The MOST Programme encourages UNESCO Member States to establish MOST National Committees to spur co-operation between researchers, decision makers and the Programme.

Member States are free to establish the structure and composition of a National Committee according to their own priorities. Committees are generally constituted with the support of UNESCO National Commissions, in conformity with Resolution 13.11 of the 28th General Conference. Alternatively, any institution with responsibility for scientific policy, such as a national research council, may host a Committee.

The functions of the Committee and samples of their activities – are described in the MOST National Committee Guidelines [PDF, 302 KB].

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To involve stakeholders in execution of UNESCO programmes in its five areas of competence in order to realise the country development goals and to promote peace and understanding among nations.


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    UNESCO Dar es Salaam Job Opportunity - National Associate Project Officer

    Title: National Associate Project Officer

    Domain: Education and Gender Equality

    Grade: NO-B (Only nationals of Tanzania may apply for this post)

    Organizational Unit: UNESCO in Dar es Salaam

    Duty Station: Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania

    Type of contract: Project Appointment

    Duration of contract: 1 year with possibility of extension subject to availability of funds and satisfactory performance

    Annual salary: Approx. 100,312,000 Tanzanian Shillings (TZS

    Deadline: (midnight, East Africa standard time): 19th April 2019

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