Our Members

Executive Committee

President

Liette Vasseur

President

Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Brock University and UNESCO Chair in Community Sustainability: from Local to Global

Vice-President

Mireille Apollon

Vice-President

Former City Councillor and Deputy Mayor, Ville de Gatineau

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Sébastien Goupil

Secretary-General, Canadian Commission for UNESCO

Simon Brault

Simon Brault

Member representing the Canada Council for the Arts

Director and Chief Executive Officer, Canada Council for the Arts

Alternate member representing the Canada Council for the Arts

Michelle Chawla

Alternate member representing the Canada Council for the Arts

Director General, Strategy and Public Affairs, Canada Council for the Arts

Member representing Global Affairs Canada

Jeffrey Marder

Member representing Global Affairs Canada

Director, United Nations Division, Global Affairs Canada

Member representing Canadian Heritage

Flavie Major

Member representing Canadian Heritage

Director of International and Intergovernmental Affairs, and Human Rights

Member representing the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada

Chantal C. Beaulieu

Member representing the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada

Executive Director, Council of Ministers of Education, Canada

Member representing the Government of Quebec

Bernard Denault

Member representing the Government of Quebec

Director, International Organizations and Global Affairs, Ministry of International Affairs and Francophonie, Government of Quebec

President, Sectoral Commission, Education

Estelle Lamoureux

President, Sectoral Commission, Education

Co-chair of Education, Manitoba Association for Rights and Liberties

President, Sectoral Commission, Culture, Communication and Information

Paolo Granata

President, Sectoral Commission, Culture, Communication and Information

Assistant Professor, Book and Media Studies, St. Michael’s College/University of Toronto

Member appointed by the Canada Council for the Arts

Jennifer Dorner

Member appointed by the Canada Council for the Arts

Executive Producer, POP Montreal International Music Festival

Member representing civil society, elected by the Annual General Meeting

Nadia Duguay

Member representing civil society, elected by the Annual General Meeting

Co-founder and Director-General, Exeko

Member representing civil society, elected by the Annual General Meeting

Thomas J. Johnson

Member representing civil society, elected by the Annual General Meeting

Executive Director, Eskasoni Fish & Wildlife Commission

Member representing civil society, elected by the Annual General Meeting

Bushra Ebadi

Member representing civil society, elected by the Annual General Meeting

President, Youth Advisory Group of CCUNESCO & Social Innovator and Researcher

Sectoral Commissions

EDUCATION

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

NATURAL, SOCIAL AND HUMAN SCIENCES

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

CULTURE, COMMUNICATION & INFORMATION

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

Advisory Committees

Memory of the World Committee

  • Andrew Horrall 
  • Cody Groat
  • Derek James Cooke
  • Chantal Fortier
  • François David
  • Lorraine O’Donnell 
  • Laura A. Millar

Youth Advisory Group

  • Alec Boudreau
  • Alice Miquet
  • Aniqah Zowmi
  • Apefa Adjivon
  • Arthi Ramachandran
  • Asha Siad
  • Bushra Ebadi
  • Colin Robinson
  • Ella Chan
  • Elsa Mondesir Villefort
  • Émilie Leneveu
  • Erinn Drage
  • Haven Rees
  • Jamie Kramer
  • Jeremiah Ellis
  • Jesse Hilderbrand
  • Jocelyn Kent
  • Katelynne Herchak
  • Mohammad Hossein Asadi Lari
  • Muriam Fancy
  • Ryan J Murphy
  • Samantha McBeth
  • Sara McGillivray
  • Susan Ly
  • Tanya Snowshoe
  • Zoey Barthemely

Coalition of Inclusive Municipalities

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

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)
  • Chestermere (Alberta)
  • 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)
  • Fort Saskatchewan (Alberta)
  • Gatineau (Quebec)
  • Georgina (Ontario)
  • Grand Bank (Newfoundland)
  • Grande Prairie (Alberta)
  • Halifax (Nova Scotia)
  • Hamilton (Ontario)
  • Innisfail (Alberta)
  • Kentville (Nova Scotia)
  • Kingston (Ontario)
  • La Tuque (Quebec)
  • 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)
  • Niagara (Ontario)
  • North Okanagan (British Columbia)
  • Oakville (Ontario)
  • Oshawa (Ontario)
  • Ottawa (Ontario)
  • Peel (Ontario)
  • Peterborough (Ontario)
  • Prince Albert (Saskatchewan)
  • Prince George (British Columbia)
  • Provost (Alberta)
  • Quebec City (Quebec)
  • Red Deer (Alberta)
  • Repentigny (Quebec)
  • 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)

UNESCO Schools Network

COORDINATORS

  • Isabelle LeVert-Chiasson, National Coordinator, Canadian Commission for UNESCO - Ottawa, Ontario

  • Tim Jeffares, The Alberta Teachers’ Association - Edmonton Alberta

  • Janice Williams, Learning Specialist, Science K-12, NB Department of Education and Early Childhood Development - New Brunswick

  • 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 - British Columbia

SCHOOLS

ALBERTA

  • BELLEROSE COMPOSITE HIGH SCHOOL (Candidate School) - St. Albert, 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 DE 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 VISTA GRANDE SCHOOL (Candidate School) - Red Deer, Alberta

  • GLENGARRY SCHOOL (Candidate School) - Edmonton, Alberta

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

  • JOSEPH WELSH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Candidate School) - Red Deer, Alberta

 

  • KEENOOSHAYO SCHOOL (Member 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

  • ROSEMONT SCHOOL (Candidate School) - Calgary, Alberta

  • SPITZEE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Candidate School) - High River, Alberta

BRITISH COLUMBIA

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

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

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

MANITOBA

  • ACADIA JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Candidate School) - Winnipeg, Manitoba

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

  • BAIRDMORE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Member 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 GARDEN CITY COLLEGIATE (Candidate 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 DUGALD SCHOOL (Candidate School) - Winnipeg, Manitoba 

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

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

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

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

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

  • LINDEN MEADOWS (Member School) - Winnipeg, Manitoba

  • NIJI MAHKWA (Candidate School) - Winnipeg, Manitoba

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

  • RIVER EAST COLLEGIATE (Member School) - Winnipeg, 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

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

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

NEW BRUNSWICK

  • DORCHESTER CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL (Candidate School) - Dorchester, New Brunswick

  • FOREST HILLS SCHOOL (Candidate School) - Saint John, New Brunswick

  • HAMPTON HIGH SCHOOL (Member School) - Hampton, New Brunswick

  • LAKEFIELD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Candidate School) - Hampton, New Brunswick

  • LOCH LOMOND SCHOOL (Candidate School) - Saint John, New Brunswick

  • SAINT-JOHN HIGH SCHOOL (Candidate School) - Saint John, New Brunswick

  • ST. MALACHY'S MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL ( Candidate School) - Saint John, New Brunswick

  • ST. STEPHEN'S MIDDLE SCHOOL (Candidate School) - Saint Stephen, New Brunswick

NOVA SCOTIA

  • ALLISON BERNARD MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL (Candidate School) - Eskasoni, Nova Scotia

  • LOCKEPORT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Candidate School) - Lockeport, Nova Scotia

  • LOCKEPORT REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL (Candidate School) - Lockeport, Nova Scotia

ONTARIO

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

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

  • ÉCOLE ÉLÉMENTAIRE PUBLIQUE MADELEINE-DE-ROYBON (Candidate School) Kingston, Ontario

  • FULFORD ACADEMY (Candidate School) - Brockville, Ontario

  • HAVERGAL COLLEGE (Candidate School) - North York, Ontario

  • PICKERING COLLEGE (Candidate School) - Newmarket, Ontario

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

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

QUEBEC

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

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

  • CENTRE PAULINE-JULIEN (Candidate School) - Montréal, Québec

  • COLLÈGE BEAUBOIS (Member School) - Pierrefonds, Québec

  • COLLÈGE BOURGET (Member School) - Rigaud, Québec

  • COLLÈGE DE SAINTE-ANNE-DE-LA-POCATIÈRE (Candidate School) - La Pocatière, 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 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 JACQUES-DE-CHAMBLY (Candidate School) - Québec, Québec

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

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

  • ÉCOLE MARIE-CLARAC (Candidate School) - Montréal-Nord, Québec

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

  • ÉCOLE SECONDAIRE MONSEIGNEUR-RICHARD (Candidate School) - Verdun, Québec

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

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

  • ÉCOLE SECONDAIRE PAUL-GÉRIN-LA-JOIE-D'OUTREMONT (Candidate School) - Outremont, Québec

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

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

  • POLYVALENTE DEUX-MONTAGNES (Candidate School) - Deux-Montagnes, Québec

SASKATCHEWAN

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

  • GREYSTONE HEIGHTS SCHOOL (Candidate School) - Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

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

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

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

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

YUKON
  • F.H.COLLINS SECONDARY SCHOOL (Candidate School) - Whitehorse, Yukon

  • GHÙCH TLÂ COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Candidate School) - Carcross, Yukon

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