva.njoka@unesco.go.ke; paloo@unesco.go.ke
Year established : 25 March 1964 by a Cabinet Decree (13/10/1964?)

 

Kiribati


Chair : Hon. Mr David Collins

Secretary-General : Mrs Kaaro Neeti



Kiribati National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Education
P.O. Box 263
Bikenibeu
Tarawa
Kiribati

Phone : (686) 28 091 (Chair)
(686) 29 275 or 276 or 277 (SG)

Fax : (686) 28 222
E-mail : kaaro@moe.gov.ki(SG);gbvcakiribas@gmail.com (Chair)
Year established : February 1997

 

Kuwait


Président : M. Bader Al-Essa

Acting Secretary-General : Mrs. Nadiya Al-Wazzan



Kuwait National Commission for UNESCO
Address : P.O. Box 3266
13033 Safat
Kuwait

Phone : (965) -2-240 53 31 ;
(965) -2-244 44 03 (Operator)
(965) -2-247 23 48/9

Fax : (965) -2-246 95 12;
(965) -2-243 92 78

E-mail : knc.kwtnatcom@gmail.com
Year established : On 30 September 1979

 

Kyrgyzstan


Chairman : Sapar Isakov

Secretary-General : Ms Sabira Soltongeldieva



National Commission of the Kyrgyz Republic for UNESCO
Address : 54 Erkindik Str
Bishkek 720040
Kyrgyz Republic

Phone : tel.: (996.312)626-761, 664.772, 624.681
Fax : fax/tel: (996.312) 626.761
E-mail : natcomunesco.kg@gmail.com
Year established : 12 June 1992

 

Lao People's Democratic Republic


Minister of Education and Sports, President of the National Commission of Laos for UNESCO : Ms Sengdeuane Lachanthaboun

Secretary-General : Mr. Somboun Masouvanh



Commission nationale lao pour l'UNESCO
Address : 01 Lane Xang Ave.
Chanthabuly District
Vientiane Capital
Lao Public Democratic Republic

Phone : (856-21) 21.21.08
E-mail : laonesco@yahoo.com; laonesco@hotmail.com
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.moe.gov.la
Year established : March 1968

 

Latvia


President : Ms Dace Melbārde*

Vice President : Mr Edgars Rinkēvičs

Vice President : Mr Kārlis Šadurskis

Secretary-General : Ms Baiba Moļņika



Latvian National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Pils laukums 4-206
LV-1050, Riga
Latvia

Phone : +371 67 32 51 09
Fax : +371 67 22 27 62

E-mail : office@unesco.lv; b.molnika@unesco.lv (SG)
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.unesco.lv
Year established : February 1992

 

Lebanon


Président : Mr. Henri Awit

Secrétaire générale : Dr Zahida DARWICHE JABBOUR



Commission nationale libanaise pour l'éducation, la science et la culture (UNESCO)
Address : Rue Mme Curie
Ministère de la Culture
BEYROUTH
République Libanaise

Phone : 00961.1.749105

Fax : 00961.1.749104
E-mail : info@lncu.org
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.lncu.org;
Year established : 28 juin 1948

 

Lesotho


Presidente : Mme Makabelo Mosothoane

Vice-President : Ms Ntsebe Kokome

Secretary-General : Ms Palesa Montsi



Lesotho National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Education and Training
P. O. Box 47
Maseru 100
Lesotho

Phone : (266 22) 31 59 32
(266 22) 32 39 56


Fax : (+ 266 22) 31 02 97;
(+ 266 22) 31 02 06

E-mail : lillymontsi@gmail.com; bontle34@yahoo.co.uk
Year established : 15 October 1971 by an Order of the Council of Ministers

 

Liberia


Chairperson : Mr George Werner

Secretary-General : Mr Sam E. Hare, Jr

Deputy Secretary-General : Mr Caston Bob Harris



Liberian National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Education
3rd Street, Sinkor
Monrovia
Liberia

Phone : 230 886 565 783 (PT)
231 777 565 783 (PT)
231 886 510 058 (SG mobile)
231 886 552 192 (Deputy SG)

Fax : (231) 226.144
E-mail : e_dtarpeh@yahoo.com; samharejr@gmail.com (SG); castonharris@yahoo.com (Deputy SG)
Year established : 15 February 1951 by an Act of Parliament

 

Libya


Président : Mr Marei Ahmed ALTAYER

Secretary-General : Mr Marei Ahmed ALTAYER



Libyan National Commission for Education, Science and Culture
Address : Ministry of Education
Secretariat
P.O. Box 1091
Tripoli
Libya

Phone : Work: 00218 61 2234164
Mobile: 00218 92 8445679

Fax : (218) 362 06/01/04


E-mail : dl.libya@unesco-delegations.org; m1967@hotmail.co.uk
Year established : 31 décembre 1957

 

Lithuania


Chairperson : Mr Romas Pakalnis

Secretary-General : Ms Asta Junevičiené



Lithuanian National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Svento Jono g. 11
LT - 01123 Vilnius
Lithuania

Phone : (370 5) 210 73 40
Fax : (370 5) 210 73 43
E-mail : lietuva@unesco.lt; asta.juneviciene@unesco.lt
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.unesco.lt
Year established : February 1992

 

Luxembourg


Présidente : Madame Simone BECK

Secrétaire général : Madame Catherine DECKER



Commission nationale du Luxembourg pour la coopération avec l'UNESCO
Address : Commission nationale pour la coopération avec l’UNESCO
Ministère de la Culture
4, boulevard Roosevelt
L-2450 Luxembourg

Phone : (352) 247-76620
(352) 661 819 400

E-mail : simone.beck@education.lu; catherine.decker@mc.etat.lu (SG)
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.unesco.lu; http://www.mc.public.lu (Ministère de la Culture); www.culture.lu; www.gouvernement.lu; www.luxembourg.lu
Year established : juillet 1949

 

Madagascar


Président : Mr Paul Andrianiaina RABARY

Secrétaire générale : Mme RATSIMISETRA Soarinaivo Fanjambohangy



Commission nationale malgache pour l'UNESCO (CNM/UNESCO)
Address : B.P. 7692
ANTANANARIVO 101
Madagascar

Phone : +261 34 20 522 77




Fax : (261.20.22) 284 96
E-mail : sgcomnatmada@gmail.com; sgcommat.unesco@educnat.gov.mg
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.unesco.org/comnat/madagascar/
Year established : 14 août 1961 par Décret

 

Malawi


Chairperson : Mrs Lonely Magareta

Executive Secretary : Mr Francis R. Mkandawire



Malawi National Commission for UNESCO
Address : P.O. Box 30278
Capital City
Lilongwe 3
Malawi

Phone : 265 111 774 043/044
Fax : (265 1) 755 134
E-mail : mnatcomunesco@mtlonline.mw
Year established : On 1 June 1979 by a General Order of the Council of Ministers

 

Malaysia


Chairperson : Mr Tan Sri Musa Mohamad *

Vice Chairperson : Dato' Sri Alias bin Haji Ahmad

Secretary General : Dr. Anesee bin Ibrahim



Malaysian National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Education
Policy and International Relations Division
Level 7, Block E8, Complex E
Federal Government Administrative Centre
62604 Putrajaya
Malaysia

Phone : (603) 8884 6112
(603) 8884 6109

Fax : (60.3) 88 89 54 73
(60.3) 88 84 61 16

E-mail : natcom.unesco@yahoo.com.my; natcom@UNESCO.org.my; joanneteddy.chian@moe.gov.my; hermy.abdullah@moe.gov.my; roslinda.mmusa@moe.gov.my; hazlan.hamzah@moe.gov.my; zaidi.hamid@moe.gov.my
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.unesco.org.my
Year established : 7 July 1966

 

Maldives


Chairpserson : Dr Asim Ahmed *

Secretary-General : Ms Sameera Ali



Maldives National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Education
Velaanaage Building, 9th Floor
Ameer Ahmed Magu
Male' 20096
Republic of Maldives

Phone : (960) 332 3262 (Pres)
(960) 334 1236
(960) 334 1235
(960) 334 1234 (SG)
(960) 334 1333 (CP)

Fax : (960) 332 1201
E-mail : natcom@moe.gov.mv; sameera@moe.gov.mv
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.moe.gov.mv
Year established : July 1980

 

Mali


Présidente : Mrs Pr Assétou Founé SAMAKE MIGAN

Secrétaire générale : Dr Diallo Kadia MAIGA



Commission nationale malienne pour l'UNESCO
Address : Ministère de l'Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche Scientifique
BPE 5466
BAMAKO
Mali

Phone : (223) 94 11 36 35 (standard) ;
(223) 66 61 91 81 (SG) ;

E-mail : comnat.mali@yahoo.fr; adiawjakoye39@yahoo.fr
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.education.gov.ml
Year established : 19 août 1963 par décret

 

Malta


Chairperson : Prof. Henry Frendo

Executive Secretary : Mr Philip Cassar



Maltese National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Education and Employment
Great Siege Road
Floriana
Malta

Phone : (356) 99492600
E-mail : info.unesco.mede@gov.mt; henry.frendo@um.edu.mt; philip.a.cassar@gov.mt
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.unescomalta.org
Year established : May 1965

 

Marshall Islands


Chair : Hon. Wilbur Heine

Secretary General : Ms Evelyn Konou

Associate Commissioner : Mr Kanchi Hosia



Marshall Islands National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Education
P.O. Box 3
Majuro
Marshall Islands

Phone : (692) 625-4673 (Chair)
(692) 625 5261 or 5262 or 3656 (SG)


Fax : +692 625 3861
E-mail : wheine@pss.edu.mh(Chair), ekonou@pss.edu.mh(SG),khosia@pss.edu.mh; khosia920@gmail.com(AC)
Year established : March 1997

 

Mauritania


Présidente : Mme Vatma Vall Mint Soueina

Secrétaire général : M Ismail Ould CHOUAIB

Secrétaire général adjoint : M. KANE Mohamedou Elimane



Commission nationale mauritanienne pour l'éducation, la culture et les sciences
Address : B.P. 5115
NOUAKCHOTT
Mauritanie

Phone : (222) 4525 48 03
(222) 4525 38 85


Fax : (222) 4525 28 02
E-mail : cnecs@mauritel.mr; elimanek8@gmail.com (SG adjoint)
Year established : 1965

 

Mauritius


Chairman : The Hon. Dr. Mrs Leela Devi DOOKUN-LUCHOOMUN

Assistant Secretary-General : Mrs Aneeta Ghoorah



Mauritius National Commission for UNESCO
Address : c/o Ministry of Education and Human Resources, Tertiary Education and Scientific Research
Room 2.74, Level 2 - MITD House
Pont Fer - Phoenix 73544
Republic of Mauritius
Indian Ocean

Phone : +230 601 34 52 / +230 601 52 00 (Ex 5414)/+230 686 25 32
+230 59 19 49 60 (Assistant SG mobile)
+230 69 77 862

Fax : (230) 696 8670
(230) 686 2532

E-mail : unescodesk@govmu.org ; anghoorah@govmu.org ; moeps@govmu.org
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://ministry-education.govmu.org
Year established : 18 décembre 1970

 

Mexico


Presidente : Maestro Aurelio Nuño Mayer

Secretario General : Doctor Benito Mirón López

Secretario General Adjunto : Licenciado César Guerrero Arellano

Secretario Técnico : Licenciado Mauricio Yáñez Bernal



Comision Mexicana de Cooperacion con la UNESCO - CONALMEX
Address : Dirección General de Relaciones Internacionales
Donceles No. 100, 2° piso, C.P.06020, Col. Centro Historico
MEXICO, D.F.
Mexico

Phone : (+52) 55 3600 4600
Ext. 62921


Fax : (52) 55 53 29 69 43; (52) 55 53 29 69 47;
E-mail : conalmex.edu@sep.gob.mx; benito.miron@nube.sep.gob.mx; cesarg@nube.sep.gob.mx;conalmex@nube.sep.gob.mx; mauricioy@nube.sep.gob.mx
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.dgri.sep.gob.mx/
Year established : 1947

 

Micronesia (Federated States of)


Chairman : Mr Wayne Mendiola

Secretary General : Mr Augustine Kohler



National Commission for UNESCO of the Federated States of Micronesia
Address : P.O. Box PS 175
Palikir, Pohnpei FM 96941
Federated States of Micronesia

Phone : (691) 320-2609 (Chair)
(691) 320-2343 or 320-6922 (SG)

Fax : (691) 320-5500 (Chair)
(691) 320-5634 (SG)

E-mail : wayne.mendiola@fsmed.fm; kusgoose@hotmail.com
Year established : 2001

 

Monaco


Présidente : Mme Geneviève Vatrican

Vice-Président : Mgr. Bernard Barsi

Secrétaire général : M. Jean-Charles Curau



Commission nationale monégasque pour l'UNESCO
Address : 4, boulevard des Moulins
MC 98000
Principauté de Monaco

Phone : (377) 98.98.83.03;

Fax : (377) 93.50.66.94
E-mail : fgamerdinger@gouv.mc; gvatrican@monaco.mc (President); jccurau@gouv.mc (SG); cverrando@gouv.mc
Year established : 1950

 

Mongolia


Chairperson of the Mongolian National Commission for UNESCO : Mr Tsend Munkh-Orgil

Secretary-General of the Mongolian National Commission for UNESCO : Ms Uyanga Sukhbaatar



Commission nationale de la Mongolie pour l'UNESCO
Address : UN House
United Nations street 14
Sukhbaatar district, 6th Khoroo
14201 Ulaanbaatar
Mongolia

Phone : (976) 70105652
(976-11) 315652

Fax : (976-11) 32.26.12
E-mail : natcom@unesco.mn
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.unesco.mn
Year established : March 1963

 

Montenegro


President : Mr Branislav Micunovic

Secretary-General : Milica Nikolic



Commission nationale du Monténégro pour l'UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Culture
Njegoseva str.
81250 Cetinje
Montenegro


Phone : +382 41 232 599

Fax : +382 41 232 572

E-mail : milica.nikolic@mku.gov.me (SG)
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.unescomontenegro.com/
Year established : 6 septembre 2007

 

Morocco


Vice-président : M Lahcen DAOUDI

Président : S. Exc. Monsieur Nasser BOURITA

Secrétaire général : M. Abdeljalil Lahjomri



Commission nationale marocaine pour l'éducation, la culture et les sciences
Address : Ministère des Affaires etrangères et de la Coopération
7 rue F. Roosevelt
RABAT
Royaume du Maroc

Phone : +(212) 5 37 27 30 30

Fax : +(212) 5 37 27 30 68
E-mail : lamia.radi@maec.gov.ma
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.comnatmaroc.org
Year established : 23 décembre 1957 par décret

 

Mozambique


Chairperson : Ms Conceita Ernesto Sortane

Secretary General : Ms Élia dos Anjos Vaz Bila



Mozambique National Commission for UNESCO
Address : C.P. 3674
MZ - Maputo
Mozambique

Phone : (258 21) 49 33 85
(258 21) 49 17 66

Fax : (258 21) 49 17 66
E-mail : moznatcom@tvcabo.co.mz; cdoccnum@zebra.uem.mz; lianebila@gmail.com; elia.bila@mined.gov.mz
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.cnum-unesco.org.mz
Year established : August 1980

 

Myanmar


Chairperson of Myanmar National Commission for UNESCO : Dr. Myo Thein Gyi

Head of Division; Department of Education Planing and Training : Mr Bo Win

Secretary General of Myanmar National Commission for UNESCO : Dr Kyi Shwin

Assistant Secretary-General : Ms Naw Ju Paw



Myanmar National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Yangon University of Foreign Languages
University Avenue Road
Kamayut Township
Yangon
Myanmar

Phone : (95 1) 513 202 (SG);
(95 1) 513 193

Fax : (95 1) 513 194 (SG)

E-mail : rectorufly@mptmail.net.mm; yuflict1@mptmail.net.mm
Year established : November 1950

 

Namibia


Chairperson : Ms Itah Kandjii-Murangi

Secretary-General : Mr Roderick April



Namibia National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Higher Education, Training and Innovation
Private Bag 13406
Government Office Park
Luther Street
Windhoek
Namibia

Phone : 00264612933216
00264811444891

Fax : (264-61)-2933580
E-mail : roderick.April@mheti.gov.na
Year established : On 21 January 1992.

 

Nauru


Chairperson : Honourable Charmaine Scotty, M.P.

Secretary-General : Mrs Jerielyn Teleni



Nauru National Commission for UNESCO
Address : c/-Secretary for Education's Office
Government Buildings
Yaren District
Republic of Nauru

Phone : (674) 557 3031 (Chair)
(674) 557 9280 (SG)

E-mail : charmainescotty@gmail.com; lteleni@gmail.com
Year established : February 1998

 

Nepal


Chairperson of Nepal National Commission for UNESCO : Hon. Dhaniram Paudel

Vice Chairperson of Nepal National Commission for UNESCO : Hon. Dhanmaya B.K. (Khanal)

Secretary-General : Mr Shanta Bahadur Shrestha

Secretary : Mr. Chandra Kanta Bhusal



Nepal National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Education
Singhdurbar
Kathmandu
Nepal

Phone : 977-1- 42 00 559 / 42 00 560 / 42 00 562 (Deputy Secretary-General)

Fax : 977-1- 42 00 561
E-mail : unesco@nncu.wlink.com.np ; yesshrestha@gmail.com (SG)
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : www.nncu.gov.np
Year established : 1955

 

Netherlands


Chairperson : Ms Andrée van Es

Secretary-General : Ms Marielies Schelhaas



Netherlands National Commission for UNESCO
Address : P.O. Box 29777
2502 LT The Hague (Den Haag)
Netherlands

Phone : +31 70 42 60 263
Fax : +31 70 42 60 359
E-mail : scunesco@unesco.nl; info@unesco.nl
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.unesco.nl
Year established : May 1947

 

New Zealand


Chairperson of New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO : Ms Robyn Baker

Secretary-General - New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO : Ms Vicki Soanes



New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO
Address : c/-New Zealand Ministry of Education
P.O.Box 1666
Wellington
New Zealand

Phone : +644 463 8626 (SG line direct; 8600 office line)
Fax : +644 463 8828
E-mail : vicki.soanes@education.govt.nz;ian.jennymck@xtra.co.nz(Chair)
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.unesco.org.nz
Year established : 1947

 

Nicaragua


Presidente : Sra. Da Miriam Raudez

Permanent Secretary : Señor Miguel De Castilla Urbina



Comisión Nacional Nicaraguense de Cooperación con la UNESCO
Address : Centro Cívico.
Módulo K.
Planta Baja.
Ministerio de Educación.
Managua
Nicaragua

Phone : (505) 22.53.85.09
Fax :

E-mail : migueldecastilla68@hotmail.com
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : www.mined.gob.ni
Year established : 14 July 1952 by (Executive) Decree

 

Niger


Présidente : Madame Ali Mariama ELHADJ IBRAHIM*

Secrétaire exécutif : Monsieur Namata ISSA

Secrétaire exécutif adjoint : M. Jibrin MALAM ALMAJIRI



Commission nationale nigérienne pour l'UNESCO et l'ISESCO
Address : Ministère de l'Éducation nationale
B.P. 557
NIAMEY
Niger

Phone : (227) 72 23 65 ;
(227) 96 93 00 63; (SG)
(227) 93 93 72 65; (SG)
(227) 96 93 00 63 (SG portable)
(227) 72 22 80 (Prés.);




Fax : (227) 72 42 69;
(227) 72 21 05 (Prés.)

E-mail : comnat@intnet.ne; mjibrin1964@gmail.com (SG)
Year established : 28 mai 1962 par Décret

 

Nigeria


President : H. E. Mr Mallam Adamu Adamu

Secretary-General : Mr. Kehinde A. Ayotunde



Nigerian National Commission for UNESCO
Address : P.M.B. 476,
Garki, Abuja
Nigeria

Phone : +234- 8033526843
Fax : (+ 234.9) 413 91 37
E-mail : natcom.unesco@education.gov.ng; kayotunde84@yahoo.com
Year established : 25 November 1963

 

Niue


Chairperson : Hon. Pokota Ikiua Lalotoa Sipeli *

Interim Secretary General : Ms Birtha Togahai



Niue National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Secretary General:
Department of Education
PO Box 32, PO Box 84
Alofi
Niue

Phone : +683 4200 (PT)
+683 4609/4145 (SG)

Fax : +683 4322/4206 (PT)
+683 4301 (SG)

E-mail : pokotoa.sipeli@mail.gov.nu (Chair); Birtha.Togahai@mail.gov.nu
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.gov.nu
Year established : March 1993

 

Norway


President : Ms. Tora Aasland

Vice President : Professor Peter Haugan

Vice President : Ms Laila Susanne Vars

Secretary-General : Ms Tanja Kristine Hegge



Norwegian National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Education and Research
Postboks 8119 Dep
No-0032 Oslo
Norway

Phone : (47) 22 24 75 03




Fax : (47) 22 24 79 20
E-mail : natcom@unesco.no; Peter.Haugan@gfi.uib.no (Vice PT); Tanja-Kristine.Hegge@kd.dep.no; tkh@kd.dep.no (SG)
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.unesco.no
Year established : November 1946

 

Oman


Chairperson : Dr. Madiha bint Ahmed bin Nasser AL SHAIBANIYA

Secretary-General : Mr Mohammed Saleem Al Yaqoubi



Oman National Commission for Education, Culture and Science
Address : Permanent Delegation of Oman to UNESCO
UNESCO House
1 rue Miollis
75732 PARIS Cedex 15


(All correspondence should be addressed to the Ambassador, Permanent Delegate of Oman to UNESCO).




Phone : 0096824254448 (SG)

Fax : 0096824255959
E-mail : malyaqoubi@moe.om ; onc@moe.gov.om
Year established : 16 September 1974

 

Pakistan


Minister of State for Federal Education and Professional Training and Chairperson of the National Commission for UNESCO : Mr Muhammad Baligh ur Rehman

Secretary-General : Mr Hafiz Sher Ali

Secretary : Mr Muhammad Ahsan Raja



Pakistan National Commission for UNESCO
Address : 30 UNESCO House
H-8/1
Islamabad
Pakistan

Phone : (92.51) 925 72 25

Fax : (92.51) 925 75 19

E-mail : pncuibd@dsl.net.pk
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.pncugovpk.com
Year established : November 1984

 

Palau


Chairperson : Hon. Baklai Temengil

Secretary-General : Mr Andrew Tabelual



National Commission of the Republic of Palau for UNESCO
Address : C/O Ministry of Education
P.O Box 189
Koror, Republic of Palau 96940


Phone : +680 488 2952 (SG)
+680 767 1126 (PT)

Fax : +680 488-1003 (SG)
+680 767 3354 (PT)

E-mail : pnoc@palaunet.com (Chairperson) ; atabelual@palaumoe.net (SG) ; mcca@palaunet.com (PT);
Year established : 2000

 

Palestine


President : Mr Mahmoud Ismaile Ali

Secretary-General : Mr Murad SUDANI



Palestinian National Commission for Education, Culture and Science
Address : P.O. Box 174
Ramallah
Palestinian Authority

Phone : (+ 970) 22 42 10 80
Fax : (+ 970) 22 420902
E-mail : pncecs2011@gmail.com
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.pncecs.plo.ps
Year established : 1994

 

Panama


Presidenta : Excma. Sra. Da. Marcela Paredes de Vásquez

Secretaria General : Licenciada Liza R. Pinzón M.

Coordinador : Licenciado Alfredo Trottman B.



Comisión Panameña de Cooperación con la UNESCO
Address : Ministerio de Educación
Apartado 0816-04049
Villa Cardena, Ancón
Edificio 6523
PANAMA
República de Panamá

Phone : (507) 515-7360; (507) 517-7304
Fax : (507) 517- 6007
E-mail : liza.pinzon@meduca.gob.pa; alfredo.trottman@meduca.gob.pa; yazmina.torres@meduca.gob.pa
Year established : 1949

 

Papua New Guinea


Chaiperson : Mr Nick Kuman*

Secretary General : Mr Wesley J. Lakain



Papua New Guinea National Commission for UNESCO
Address : P.O.Box 446
Waigani
Papua New Guinea

Phone : +675 301 3334/3333 (PT)
+675 301 3582 (SG)

Fax : +675 323 1031 (PT)
+675 325 4648 (SG)

E-mail : Wesley_Lakain@education.gov.pg
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : www.unesco.org.pg
Year established : 1981

 

Paraguay


President : Sr Enrique Riera Escudero

Secrétaire général : Sr. Tomás Aníbal Zapattini

Secretaria Ejecutiva : Sra Carmen ESPÍNOLA DE BARRETO



Comisión Nacional Paraguaya de Cooperación con la UNESCO
Address : Estrella 443 casi Alberdi, Edificio Estrella 6° Piso,
ASUNCIÓN
Paraguay

Phone : 595-21451813
Fax :

E-mail : cncunesco@gmail.com
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : https://www.facebook.com/pages/Comisi%C3%B3n-Nacional-Paraguaya-de-Cooperaci%C3%B3n-con-la-Unesco/804199026256956?sk=info&tab=page_info§ion= web_address&view
Year established : 1955

 

Peru


Presidente : Excmo. Sr. D. Idel Vexler Talledo

Secretaria General : Sra Oriana María Suarez Perez



Comisión Nacional Peruana de Cooperación con la UNESCO
Address : Calle Del Comercio
N° 193 - San Borja
LIMA
Perú

Phone : (511) 223-2284/615-5800 annex 26517



E-mail : comiunesco@minedu.gob.pe; comiunesco@gmail.com; vsanchez@minedu.gob.pe
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.comiunesco.org.pe
Year established : 1947

 

Philippines


Acting Secretary of Foreign Affairs and Chairperson of the UNESCO National Commission of the Philippines : Hon. Enrique Manalo

Secretary-General of the Philippine National Commission for UNESCO : LILA RAMOS SHAHANI



UNESCO National Commission of the Philippines
Address : G/F Department of Foreign Affairs Bldg.
2330 Roxaz Boulevard
Pasay City
Philippines

Phone : (63-2) 834 3447;
(63-2) 834 4818;
(63-2) 834 4844

Fax : (63-2) 831 8873

E-mail : secretariat@unesco.gov.ph
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : www.unesconatcom.gov.ph
Year established : June 1947

 

Poland


President : Prof. Jacek Purchla

Secretary-General : Mr Slawomir Ratajski

Deputy Secretary-General : Ms Aleksandra Waclawczyk



Commission nationale polonaise pour l'UNESCO
Address : Palac Kultury i Nauki, 7 P
Pl. Defilad 1
00-901 Warsaw
Poland

Phone : (48-22) 620.33.55;
(48-22) 624.24.96;
(48-22) 620.33.62;

Fax : (48-22) 620.33.62
E-mail : komitet@unesco.pl; s.ratajski@unesco.pl (SG)
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.unesco.pl
Year established : avril 1956

 

Portugal


President : H.E. Amb. Álvaro Mendonça e Moura

Secretary-General : Ms Rita Brasil de Brito



Commission nationale portugaise pour l'UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Largo das Necessidades
1350-215 Lisboa
Portugal

Phone : (351 21) 394 66 52
Fax : (351 21) 394 69 60
E-mail : cnu@mne.pt; rita.brasilbrito@mne.pt
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : www.unescoportugal.mne.pt
Year established : 17 jullet 1979

 

Qatar


President : Mr Mohammed Abdul Wahed Al Hammadi*

Secretary General : Dr. Hamda Hassan Al-Sulaiti



Qatar National Commission for Education, Culture and Science
Address : P.O. Box 9865
Doha
Qatar

Phone : (974) 44 04 44 44

Fax : (974) 467 483 90 03;
E-mail : hamda.alsulaiti@edu.gov.qa
Year established : 1971

 

Republic of Korea


Chairperson : Mr Sang Kon KIM

Secretary-General : Mr Kwangho KIM



Korean National Commission for UNESCO
Address : 26 Myeongdong-gil (UNESCO road)
Jung-gu
Seoul 100-810
Republic of Korea

Phone : +82-2-6958-4103 (Office of Secretary-General)
+82-2-6958-4125 (International Relations Team)

Fax : +82-2-6958-4258 (Office of Secretary-General)
+82-2-6958-4252 (International Relations Team)

E-mail : kocom@unesco.or.kr
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.eng.unesco.or.kr
Year established : 30 January 1954

 

Republic of Moldova


President : Ms Monica Babuc*

Secretary-General : Prof. Constantin Rusnac

Deputy Secretary-General : Ms Luminita Drumea



Commission nationale de la République de Moldova pour l'UNESCO
Address : Str. A. Corobceanu, 24a,
MD - 2004 Chisinau
Republic of Moldova

Phone : (373.22) 23 53 55 (SG);
(373.22) 23 52 05 (Deputy SG);
(373.22) 23 51 89; 23 52 06 (Experts)

Fax : (373.22) 23 53 55 (SG) ;
(373.22) 23 52 05 (Deputy SG)

E-mail : l.drumea@unesco.md (Deputy SG); info@unesco.md
Year established : septembre 1993

 

Romania


Chairperson : Mr Pavel Năstase*

Secretary-General : Mr Ani MATEI



Commission nationale de Roumanie pour l'UNESCO
Address : Anton CEHOV str., no. 8
Sector 1
011998 BUCHAREST
Romania


Phone : (40-21)231.32.24
(40-21) 231 13 33

Fax : (40-21) 230-7636

E-mail : cnr@cnr-unesco.ro; sg@cnr-unesco.ro(SG)
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.cnr-unesco.ro
Year established : 1956

 

Russian Federation


President : Mr Sergei Lavrov*

Vice-Chairperson : Mr Vladimir E. Fortov

Second Vice-Chairperson : Mr Alexander Dzasokhov

Secretary-General : Mr Grigory Ordzhonikidze

Deputy Secretary-General : Mr Amir Bilyalitdinov



Commission of the Russian Federation for UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Foreign Affairs
32/ 34 Smolenskaya-Sennaya Square
RU - 121200 Moscow, G-200
Russian Federation

Phone : (7.499 ) 244 24 56 ;
(7.499) 244 24 65;
(7.499) 244 25 36;
(7.499) 244 23 29

Fax : (7.499) 244 24 75
E-mail : unescorussia@mail.ru
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.unesco.ru
Year established : 1955

 

Rwanda


President : Dr Fidèle Ndahayo

Vice President : Dr Marie-Christine Gasingirwa

Secrétaire permanent : M. Eliphaz Bahizi



Commission nationale rwandaise pour l'UNESCO (CNRU)
Address : BP 2502
Kigali
Rwanda

Phone : (250) 2 55 10 23 50
(250) 7 88 53 84 50 (SG mobile)

Fax : (250) 2 52 58 51 69

E-mail : comnatrwanda@yahoo.fr; ebahizi@gmail.com; ebahizi@unesco.rw
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : www.unesco.rw
Year established : Le 6 juin 1975 par Arrêté présidentiel n° 120/10 du 9/6/1975

 

Saint Kitts and Nevis


Chairperson : Hon. Shawn Richards

Secretary-General : Mr Antonio Maynard



Saint Kitts and Nevis National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Education and Foreign Affairs
Cayon Street
P.O. Box 333
Basseterre St. Kitts, W.I.
Saint Kitts and Nevis

Phone : 869-467-1417
869-466-8581

Fax : 869-465-9069
E-mail : edunesco@moeskn.org, dr_direction@yahoo.com
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : www.sknunesco.com
Year established : 1991

 

Saint Lucia


President : The Honorable Dr Gale Rigobert

Secretary-General : Ms Marcia Symphorien



Saint Lucia National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Education, Human Resource Development, Youth and Sports
2nd Floor, Francis Compton Building
The Waterfront
Castries
Saint Lucia

Phone : 1 (758) 468 5272/3/4/5
E-mail : slunatcom@yahoo.com
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://saintlucia.comnat.unesco.org/
Year established : 2nd February 1981

 

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines


Chairperson : The Honourable St. Clair Prince

Secretary-General : Ms Janeil Henry



Saint Vincent and the Grenadines National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Education
Kingstown
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Phone : (1-784) 457-2676; (1-784) 451-2755 (Sec. Gen); (1-784) 492-9411
Fax : (1-784) 457-1114/1078
E-mail : unescosvg@gov.vc; janeilh@hotmail.com (SG)
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.gov.vc (Government's website)
Year established : 1983

 

Samoa


Chair : Hon. Loau Solamalemalo Keneti Sio

Secretary-General : Mrs Karoline Afamasaga-Fuatai



Samoa National Commission for UNESCO
Address : c/o Ministry of Education, Sports & Culture
P.O. Box 1869
Apia
Samoa

Phone : +685 22 958 or 22 971(Chair)
+685 64601/02 Ext. 160 (SG)
+685 64660 (SG Direct)

Fax : +685 22 955(Chair)
+685 64664(SG)

E-mail : louken.sio@lesamoa.net ;min.mesc@lesamoa.net ;ceo@mesc.gov.ws / k.fuatai@mesc.gov.ws ;s.samau@mesc.gov.ws
Year established : February 1997

 

San Marino


Président : Madame Marcella Michelotti

Secrétaire générale : Madame Patrizia De Luca



Commission nationale de Saint-Marin pour l'UNESCO
Address : Secrétariat d'Etat pour l'instruction, la culture, l'université et les affaires sociales
Palazzo Maggio - Contrada Omerelli, 23
47890 SAN MARINO
Saint-Marin

Phone : (378) 88-22-56
Fax : (378) 88-21-83
E-mail : cnsunesco@omniway.sm; com.sanmarino@unesco.sm;
Year established : Février 1980

 

Sao Tome and Principe


Président : S. Exc. M. Olinto da Silva e Sousa DAIO *

Secrétaire générale : Mme Sonia Almeida de Ceita Carvalho



Commission nationale de Sao Tomé-et-Principe pour l'UNESCO
Address : Ministère de l'Education, de la culture et des Sports
C.P. 41
SAO TOME
Sao Tomé-et-Principe

Phone : (239) 221 867;
(239) 221 4 66;

Fax : (239) 221 867;
(239) 221 466 (Min. de l'Education);
(239) 224 201

E-mail : sonia.carvalho@mecc.gov.st; ambassade@saotomeeprincipe.be; sonitaalmeida77@gmail.com
Year established : 1985

 

Saudi Arabia


Chairman : Dr. Ahmed bin Mohammed Al-Issa

Secretary-General : Mr Ghormallah Al-Ghamdi



Saudi National Commission for Education, Culture and Science
Address : Ministry of Education
BP 11153
Riyadh
Saudi Arabia

Phone : 00966114753373 (SG)
00966114753000 ext : 59908 (SG Office)

Fax : 00966114753371
E-mail : ncunesco@moe.gov.sa
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.moe.gov.sa/snc
Year established : 1964

 

Senegal


Président : M Serigne Mbaye THIAM*

Secrétaire général : M. Aliou LY



Commission nationale du Sénégal pour l'UNESCO
Address : B.P. 11522
Dakar Peytavin
Sénégal

Phone : (221) 33 822 57 30 (secrétariat);
(221) 77 231 41 83

Fax : (221) 33 821 17 70 (Sec. gén.)
E-mail : comnatunesco@orange.sn; comnat@unesco.sn
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.unesco.sn
Year established : 1963 par Décret

 

Serbia


President : Prof. Dr Mr Goran MILASINOVIC

Secretary-General : Mrs Jasmina Stankovic Tatarac



Commission of the Republic of Serbia for UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Kneza Milosa 24-26
11 000 Belgrade
Republic of Serbia

Phone : (+ 381.11) 306 83 06;
(+ 381.11) 322 04 66 (Pt)
(+ 381.11) 306 86 92 (SG)

Fax : (+ 381.11) 361 80 30;
E-mail : serbia.unesco.natcom@mfa.rs; jasmina.tatarac@mfa.rs (SG)
Year established : 1950 (Yugoslavia)

 

Seychelles


President : Mr Joel Morgan

Secretary-General : Mrs HOAREAU Marie-Reine Louise

Assistant Secretary General : Mrs Vicky Gendron



Seychelles National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Education
Mont Fleuri
P.O. Box 48
Mahé
Republic of Seychelles

Phone : (248) 28 30 02 (Prés);
+248 42 83 123 (SG)
+248 27 23 434(SG mobil)

Fax : (248) 22 58 89 (Prés);
(248) 22 55 20 (SG);

E-mail : mrlouisehoareau@yahoo.fr (SG); jmorgan@gov.sc(Pt);vgendron@edu.sc
Year established : 1977

 

Sierra Leone


Chairperson : H.E. Dr. Minkailu Bah *

Secretary-General : Mr B.I.S. Konneh



Sierra Leone National Commission for UNESCO
Address : A.J. Momoh Street
Towerhill
Freetown
Sierra Leone

Phone : (232-22) 22-30-30
(232) 76 70 98 92 (SG mobile)

Fax : (232-22) 22-30-30
E-mail : konnehbis@gmail.com (SG)
Year established : 1971 by a Parliamentary Act

 

Singapore


Chairperson : Ms Grace Fu

Secretary-General : Mrs Rosa Daniel



Singapore National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Old Hill Street Police Station
140 Hill Street #03-00
Singapore
Republic of Singapore


Phone : + 65-6837- 9416
E-mail : mccy_unesco@mccy.gov.sg
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.unesco.sg
Year established : May 2008

 

Sint Maarten


Chairperson : Ms Silveria Jacobs

Secretary-General : Ms Marcellia Henry



Sint Maarten National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports
John Smith Building, Backstreet # 49
Unit 2
Philipsburg
Sint Maarten

Phone : 1-721-5203051
E-mail : henrymarcellia@gmail.com
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.unesco.sx

 

Slovakia


President : Mr Miroslav Lajčák*

Secretary-General : Ms Edita Filadelfiová



Slovak Commission for UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Hlboká cesta 2
SK - 833 36 Bratislava
Slovakia

Phone : (421.2) 59 78 36 14 ( Sec. Gen) ;
(421.2) 59 78 36 15

Fax : (421.2) 59.78.36.59
E-mail : unesco@mzv.sk; aurelia.fule@mzv.sk (SG)
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.unesco.sk
Year established : February 1993, by a decision of the Slovak Government

 

Slovenia


President : Prof. Dr. Radovan Stanislav Pejovnik

Secretary-General : Ms Marjutka Hafner

Deputy Secretary-General : Mr Gasper Hrastelj



Slovenian National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology
Kotnikova ulica 38
1000 Ljubljana
Slovenia

Phone : (+386 1) 478 47 99
Fax : (386 1) 478 46 60
E-mail : marjutka.hafner@gov.si; gasper.hrastelj@gov.si; barbara.urbanija@gov.si
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.unesco.si
Year established : 1992

 

Solomon Islands


Chair : Hon. Mr. John Moffat Fugui

Secretary-General : Dr Franco Rodie

Chief Education Officer : Ms Christina Bakolo



Solomon Islands National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Education and Training
P.O. Box G28
Honiara
Solomon Islands

Phone : +677 28 803 or 28 804 or 26 248 (PT)
+677 28 613 or 28 804 (SG)
+677 94 135 (SG mobile)
+677 20 507 (Secretary)
+677 749 0735 (Secretary mobile)

Fax : +677 28 805 or 22 042 (PT)
+677 22 042 (SG)

E-mail : minister@mehrd.gov.sb (Chair),ps@mehrd.gov.sb (SG)
Year established : 2002

 

Somalia


President : Mr Abdirahman Dahir Osman



Somali National Commission for UNESCO
Address : c/o Ambassade de Somalie
26, rue Dumont d'Urville
75116 PARIS

Phone : (252) 152 75 75

E-mail : somalifederalmoeche@gmail.com; esam.aljamei@hotmail.com (SG);
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://moesomalia.net/english/
Year established : 1963

 

South Africa


Deputy Chairperson (acting Chairperson) : Prof. S. Makhanya

Chairperson : Mr Yousaf Gabru

Secretary-General : Mr Carlton Mukwevho

Contact for Education : Zodwa Tsajwa

Programme Officer for the Culture Sector : Mr Tshifhiwa Netshituni



South African National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Private Bag X895
0001 Pretoria
South Africa

Phone : +(27-12) 357 3486 (SG)
Reuben Lefoka (Culture): +(27-12) 357 3477;
Zodwa Tsajwa (Education): +(27-12) 357 3489;
Lefika Chetty (Science and Communication): +(27-12) 357 3496

Fax : +(27-12) 323 0388 (SG)
Reuben Lefoka (Culture): +(27-12) 323 2348;
Zodwa Tsajwa (Education): +(27-12) 323 2348;
Lefika Chetty (Science and Communication): +(27-12) 323 2348

E-mail : Mukwevho.C@dbe.gov.za (SG); Netshituni.t@dbe.gov.za (Culture Sector); Govuza.t@dbe.gov.za
Year established : 20 August 1998 by a governmental decision

 

Spain


Honorary President : H.R.H.the Infanta Doña Cristina de Borbón y Grecia

President : Sr. D. Luís Ramallo Massanet

Secretario General : Sr. Juan Maria Alzina de Aguilar

Deputy Secretary general : Carmen Pinar

Office Assitant : Ms Victoria de la Serna



Comisión Nacional Española de Cooperación con la UNESCO
Address : Avenida de los Reyes Católicos, 4
28040 Madrid
5ª planta
España

Phone : (34) 915823348
(34) 915827935



Fax : (34) 915828222

E-mail : hispaunesco@aecid.es
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.aecid.es/EN or www.unesco.es
Year established : février 1953

 

Sri Lanka


Chairman : Hon Akila Viraj Kariyawasam*

Vice-Chairman : Mr Sunil Hettiaarachchi

Secretary-General : Ms Dhammika Wijayasinghe



Sri Lanka National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Education
5th Floor
"Isurupaya"
Battaramulla
Sri Lanka

Phone : 00 94 11 21 77 002
00 94 11 21 77 006

E-mail : slncu@slt.lk
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : www.slncu.lk
Year established : September 1949

 

Sudan


Chairperson : Mrs. Asia mohammed AbdAllah Idris

Secretary-General : Mr Abdulgadir Muhammad Hassan Noureddin



Sudanese National Commission for Education, Science and Culture
Address : P.O. Box 2324
Khartoum
Sudan

Phone : (249)1 83 779 888

Fax : (249)1 83 776 030
E-mail : sudannatcom@hotmail.com;
Year established : 1956

 

Suriname


Chairperson : Mr Robert Peneux

Permanent Secretary Education : Ms Natasia Bennanon

Secretary-General : Ms Anuradha Kamtasing



Suriname National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Suriname National Commission for UNESCO
Grote Combéweg 23
Paramaribo
Suriname

Phone : 597-498383
597-530289

E-mail : natcomsur@education.gov.sr; natcom.suriname@gmail.com
Year established : 16 June 1976 by Resolution of the Council of Ministers

 

Swaziland


President : Hon Dr. Phineas L. Magagula

Chairperson, Principal Secretary : Mr Patrick Muir

Secretary-General : Mrs Hazel Zungu



Swaziland National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Education and Training
P.O. Box 39
Mbabane
Swaziland

Phone : (268) 404.21 29 (SG);
(268) 404.24 91; (Ministry of Education)
(268) 404.24 92

Fax : (268) 404.54 48 (Nat.Com);
(268) 404.38 80 (Ministry of Education)

E-mail : tinkasha@yahoo.co.uk (SG); natcomswazi@yahoo.com
Year established : 1978 by a Cabinet approval

 

Sweden


Chairperson : Mrs Inger Davidson

Vice-Chairperson : Mr Thomas Kjellqvist

Secretary-General : Mr Mats Djurberg

Deputy Secretary-General : Mr Per Magnusson



Swedish National Commission for UNESCO (Svenska Unescorådet )
Address : Ministry for Education and Research
SE - 103 33 Stockholm
Sweden

Phone : 46 8 786 44 00; 46 70 530 42 54 (Chairperson)
46 730 93 72 93 (Vice Chairperson)
46 8 405 14 57; 46 702 33 81 84 (SG)
46 8 405 32 52; 46 702 29 58 89 (Deputy SG)
46 8 405 91 40; 46 703 85 18 75 (Secretariat)

Fax : (46-8) 20 32 55
E-mail : inger.davidson@kristdemokraterna.se (Chairperson); tomas.kjellqvist@bth.se (Vice Chairperson); mats.djurberg@gov.se (SG); per.magnusson@gov.se (Deputy SG); hanna.gelin@gov.se (Secretariat)
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.unesco.se
Year established : 1950

 

Switzerland


Président : M Jean-Bernard Münch

Secrétaire général : M Nicolas Mathieu



Commission suisse pour l'UNESCO
Address : Département fédéral des affaires étrangères
Division Nations Unies et organisation internationales
Section UNESCO
3003 BERNE
Suisse

Phone : (41-58) 465 5339
E-mail : nicolas.mathieu@eda.admin.ch (SG); annalisa.beltrami@eda.admin.ch
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.unesco.ch/fr/
Year established : mai 1949

 

Syrian Arab Republic


Président : M. Hazwan al-Waz*

Secretary-General : Dr Nidal Hassan



Commission nationale syrienne pour l'UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Education
Al-Mazraa
Al-Shahbandar Square
Syrian Arab Republic


Phone : (963-11) 3321373
(963-11) 3312651

Fax : (963-11) 33501031
E-mail : ncom@scs-net.org; ncom@aloola.sy; 7110846@gmail.com (SG)
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.syrianeducation.org.sy (arabic)
Year established : 13 May 1948

 

Tajikistan


Chairperson : Mr Shamsiddin Orumbekzoda

Secretary General : Mr Sarvar Bakhti



Tajikistan National Commission for UNESCO
Address : 33 Sheroz Street
index: 734001
Dushanbe
Republic of Tajikistan
734001


Phone : (992 37) 221 0305 (Chairperson)
(992 37) 221 17 50 (SG)
(992 37) 221 6001 (staff)



Fax : (992 37) 221 0259 (SG)


E-mail : unesco@mfa.tj
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.unesco.tj
Year established : 1994

 

Thailand


Chairperson : Mr Teerakiat Jareonsettasin, M.D.

Vice Chairperson : Dr. Chaipreuk Sereerak

Secretary-General : Dr Watanaporn RA-NGUBTOOK



Thailand National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Bureau of International Cooperation
Ministry of Education
Ratchadamnoen
Nok Avenue, Dusit
Bangkok 10300
Kingdom of Thailand

Phone : (66) 2628 5646/9
Fax : (66) 2281 0953


E-mail : thainatcom@yahoo.co.th; churasan97@gmail.com (SG)
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.bic.moe.go.th
Year established : October 1949

 

The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia


President : Mr Robert Alagjozovski*

Secretary-General : Ms Lidija Topuzovska



National Commission for UNESCO of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Address : Ministry of Culture
Gjuro Gjakovik, 61
1000 Skopje
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Phone : (+389 2) 3240 517 (Secretary General );
(+389 2) 3240 591 (Secretariat);

Ministry:
(+389 2) 3240 500;
(+389 2) 3240 555


Fax : (+389 2) 3240 533

Ministry:
(+389 2) 3226 920

E-mail : l.topuzovska@kultura.gov.mk (SG); minister@kultura.gov.mk (Pt)
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.kultura.gov.mk
Year established : 1994

 

Timor-Leste


Minister of Education and Chairperson of the National Commission for UNESCO : Mr António da Conceição

Secretary-General : Ms Angelita Sarmento



Timor-Leste National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Rua Belarmino Lobo N°01
Bidau Lecidere
Dili
Timor-Leste

Phone : +670 732 1288
+670 333 9667

E-mail : tlnationalcom@gmail.com
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.unesco.org.tl
Year established : 23 April 2009

 

Togo


Président : M. Octave Nicoué BROOHM*

Secrétaire général : Monsieur Koffi Michel AGBOH



Commission nationale togolaise pour l'UNESCO
Address : B.P. 3226
LOMÉ
Togo

Phone : (228) 221 61 54;
(228) 222 57 87
(228) 920 63 47 (SG)

Fax : (228) 222 57 87
E-mail : unesco_tg@yahoo.fr ; magboh@hotmail.com(SG)
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.unesco.tg.refer.org
Year established : 19 septembre 1963 par Décret

 

Tokelau


Chair : Hon. Mrs Saili Patea

Secretary General : Mr Seiuli Aleta



Tokelau National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Office of the Council for the ongoing Government of Tokelau
Government of Tokelau

Phone : PT: (+685) 20 822/23 (tel) - (+685) 777 1820 (mob)
SG: (+685) 20 822/23


Fax : (+685) 21761

E-mail : spmpeau@gmail.com (Chair); junioraleta@hotmail.com (SG),seiulialeta@gmail.com(SG also)

 

Tonga


Chair : Hon. (Mr) Penisimani Epenisa Fifita



Tonga National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Tonga National Commission for UNESCO
P.O. Box 824
Nuku’alofa
Tonga

Phone : +676 23 903 (President)
+676 23 511 (SG)
+676 774 9956 (SG Mobile)

Fax : +676 23 866 (President)
+676 23 596(SG)

E-mail : unesconatcom@tongaeducation.gov.to;unesconatcom@tongaeducation.gov.to; lucymafi@hotmail.com
Year established : 1984

 

Trinidad and Tobago


President : Mr Anthony Garcia

Secretary-General : Ms Susan Shurland



Trinidad and Tobago National Commission for UNESCO
Address : 15, Wainwright Street
St. Clair
Port of Spain
Trinidad and Tobago


Phone : 1 868 622 0939
1 868 628 0154

Fax : 1 868 622 8909
E-mail : tntncunesco@gmail.com/susan.shurland@moe.edu.tt
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : www.unesco.org.tt
Year established : 30 July 1970 by Cabinet Minute

 

Tunisia


President : M Naji Jalloul

Directeur : Monsieur Mokhtar Khalfaoui

Secrétaire général : Docteur Mohamed Bouhlei

Chef du Service UNESCO : Mlle Héla SOUHABI

Chef du Service ALECSO-ISESCO : M Tarak JEBALI



Commission nationale tunisienne pour l'éducation, la science et la culture
Address : 22 Rue de Carthagène
El Manar I
2092 TUNIS
Tunisie

Phone : (216) 71 88 96 74-75
(216) 71 88 97 04
portable SG: 00216 98536581

Fax : (216) 71 88 97 06
E-mail : comnatu@edunet.tn; hela.souhabi@minedu.edunet.tn; bouhlelmohamed1960@gmail.com
Year established : 8 mai 1957

 

Turkey


President : Prof. Dr. M. Öcal Oğuz

Vice President : Assist. Prof. Dr. M. Akif Kireçci

Vice President : Ambassador Mr. Hüsnü Gürcan Türkoğlu

Secretary-General : Ms Sema Dinçer

Assistant Secretary-General (responsible for internal affairs) : Ms Şule Ürün

Assistant Secretary-General (responsible for international affairs) : Ms İrem Alpaslan



Turkish National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Reşit Galip Cad. Gökçek Sok. No :11
G.O.P. Ankara
Turkey

Phone : (+ 90.312) 426 58 94/109 (SG) /110 and /111 (Assistant SG)
Fax : (+ 90.312) 427 20 64
E-mail : webmaster@unesco.org.tr; ocal@bilkent.edu.tr (PT); semadincer@unesco.org.tr (SG); iremalpaslan@unesco.org.tr (Assistant SG); suleurun@unesco.org.tr (Assistant SG)
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.unesco.org.tr
Year established : 25 August 1949

 

Turkmenistan


President : Mr Sapardurdy Toylyev

Secretary-General : Mr Poladov Kouvandyk



Turkmen National Commission for UNESCO
Address : 15, Bitarap Turkmenistan ave.,
(Turkmenistan Academy of Sciences Building)
Ashgabat, 74 4000
Turkmenistan

Phone : (93-12) 35 53 67
Fax : (93-12) 35 53 67
E-mail : poladov@mail.ru;
Year established : September 1994

 

Tuvalu


Chair : Hon. Mr. Fauoa Maani

Co-Chair : Mr Talavai Iona

Secretary-General : Mr Neaki Letia



Tuvalu National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Education & Sports
Private Mail Bag
Vaiaku
Funafuti
Tuvalu

Phone : +688 20 405/20 834 (Chairperson)
+688 20 44/2131 (SG)

Fax : +688 20 324 (Chairperson)
+688 20 324 (SG)

E-mail : neakiletia@gmail.com; eddept@gmail.com ; kpasiale@gmail.com (SG also)
Year established : 1996

 

Uganda


Chairpserson : Mme Janet Kataaha MUSEVENI

Secretary-General : Ms Rosie Agoi

Assistant Secretary General : Ms Rosie Agoi

Programme Officer /Culture : Dan Kaweesi

Senior Information Scientist : Okello David

Program Officer/ Natural Sciences/ Social and Human : Dr Domimnic Mundrugo-Ogo-Lali

Programme Officer/ Eductaion : Mr David Twebaze



Uganda National Commission for UNESCO
Address : P.O. Box 4962
Kampala
Uganda

Phone : (256) 414 25 97 13

Fax : (256) 414 25 84 05


E-mail : admin@unesco-uganda.ug; ragoi@unesco-uganda.ug
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.unesco-uganda.ug
Year established : September 1963

 

Ukraine


Chairperson : Mr Sergiy Kyslytsya

Vice President : Mr Sergiy Reva

Executive Secretary : Ms Oksana Kyzyma



National Commission of Ukraine for UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1, Mykhailivska Square
UA - 01018 Kyiv
Ukraine

Phone : (380.44) 238 16 91;
(380.44) 238 15 37

Fax : (380.44) 238 18 36
E-mail : uoon@mfa.gov.ua; unesco@mfa.gov.ua;
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : https://www.facebook.com/ukraine.unesco/
Year established : July 1956

 

United Arab Emirates


President : H.E. Mr Hussein bin Ibrahim Al Hamaadi

Secretary-General : Mme Amal Al Koos



United Arab Emirates National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Education
P.O. Box 295
Abudhabi
United Arab Emirates

Phone : (971.4)263 80 94 / (971.2) 408 97 02 (Pt);
(971.2)408 98 60 (Mr. Naoufel Boussafa);
(971.2) 408 98 58 (Mr. Masr S. Al Ameri);
(971.2) 408 98 59 (Mr Khalid M. Sayyad, Secretary);
(971.2) 408 99 99 (Operator, MoE)

Fax : (971.4)263 80 26 (Pt)
(971.2) 408 99 09 (Mr. Masr S. Al Ameri);

E-mail : amal.alkoos@moe.gov.ae; uaenc.4unesco@moe.gov.ae; Masrs.alameri@moe.gov.ae; khalidm.sayyah@moe.gov.ae; naoufel.boussafa@moe.gov.ae
Year established : 1976

 

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


Chairperson : Dr Beth Taylor

Vice Chairperson : Mr Gary Brace

Secretary-General and Chief Executive : Mr James Bridge

Finance and Office Manager : Ms Andrea Blick



United Kingdom National Commission for UNESCO
Address : c/o United Nations Association-UK
3 Whitehall Court
London SW1A 2 EL
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Phone : (44) (0) 20 7766 3491

E-mail : uknatcom@unesco.org.uk; jbridge@unesco.org.uk (Secretary-General); ablick@unesco.org.uk (Ms Andrea Blick)
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.unesco.org.uk
Year established : 1946

 

United Republic of Tanzania


Chairperson : Professor Eliphas Bisanda

Acting Secretary General : Dr Moshi Kimizi



UNESCO National Commission of the United Republic of Tanzania
Address : UNESCO National Commission of the United Republic of Tanzania
P.O. Box 20384
Dar-es-Salaam
United Republic of Tanzania

Phone : (+255.22) 21 26 598 (Office);
(+255) 0712575295 (mobile);

Fax : (255.22) 21 34 292;
(255.22) 21 12 533

E-mail : moshikimizi@yahoo.co.uk; erickesq@yahoo.com; joelsamuel@yahoo.com; musarochec@yahoo.com
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.natcom.go.tz
Year established : 1962, by a Cabinet Order Number 337

 

United States of America


Acting Executive Director : Mr Paul T. Mungai



U.S. National Commission for UNESCO
Address : U.S. Department of State
2401 E Street NW
Room #L-409
Washington, DC 20037
United States of America

Phone : (1.202) 663 2407
Fax : (1.202) 647 8902
E-mail : dcunesco@state.gov(SG)
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.state.gov/p/io/unesco/
Year established : 1946, (re-established on) October 20, 2004 (U.S.C. 287o et seq. and Federal Advisory Committee Act

 

Uruguay


Presidente : Sra. Edith Moraes

Secretario General : Sr Nicolás PONS



Comisión Nacional del Uruguay para la UNESCO
Address : Ministerio de Educación y Cultura
Reconquista 535 - piso 5
11000 MONTEVIDEO
Uruguay

Phone : (598) 2915-6352/29161016
E-mail : unesco@mec.gub.uy
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.comisionunesco.mec.gub.uy
Year established : 11 March 1975

 

Uzbekistan


Chairman : Mr (Prof.) Bakhodir KHODIYEV

Secretary-General : Mr Alisher Ikramov



National Commission of the Republic of Uzbekistan for UNESCO
Address :

Phone : (998.71) 267 05 42; (998.71) 267 05 61
Fax : (998.71) 267 05 38

E-mail : unesco@natcom.albatros.uz
Year established : 29 December 1994

 

Vanuatu


Chair : Hon. Jean Pierre Nirua

Secretary-General : Mr. Jesse Dick Joe

UNESCO Officer : Mr Hilaire Sese



Vanuatu National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Education
PMB 9028
Port Vila
Vanuatu

Phone : (678) 22 309
+678 775 0120 (mobile Chair)
+678 540 0825 (mobile SG)
+678 710 6773 (mobile officer)

E-mail : jpnirua@vanuatu.gov.vu (Chair), jjoe@vanuatu.gov.vu (SG)
Year established : August 1999

 

Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)


Secretaria General : Magister Gabriela Vasquez Bass



Comisión Nacional Venezolana de Cooperación con la UNESCO
Address : Av. Universidad, Esquina San Francisco, Edificio Centro Mercantil Piso 4. 1010 Caracas, Venezuela
Phone : +58 212-4816569
+58 212-4849756



Fax : +58 212-4849841
E-mail : natcom.venezuela1@gmail.com
National Commissions Web site on unesco.org : http://www.cncu.gob.ve
Year established : 17 August 1948

 

Viet Nam


President : H.E.Mr Le Hoai Trung

Secretary-General : Mr Pham Vinh Quang

Deputy Secretary-General : Ms Tran Thi Hoang Mai



Viet Nam National Commission for UNESCO
Address : 8 Khuc Hao Street
Ba Dinh
Ha Noi
Viet Nam

Phone : (84.4) 3 799 36 04

E-mail : unescovn@mofa.gov.vn
Year established : 15 June 1977

 

Yemen


chairperson : Mr Abdellatif Al-Hakimi

Secretary-General : Dr. Ahmed Ali Hasan Al-Maamari



Yemeni National Commission for UNESCO
Address : P.O. Box 12642
Sana'a
Yemen

Phone : (967-1) 214-612 ;
(967-1) 214- 615

Fax : (967-1) 214-613
E-mail : mamarih@yahoo.com (SG)
Year established : 1971

 

Zambia


Chairman : Hon. Dr. John. J. N. Phiri

Secretary-General : Dr Charles Ndakala



Zambia National Commission for UNESCO
Address : P.O. Box 50619
Lusaka
Zambia

Phone : (260.211) 254 340
(260-1) 250558
(260-79) 524035
(260-955) 859522 (SG)

Fax : (260.211) 254 340;
(260.211) 254 342;
(260.211) 254 138


E-mail : natcomzambia@gmail.com; hmmilumbe@gmail.com; ndakalac@yahoo.com (SG)
Year established : August 1966 by an Act of Parliament

 

Zimbabwe


Chairperson : Professor Jonathan Moyo

Secretary General : Ms M. J. Chirapa

Deputy Chairperson : Dr Washington T. Mbizvo



Zimbabwe National Commission for UNESCO
Address : Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education
P. Bag CY 7732
Causeway
Harare
Zimbabwe

Phone : +263-4-732 726 (Chairperson)
+263-4-737 407/702435 (SG)

+263 -0712-876 593 (SG mobile)

Fax : (263 4) 702435/797447
E-mail : zimnatcom@gmail.com (SG)
Year established : 3 March 1987 by Presidential Decree