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Jamaica again is a member of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee

Kingston, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) Jamaica was elected a member of the World Heritage Committee of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), as reported by the local media outlet The Gleaner.

Jamaica was one of the nine countries selected to join the committee. Its membership will extend until 2027.

Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sports Olivia Grange said it is important for Jamaica to be at the table helping to make decisions in the interest of the country and other Small Island Developing States.

This is Jamaica’s second term on the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, having served previously between 2013 and 2017, when the Blue and John Crow Mountains were inscribed on the World Heritage List.

The country is currently in the process of nominating Port Royal and the Seville Heritage Park for the list.

Jamaica was also elected to four-year terms on the Intergovernmental Committee for Physical Education and Sport; and the International Coordinating Council of the Man and the Biosphere Programme, also belonging to UNESCO.

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