Our Members

Executive Committee

iconLiette Vasseur

Canadian Commission for UNESCO

iconMireille Apollon

Canadian Commission for UNESCO

iconSébastien Goupil

Canadian Commission for UNESCO

iconSimon Brault

Director and Chief Executive Officer,
Canada Council for the Arts (permanent member)

iconJeffrey Marder 

Director, United Nations Division,
Global Affairs Canada (permanent member)

iconDavid Fuss

Director of International and Intergovernmental Affairs, and Human Rights,
Canadian Heritage (permanent member)

iconChantal C. Beaulieu

Executive Director,
Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (permanent member)


Director, International Organizations and Global Affairs, Ministry of International Affairs and Francophonie ,
Government of Quebec (permanent member)

iconEstelle Lamoureux

President, Sectoral Commission, Education,
(appointed member)

iconPaolo Granata

President, Sectoral Commission, Culture, Communication and Information,
(appointed member)

iconMelanie Goodchild

President, Sectoral Commission, Human, Social and Natural Sciences,
(appointed member)

iconJennifer Dorner

Director, FOFA Gallery at Concordia University,
(member appointed by the Canada Council for the Arts)

iconNadia Duguay

Co-founder and Director-General, Exeko,
(member elected by the Annual General Meeting)

iconThomas J. Johnson

Executive Director, Eskasoni Fish & Wildlife Commission,
(member elected by the Annual General Meeting)

iconBushra Ebadi

Global Security and Politics research associate, Centre for International Governance Innovation,
(member elected by the Annual General Meeting)

Sectoral Commissions


  • Marco Bacon
  • Daniel Baril
  • Mark Evans
  • Gerald Farthing
  • Linyuan Guo-Brennan
  • André-Yanne Parent
  • Lynette Shultz
  • Ralf St. Clair
  • Scott Walter
  • Estelle Lamoureux, President


  • Dick Bourgeois-Doyle
  • Tullio Caputo
  • Shaylin Drukis
  • Adam Fenech
  • Sophia Huyer
  • Yann Joly
  • Robert Siron
  • Yvonne Vizina
  • Ingrid Waldron
  • Melanie Goodchild, President


  • Camille Callison
  • Brenda Gunn
  • Sharon Jeannotte
  • Michael Karanicolas
  • Ashok Mathur
  • Gervais Mbarga
  • Marie-Josée Parent
  • Paul Whitney
  • Carolyn Wilson
  • Ronald E. Ignace
  • Paolo Granata, President

Advisory Committees

Memory of the World Committee

  • Guy Berthiaume 
  • Camille Callison
  • Derek James Cooke
  • Chantal Fortier
  • Yves Frenette
  • Lorraine O’Donnell
  • Geneviève Pichet

Youth Advisory Group

  • Bushra Ebadi (Chair)
  • Haven Rees (Vice-Chair)
  • Mohammad Hossein Asadi Lari
  • Erinn Drage
  • Alec Boudreau
  • Alice Miquet
  • Apefa Adjivon
  • Jesse Hildebrand

  • Jeremiah Ellis
  • Samantha McBeth
  • Ryan Murphy
  • Jamie Kramer
  • Elsa Mondésir Villefort
  • Jocelyn Kent
  • Emilie Leneveu
  • Katelynne Herchak
  • Ella Chan
  • Tanya Snowshoe
  • Aniqah Zowmi
  • Colin Robinson
  • Muriam Fancy
  • Arthi Ramachandran
  • Asha Siad
  • Sara McGillivray
  • Susan Ly
  • Zoey Tung Barthelemy

Coalition of Inclusive Municipalities

  • Meghan Brooks, City of Ottawa (ON) (Chair)
  • Caitlin Downie, Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (AB) (Vice-Chair)
  • Jocelyn Curteanu, City of Whitehorse (YK)
  • Maude Marquis-Bissonnette, City of Gatineau (QC)
  • Marie-Josée Parent, City of Montreal (QC)
  • Thilak Tennekone, Town of Stratford (PEI)
  • Darren Reedy, Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AB)
  • Tymmarah Sheculski, City of Lethbridge (AB)
  • Anne Nickerson, City of Vancouver (BC)
  • Roy Pogorzelski, Board of Directors, Canadian Race Relations Foundation (observer)

Biosphere Reserves Network

Coalition of Inclusive Municipalities

  • Amos (Quebec) 
  • Aurora (Ontario)
  • Belleville (Ontario)
  • Brooks (Alberta)
  • Brossard (Quebec)
  • Burnaby (British Columbia)
  • Caledon (Ontario)
  • Calgary (Alberta)
  • Chapais (Quebec)
  • Cochrane (Alberta)
  • County of Kings (Nova Scotia)
  • Devon (Alberta)
  • Dieppe (New Brunswick)
  • Drayton Valley (Alberta)
  • Edmonton (Alberta)
  • Eeyou Istchee James Bay (Quebec)
  • Fort Macleod (Alberta)
  • Gatineau (Quebec)
  • Georgina (Ontario)
  • Grand Bank (Newfoundland)
  • Grande Prairie (Alberta)
  • Halifax (Nova Scotia)
  • Hamilton (Ontario)
  • Innisfail (Alberta)
  • Kentville (Nova Scotia)
  • Kingston (Ontario)
  • Lethbridge (Alberta)
  • Lions Bay (British Columbia)
  • London (Ontario)
  • Longueuil (Quebec)
  • Malartic (Quebec)
  • Markham (Ontario)
  • Medicine Hat (Alberta)
  • Moncton (New Brunswick)
  • Montreal (Quebec)
  • Moose Jaw (Saskatchewan)
  • New Glasgow (Nova Scotia)
  • Newmarket (Ontario)
  • Oakville (Ontario)
  • Oshawa (Ontario)
  • Ottawa (Ontario)
  • Peel (Ontario)
  • Prince Albert (Saskatchewan)
  • Prince George (British Columbia)
  • Provost (Alberta)
  • Quebec City (Quebec)
  • Red Deer (Alberta)
  • Richmond Hill (Ontario)
  • Saguenay (Quebec)
  • Saint John (New Brunswick)
  • Saint-Justin (Quebec)
  • Saskatoon (Saskatchewan)
  • Sault Ste. Marie (Ontario)
  • Sept-Îles (Quebec)
  • Sherbrooke (Quebec)
  • St. Albert (Alberta)
  • Stratford (Prince Edward Island)
  • Strathcona County (Alberta)
  • Sudbury (Ontario)
  • Tecumseh (Ontario)
  • Terrebonne (Quebec)
  • Thunder Bay (Ontario)
  • Toronto (Ontario)
  • Truro (Nova Scotia)
  • Val-d’Or (Quebec)
  • Vancouver (British Columbia)
  • Varennes (Quebec)
  • Vaughan (Ontario)
  • Victoria (British Columbia)
  • Wetaskiwin (Alberta)
  • Whitehorse (Yukon)
  • Williams Lake (British Columbia)
  • Windsor (Ontario)
  • Winnipeg (Manitoba)
  • Wood Buffalo / Fort McMurray (Alberta)

Associated Schools Network


  • Cassandre Pérusse, National Coordinator, Canadian Commission for UNESCO - Ottawa, Ontario

  • Robert Mazzotta, The Alberta Teachers’ Association - Edmonton Alberta

  • Mark Perry, Diversity and Respect Lead, Anglophone School District South, New Brunswick Department of Education and Early Childhood

  • Linda Connor, Social Studies Consultant, Instruction, Curriculum & Assessment Branch, Manitoba Education - Winnipeg, Manitoba

  • Lorraine Otoide, International Education Officer, Ministry of Education - Toronto, Ontario

  • Barbara Ryeburn, Assistant Director of Social Justice, BC Teachers' Federation



  • ALEXANDER FERGUSON SCHOOL (Candidate School) - Calgary, Alberta

  • CALGARY FRENCH AND INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL (Member School) - Calgary, Alberta

  • ÉCOLE AIRDRIE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Member School) - Airdrie, Alberta

  • ÉCOLE FRANCOPHONE D’AIRDRIE (Member School) - Airdrie, Alberta

  • ÉCOLE LA SOURCE (Candidate School) - Calgary, Alberta

  • ÉCOLE LE RUISSEAU(Candidate School) - Brooks, Alberta

  • ÉCOLE SECONDAIRE SAINTE MARGUERITE D’YOUVILLE (Candidate School) - St. Albert, Alberta

  • ESCUELA PINES SCHOOL (Candidate School) - Red Deer, Alberta

  • GLENDALE SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY SCHOOL (Candidate School) - Red Deer, Alberta

  • GRIFFITHS-SCOTT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Member School) - Millet, Alberta

  • HOLY TRINITY CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Candidate School) - Fort McMurray, Alberta

  • KEENOOSHAYO SCHOOL (Candidate school) - St. Albert, Alberta

  • M E LAZERTE HIGH SCHOOL (Candidate School) - Edmonton, Alberta

  • NITON CENTRAL SCHOOL (Member School) - Niton Junction, Alberta

  • OLDS HIGH SCHOOL (Member School) - Olds, Alberta

  • QUEEN ELIZABETH HIGH SCHOOL (Member School) - Edmonton, Alberta


  • CANYON LISTER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Member School) - Canyon, British Columbia

  • SA-HALI SECONDARY SCHOOL (Candidate School) - Kamloops, British Columbia

  • TRAFALGAR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Candidate School) - Vancouver, British Columbia


  • AL-HIJRA ISLAMIC SCHOOL (Member School) - Winnipeg, Manitoba

  • BAIRDMORE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Candidate School) - Winnipeg, Manitoba

  • BEAUSEJOUR EARLY YEARS SCHOOL (Member School) - Beausejour, Manitoba

  • BROCK CORYDON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Member School) - Winnipeg, Manitoba

  • CHURCHILL HIGH SCHOOL (Member School) - Winnipeg, Manitoba

  • COLLÈGE JEANNE SAUVÉ (Member School) - Winnipeg, Manitoba

  • COLLÈGE PIERRE-ELLIOT-TRUDEAU (Member School) - Winnipeg, Manitoba

  • ÉCOLE COMMUNAUTAIRE RÉAL BÉRARD (Candidate School) - Saint-Pierre-Jolys, Manitoba

  • ÉCOLE GOLDEN GATE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Candidate School) - Winnipeg, Manitoba

  • ÉCOLE LAURA SECORD SCHOOL (Member School) - Winnipeg, Manitoba

  • ÉCOLE POINTES-DES-CHÊNES (Candidate School) - Ste-Anne, Manitoba

  • ÉCOLE TUXEDO PARK (Candidate School) - Winnipeg, Manitoba

  • ELM CREEK SCHOOL (Candidate School) - Elm Creek, Manitoba

  • JOHN PRITCHARD SCHOOL (Member School) - Winnipeg, Manitoba

  • LINDEN MEADOWS (Candidate School) - Winnipeg, Manitoba

  • NIJI MAHKWA (Candidate School) - Winnipeg, Manitoba

  • ONANOLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Candidate School) - Onanole, Manitoba

  • RIVER EAST COLLEGIATE (Member School) - Winnipeg, Manitoba

  • ROSSBURN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Candidate School) - Rossburn, Manitoba

  • ST. EMILE CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Member School) - Winnipeg, Manitoba

  • ST. JAMES COLLEGIATE (Member School) - Winnipeg, Manitoba

  • ST. JOHN'S-RAVENSCOURT SCHOOL (Candidate School) - Winnipeg, Manitoba

  • STEVENSON-BRITANNIA ADULT LEARNING CENTRE (Member School) - Winnipeg, Manitoba

  • THE COLLEGIATE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF WINNIPEG (Candidate School) - Winnipeg, Manitoba

  • UNIVERSITY OF WINNIPEG, FACULTY OF EDUCATION (Candidate School) - Winnipeg, Manitoba

  • VINCENT MASSEY COLLEGIATE (Member School) - Winnipeg, Manitoba

  • WEST ST-PAUL SCHOOL (Candidate School) - Winnipeg, Manitoba


  • ÉCOLE BLANCHE-BOURGEOIS (Candidate School) - Cocagne, New Brunswick

  • ÉCOLE CHAMPLAIN (Candidate School) - Moncton, New Brunswick

  • ÉCOLE CLÉMENT-CORMIER (Candidate School) - Bouctouche, New Brunswick

  • ÉCOLE GRANDE-RIVIÈRE (Candidate School) - Saint-Léonard, New Brunswick


  • LOCKEPORT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Member School) - Lockeport, New Brunswick

  • LOCKEPORT REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL (Member School) - Lockeport, New Brunswick


  • BRUCE PENINSULA DISTRICT SCHOOL (Member School) - Lion’s Head, Ontario

  • CAPE CROKER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Candidate School) - Wiarton, Ontario

  • ÉCOLE DES ADULTES LE CARREFOUR (Candidate School) - Ottawa, Ontario

  • PICKERING COLLEGE (Candidate School) - Newmarket, Ontario

  • ST. EDMUND’S PUBLIC SCHOOL (Member School) - Tobermory, Ontario

  • STEPHEN LEWIS SECONDARY SCHOOL (Candidate School) - Mississauga, Ontario


  • ACADÉMIE DES SACRÉS-CŒURS (Member School) - Saint-Bruno-De-Montarville, Québec

  • ACADÉMIE LAFONTAINE (Candidate School) - Saint-Jérôme, Québec

  • COLLÈGE BEAUBOIS (Member School) - Pierrefonds, Québec

  • COLLÈGE BOURGET (Member School) - Rigaud, Québec

  • COLLÈGE DUROCHER-SAINT-LAMBERT (Member School) - Saint-Lambert, Québec

  • COLLÈGE MARIE-DE-L'INCARNATION (Candidate School) - Trois-Rivières, Québec

  • COLLÈGE REGINA ASSUMPTA (Member School) - Montréal, Québec

  • COLLÈGE SAINT-PAUL (Member School) - Varennes, Québec

  • COLLÈGE SAINT-SACREMENT (Member School) - Terrebonne, Québec

  • COLLÈGE SAINTE-ANNE DE LACHINE (Member School) - Lachine, Québec

  • ÉCOLE ALTERNATIVE ATELIER (Member School) - Montréal, Québec

  • ÉCOLE CAVELIER-DE-LASALLE (Member School) - LaSalle, Québec

  • ÉCOLE DE LA MORELLE (Member School) - Saint-Ubalde, Québec

  • ÉCOLE DES AMIS-DU-MONDE (Member School) - Côte-Saint-Luc, Québec

  • ÉCOLE ÉMILE-NELLIGAN (Member School) - Kirkland, Québec

  • ÉCOLE LA POUDRIÈRE (Member School) - Drummondville, Québec

  • ÉCOLE LE SALÉSIEN (Candidate school) - Sherbrooke, Québec

  • ÉCOLE SECONDAIRE DANIEL-JOHNSON (Member School) - Montréal, Québec

  • ÉCOLE SECONDAIRE DES GRANDES-MARÉES (Member School) - La Baie, Québec

  • ÉCOLE SECONDAIRE LE PRÉLUDE  (Member School) - Mascouche, Québec

  • ÉCOLE SECONDAIRE SAINT-LUC (Member School) - Montréal, Québec

  • ÉCOLE SPÉCIALISÉE DES REMPARTS (Member School) - Longueuil, Québec

  • ÉCOLE STE-GERMAINE-COUSIN (Member School) - Montréal, Québec


  • BETHLEHEM CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Member School) - Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

  • HAFFORD CENTRAL SCHOOL (Member School) - Hafford, Saskatchewan

  • HOLY FAMILY CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Candidate School) - Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

  • RANCH EHRLO SOCIETY - Children and Youth Treatment Centre (Member School) - Pilot Butte, Saskatchewan

  • ST. EDWARD SCHOOL (Candidate School) - Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

  • ST JOSEPH HIGH SCHOOL (Candidate School) - Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

UNESCO Chairs in Canada

World Heritage Sites Network

The UNESCO Creative Cities Network

The UNESCO Global Geoparks Network

The UNEVOC Network

Honorary Members

  • Michel Agnaïeff
  • Guy Bourgeault
  • Ian Christie Clark
  • Marshall Conley
  • Jacques Demers
  • Francine Fournier
  • Paul Gérin-Lajoie
  • Louis Hamel
  • Viviane Launay
  • Gilbert Laurin
  • Albert Millaire
  • Louis Patenaude
  • Kim Phuc
  • Douglas Roche
  • Michèle Stanton-Jean
  • Swee-Hin Toh
  • David A. Walden
  • Max Wyman