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KNATCOM visits Maseno University

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KNATCOM visits Maseno University

The Kenya National Commission for UNESCO (KNATCOM) recently visited Maseno University to orient UNESCO club members on their mandate.

The Maseno University UNESCO Club is comprised of students from different disciplines under the patronage of Dr. Maureen Olel, Chairperson, Educational Management and Foundations.

The expected outcomes of established UNESCO clubs in Universities is that they need to be sustainable, enhance visibility of UNESCO and KNATOM, use the UNESCO Club platform to promote SDGs pillars of society, Environment and Economy, gain recognition and create opportunities for collaborations, consultancies and networks.

The Kenya National Commission for UNESCO (KNATCOM) was established in 1964 as a Department under the then Ministry of Education. This establishment was subsequent to Kenya’s Membership to UNESCO in April 7, 1964 as the 73rdMember and in line with UNESCO

The Commission: mobilizes financial, technical and informational resources from UNESCO; promotes collaborations between national and international institutions; promotes knowledge and information sharing; facilitates national and international policy formulation in the fields of education, sciences, culture and communication & information among many other functions.

Maseno University UNESCO Club members in a group photo with their patron, Dr. Maureen Olel (Fourth from left) and a team from Kenya National Commission for UNESCO after a session on UNESCO clubs orientation at the University boardroom.

Prof. Joseph Chacha, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Partnerships Research and Innovations, in a group photo with a team from Kenya National Commission for UNESCO and Deans from four schools after a courtesy call.