With its commitment to supporting effective literacy policies and programmes, UNESCO honours excellence and innovation in the field of literacy throughout the world. Every year, on the occasion of International Literacy Day (8th September), its International Literacy Prizes are awarded to institutions, organizations and individuals whose efforts contribute to the promotion of dynamic literate societies.
Venue: IMMACULATE CONCEPTION HIGH SCHOOL, (ICHS), 152C CONSTANT SPRING ROAD, KINGSTON 8
This year will be the second staging of the R&D Chess Tournament and driven by the slogan "Where Every Child is a Winner" it promises to be even bigger & better than last year. There will be more than 60 trophies and medals to be won, gift vouchers, gift baskets, a tablet for the winner plus other prizes.
Services Scoop is the pioneering trade magazine of the Caribbean. This magazine highlights the critical, yet underrated role the services sector plays in the Caribbean’s economic development. Services Scoop explores how the region can better realize trade in services, seize regional and international opportunities and highlights examples of success. The magazine is heavily circulated throughout the Caribbean to trade-related agencies across the world.
The Book Industry Association of Jamaica will host its event; the Booksellers Trade Show. The event will take place at Leslie Ridout Hall, Kingston Bookshop, 80 King Street, Kingston. Publishers and persons in industry - related businesses will be given the opportunity to make presentations as well.
Venue: NANOOK, 20 Burlington Avenue, Kingston 10 (off Eastwood Park Road) Tel, (1876) 285 - 3659 or 327 - 5829
Beginning Saturday, Nanook offers the first in a series of seminars geared at helping our creators to make a living from their creativity. Joan Webley will be the main presenter for each seminar, however there will be guest speakers present as well. More information on the presenters can be found at www.nanookonline.com