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How to become a member

You can become a member of the Canadian Commission for UNESCO through our networks and advisory groups. Visit our Networks pages for more information on how to become a member and get involved.

Youth Advisory Group: Call for applications

The CCUNESCO is recruiting new members for a two-year term (2023-2025) on its Youth Advisory Group (YAG). This group was created to ensure the meaningful engagement of youth in all of its programs and activities. Members have the opportunity to contribute their knowledge, expertise, and experiences to advancing CCUNESCO sectoral and cross-sectoral priorities, including: gender equalityreconciliationyouth engagement, freedom of expression, safeguarding documentary heritage, ethics of artificial intelligence, the Decade for People of African Descent, the Decade for Ocean Science for Sustainable Development, the Decade of Indigenous Languages, among others.

The YAG aims to be a collaborative and supportive environment that enables members to thrive both individually and collectively. YAG members have the potential to make active and substantive contributions to the work of CCUNESCO and its networks.

Advisory committees

The membership of our various advisory committees is renewed every two years. Given that there is no fixed date and members' terms vary from committee to committee, we encourage you to follow us on social media and check our website regularly for calls for applications.

Canadian Advisory Committee for Memory of the World: 2022 Call for Applications

We are currently recruiting new members of the Canadian Advisory Committee for Memory of the World for a 18 month term (renewable for an additional 2 years) beginning in fall 2022. If you are passionate about history and heritage, please consult the Call and Application form below. The deadline to apply is September 19, 2022.


The Secretariat for the Canadian Commission for UNESCO offers a stimulating work environment. Applicants interested in joining our team are encouraged to visit the career opportunities page of the Canada Council for the Arts, the agency responsible for CCUNESCO.

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