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Year 2000,
International Year for
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Education for a Culture of Peace

Peace, Human
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UNESCO CHAIRS on
Culture of Peace
Democracy, Peace and Human Rights

Algeria | Argentina | Austria | Azerbaijan | Belarus | Benin | Brazil | Bulgaria | Burundi | Colombia | Côte d’Ivoire | Dominican Republic | Equitorial Guinea | Ethiopia | Georgia | Greece | India | Italy | Jordan | Korea | Madagascar | Mexico | Morocco | Namibia | Palestinian Authority | Panama | Poland | Romania | Russian Federation | Slovakia | South Africa | Spain | Switzerland | Ukraine | United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland | United States of America | Uzbekistan | Venezuela | Zimbabwe

 

Title of Chair / Address

Objectives

Algeria

UNESCO Chair for Teaching, Research and Education of Human Rights, Democracy and Peace
University of Oran (in collaboration with the National Human Rights Observatory)
Professor Mohamed Abbon
Rector
University of Oran
PO Box 1524 El M’naouer
Oran
Algeria
Telephone: 213 6 41 69 51
Fax: 213 6 33 86 79
Mise en place d'un système intégré d'activités de recherche et de formation, d'information et de documentation dans le domaine de l'éducation permanente aux droits de l'homme, à la démocratie et à la paix ; Élaboration d'un plan concernant la question des droits de l'homme, de la démocratie et de la paix à utiliser dans les programmes de l'Université ; Développement progressif d'un système élargi pour l'éducation permanente aux droits de l'homme, à la démocratie et à la paix, y compris l'élaboration de programmes spéciaux d'éducation aux droits de l'homme et à la démocratie pour le personnel enseignant des établissements primaires, secondaires et supérieurs, ainsi que pour les élus des organismes nationaux, gouvernementaux et municipaux, les juristes, les militaires, le personnel chargé de l'exécution des peines, les médias.

Argentina

Chaire UNESCO de formation en gestion des crises humaines,
Professor Dra. Miriam Dolly Arancibia de Calmels
Chair holder
Universidad Católica de Cuyo – Facultad de Filosophía y Humanidades
Ignacio de la Rosa 1516, Rivadavia
5400 San Juan
Argentina
Telephone: 54 64 33 25 25
Fax: 54 64 33 25 26
Email: filosofia@uccuyo.edu.ar
Web: Universidad Catolica de Cuyo-UCC
Rassembler, constituer et diffuser les connaissances académiques et opérationnelles indispensables pour prévenir, gérer et traiter les crises auxquelles sont confrontées les sociétés ; améliorer la prise en charge des victimes grâce à la formation de tous les professionnels concernés et par la création de services spécialisés pour l'accueil, les soins et l'aide aux victimes ; Favoriser en Amérique latine, le développement de plans globaux d'action pour faire face à ce problème.

Austria

UNESCO Chair on Peace, Human Rights and Democracy
Professor Gerald Mader
Chairholder
European University Centre for Peace Studies
A-7461, Stadschlaining
Telephone: 43 33 55 24 98
Fax: 43 33 55 26 62
e-mail: aspr@aspr.ac.at
Web : European University Centre for Peace Studies
Information and Documentation Centre established by National Commissions for UNESCO to provide a continuous and comprehensive programme in the field of Peace, Human Rights and Democracy, and to facilitate subregional and regional co-operation among member universities and institutions.

Azerbaijan

UNESCO Chair on Peace, Human Rights and Democracy
Professor Alikram Zakir Abdullayev
Rector
Baku Institute of Public Administration and Political Science (BIPAPS)
74 Lermontov Kuchesi Str.
370001 Baku
Azerbaijan
Telephone: 99412 92 65 29
Fax: 99412 92 69 64
To promote an integrated system of research activities in the field of peace, human rights and democracy, focusing on social, legal, historical and political aspects of human rights, democracy and interethnic relations.

Belarus

UNESCO Chair for Human Rights and Democracy
Belarussian State Polytechnical Acedemy
Faculty of Law
4, F. Skorina Avenue
220080 Minsk
Belarus
Telephone: 375 172 20 75 38
Fax: 375 172 26 59 40
To promote and integrated system of research, training, information and documentation activities in the field of human rights and democracy. To facilitate collaboration between internationally recognized researchers and the research team of the BSPA, and other institutions in the region and world-wide.
UNESCO Chair in the Culture of Peace and Democracy
Mr. Ivan Varivonchik
Project Co-ordinator
National Institute of Higher Education of the Republic of Belarus
15 Moskovskaya St.
220 001 Minsk
Belarus
Telephone: 375 172 228 315
Fax: 375 172 228 315
Email: ivanvaqr@ns.study.minsk.by
ivanar@ns.nsys.mins
To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation activities in the field of human rights, democracy and peace as well as tolerance and intercultural dialogue in Belarus and in other countries of the region.

Benin

Chaire UNESCO des droits de la personne humaine et de la démocratie
Prof. Théodore Holo
Responsable de la chaire UNESCO
Faculté des sciences juridiques, économiques et politiques
Université nationale du Bénin
B. P. 526
Campus universitaire d'Abomey, Calavi
Cotonou
Phone: 229 36 00 74
Fax: 229 30 16 38/30 09 38
Promouvoir un système intégré d'activités de recherche de formation, d'information et documentation dans le domaine des droits de l'homme et de la démocratie ; animer la recherche et aider à élaborer un plan d'études concernant les questions des droits de l'homme, de la démocratie et de la paix à utiliser dans les programmes de l'Université et d'éducation permanente.

Brazil

UNESCO Chair on Education for Peace, Human Rights, Democracy and Tolerance
Prof. Umberto G. Cordani
Chairholder
Universidade de São Paulo
Instituto de Estudios Avançados
Av. Prof. Luciano Gualberto
Travessa J 374
Terreo, Cidade Universitária
CEP 05 508 900 São Paulo
Brésil
Tel: 55 11 818 3919/818 4442
Fax: 55 11 211 9563
Email: iea@org.usp.br
USP - Universidade de Sao Paulo - Homepage
To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation activities in the field of human rights, democracy and peace based upon subregional and regional collaboration. To initiate research and help elaborate a curriculum concerning issues of human rights, democracy and peace for use in the Programmes of the University and for the progressive development of a nation-wide system of permanent education for democracy and human rights.
Chaire UNESCO-AUGM sur la culture de la paix
Vice-Reitora
Universidade Federal do Paraná
Rua XV de Novembro, 1299
Curitiba
Phone: 55 41 262 0340
Fax: 55 41 264 5432
In Collaboration with:
Prof. Jorge Brovetto
Presidente
Asociación de Universidades Grupo Montevideo
Av. Brasil 2697, Ed. UNESCO
Montevideo (Uruguay)
Phone/Fax: 708 65 30
E-mail: grmont@seciu.edu.uy
Promouvoir une culture de la paix en développant un système intégré d'activités d'enseignement et de recherche et en utilisant tous les moyens appropriés pour le transfert des connaissances (cours magistraux, conférences, séminaires, tables rondes, colloques, ateliers, publications, matériel audiovisuel, centres d'information et de documentation, etc.).

Bulgaria

UNESCO Chair for Civic Education
Professor Roumen Valtchev
Chairholder
Sofia University "St. Kliment Orchridski"
Civic Education Department
15, Tsar Osvoboditel Blv.
1000 Sofia
Bulgaria
Telephone: 359 2 801 176
Fax: 359 1 463 589
e-mail: oemosf@bgcict.bitnet
Coordination et l'implantation des programmes d'éducation civique dans les écoles ; Elaboration de manuels scolaires ; Formation de formateurs.
UNESCO Chair on Culture of Peace and Human Rights
Professor Petkro Tchbanov
Rector
Bourgas Free University
101, Alexandrovska Str.
Bourgas 8000
Bulgaria
Telephone: 35956 2 10 25
Fax: 35956 2 95 67
To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation activities in the field of peace, human rights an democracy to initiate research and help elaborate a curriculum concerning issues of human rights, democracy and peace for use in the programmes of the Bourgas Free University and as a contribution to work under way for progressive development of a nation-wide system of continuing education for peace, democracy and human rights.

Burundi

Chaire UNESCO en éducation à la paix et la résolution pacifique des conflicts
Professeur Gilbert Midende
Responsible de la Chair
Université de Burundi
BP 1550
Bjumbura
Burundi
Téléphone: 257 222 059
Fax: 257 223 288
Mise en place d'un système intégré de recherche, de formation, d'information et de documentation au service de l'éducation à la paix et la résolution pacifique des conflits.

Colombia

UNESCO Chair for Democracy and Human Rights
Professor Ricardo Sanchez Angel
Chairholder
Instituto Luis Carlo Galan para el Desarrollo de la Democracia
Calle de la Esperanza, Candelaria Calle 10 no 4-21
Santafé de Bogatá
Colombia
Telephone: 57 1 342 5000
Fax: 57 1 284 53 53
Email: sdc@ileg.colnodo.apc.org
To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation in the field of democracy and human rights; To initiate research and help elaborate curricula concerning issues of democracy and human rights for the progressive development of a nation-wide system of permanent education in the field.

Côte d’Ivoire

Chaire UNESCO pour la culture de la paix
Professeur Dago Gerard Lezou
Directeur de la Coopération
Université de Cocody
B.P V.34
Abidjan
Côte d’Ivoire
Téléphone: 225 448 751
Fax: 225 448 751
Promouvoir la qualité de l'éducation et de la recherche (3ème cycle universitaire), la démocratie, les droits de l'homme, l'esprit de tolérance et les autres valeurs propres à une culture de la paix. La Chaire a une vocation sous-régionale et sert de cadre de réflexion et de débat sur les problèmes du continent.

Dominican Republic

Chaire UNESCO pour la paix, les droits de l'homme et la démocratie
Dr. Edylberto Cabral Ramírez
Rector
Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo
Zona Universitaria
Santo Domingo
Phone: 533 1045
Fax: 533 1106
Promouvoir un système intégré d'activités de recherche, de formation, d'information et de documentation dans le domaine de la paix, les droits de l'homme et la démocratie, ainsi que des méthodes de prévention et de
résolution pacifique des conflits ; Faciliter la collaboration nationale, sous-régionale, régionale et internationale entre les chercheurs et les enseignants de haut niveau, et ceux de l'Université ; Promouvoir l'éducation pour la paix, les droits de l'homme et la démocratie en République dominicaine par la formation d'éducateurs et le soutien aux enseignants dans ces domaines.

Equitorial Guinea

Chair UNESCO en éducation pour la paix, le respect des droits de l'homme et la démocratie
Universidad Nacional de Guinea Ecuatorial, Malabo
 

Ethiopia

UNESCO Chair for Education for Human Rights and Democracy
Prof. Andreas Eshete
Chairholder
Addis Ababa University
Faculty of Law
P.O. Box 1176
Addis Ababa
Ethiopie
Phone: 251 1 550 844
Fax: 251 1 550 655
To promote information and documentation in the field ; To develop a nation-wide system of permanent education for human rights and democracy, including the elaboration of special educational programming for the personnel of schools and institutions of higher education, elected representatives of local and national bodies, governmental and municipal officials, members of the judiciary, lawyers, military, law-enforcement and penitentiary personnel, as well as media personnel...

Georgia

UNESCO Chair on Culture of Peace and Democracy
Professor M. Vakhtang Sartania
Chairholder
Sulkhan-Baba Orbeliani Tibilisi State Pedagogical University
Faculty of History and Law
32, I. Chavchavadze av.
380079 Tibilisi
Georgia
Telephone: 995 32 223 581
Fax: 995 32 294 713
To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation activities in the field of peace, human rights and democracy; To initiate research and help elaborate a curriculum concerning issues of human rights, democracy and peace for use in the programmes of the University and as a contribution to work under way for the progressive development of a nation-wide system of continuing education for peace, democracy and human rights.

Greece

UNESCO Chair on Education for Human Rights & Peace
Chairholder: Professor Dimitra Papadopoulou
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Department of Psychology
Box 48
Thessaloniki, 54006
Greece
Telephone: + 30 31 99 73 61, 99 53 11
Fax: +30 31 99 73 61
e-mail: dipeace@psy.auth.gr
Web:http://www.unesco.auth.gr/unescochair/default.htm

www.unesco.auth.gr

Institute of Education for Peace
c/o Professor D. Papadopoulou
PO BOX 10417
Thessaloniki 541 10
Greece

The UNESCO Chair at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki is the development of :
a. An Inter-Faculty Interdisciplinary Programme on Education for Human Rights and Peace, entitled "Contemporary World Problems and the Scientist's Responsibility". The above Inter-Faculty Programme is a development of the Programme of Education for Peace which was founded in 1986 at undergraduate and postgraduate level with the central research project "School books in Greece and Education for Peace". Responsible for the Programme since 1986 is Professor Dimitra Papadopoulou.
b. the educational activities of the Institute of Education for Peace.

Click here to read the Winter Programme for 2000 - 2001
Click here to read the Spring Programme for 1999 - 2000

India

UNESCO Chair in Peace, Human Rights and Democracy
Professor Vishwnath D. Karad
Chairholder
Academy of Engineering and Educational Research
Maharashtra Institute of Technology (MIT)
World Peace Centre
S.No 124, Kothrud, Paul Road
41103 Pune
India
Telephone: 91 212 33 76 82
Fax: 91 212 34 27 70
To promote an integrated system of research, training and information and documentation activities in the field of peace, human rights and democracy; To initiate research and help elaborate a curriculum concerning issues of human rights, peace, democracy, tolerance and international understanding for use in the programmes of the Centre and as a contribution to the launching of a nationwide system of continuing education for human rights, peace, democracy, tolerance and international understanding in India.

Italy

UNESCO Chair in Human Rights, Democracy and Peace
Universitá degli Studi di Padova
 

Jordan

UNESCO Chair on Human Rights and Democracy
Dr. Muhamed Adnan Al-Bakhit
Chairholder
Faculty of Social and Human Sciences
AL al-Bayt University
P.O. Box 130040
Mafraq, Amman
Phone: 962 6 871 101-6
Fax: 962 6 871 232
To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation activities in the field democracy and human rights. An important activity will be to initiate research and help elaborate a curriculum concerning issues of human rights and democracy for use in the programmes of the University and as a contribution to work under way for the progressive development of a nation-wide system of permanent education for human rights and democracy.

Korea

UNESCO Chair on Peace, Democracy and Human Rights
Professor Sung-Joo Han
Chairholder
Korea University
IL Min International Relations Institute
1, Anam-dong Sungbuk-Ku
136-701 Seoul
Republic of Korea
Telephone: 82 2 923 2416
Fax: 82 2 927 5165
Email: irihan@aol.com
Web: Il Min International Relations Institute
To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation activities in the field of education for peace, democracy, and human rights; To develop a postgraduate teaching programme in the framework of three Graduate Colleges: Ilmin International Relations Institute (IRI), Graduate School of Policy Studies and Graduate School of International Studies.

Madagascar

Chaire UNESCO pour la paix, la démocratie et le développement
Prof. Rakotoniaina Justin
Coordonnateur national
Université de Fianarantsoa
B.P. 1264
Route de Mahasoabe, P.K. 3
Andrainjato
301 Fianarantsoa
Phone: 261 7 508 02
Fax: 261 7 506 19
Promouvoir, dans le cadre d'un diplôme d'études approfondies (3ème cycle universitaire) de droit public, un système intégré d'activités d'enseignement et de recherche, de formation, d'information et de documentation dans les domaines de la culture de la paix, des droits de l'homme, de la démocratie, ainsi que du développement ; Faciliter la coopération sous-régionale (Océan indien) et régionale entre des chercheurs et professeurs de haut niveau et de réputation internationale et le personnel enseignant de l'Université.
Chairholder Professeur Chavildan
Université du Val-de-Marne, Paris XII
Avenue du Charles de Gaulle
94010 Créteil
France
Téléphone: 33 1 45 17 18 80
Fax: 33 1 45 18 76
 

Mexico

UNESCO Chair for Human Rights
Dr Gloria Ramírez Hernández
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)
Centro de estudios Básicos en Teoría Social (CEBTS)
Faculdad de Ciencias Políticas y Sociales
Ciudad Universitaria
04510 México
Telephono: 52 2 548 40 40
Fax: 52 2 550 87 72
E-mail: ramirez@sociolan.politicas.unam.mx
Web Site: http://sociolan.politicas.unam.mx
Contribuir a la paz y a la seguridad estrechando, mediante la educación, la ciencia y la cultura, la colaboración entre las naciones, a fin de asegurar el respeto universal a la justicia, a la ley, a los derechos humanos y a las libertades fundamentales.

Morocco

UNESCO Chair on Education, Training and Research for Human Rights
Professeur Omar Azimam
Université Mohammed V
Faculté des sciences juridiques, économiques et sociales
B.P. 721 Agdal
Rabat
Maroc
Téléphone: 212 7 77 13 37
Fax: 212 7 37 27 70
a) Développer au Maroc, et promouvoir dans les autres pays arabes, un système intégré d'activités de formation initiale et avancée (au niveau du doctorat) et continue dans le domaine ;
b) Promouvoir la recherche et la publication d'études et de périodiques spécialisés ;
c) Promouvoir le développement, au Maroc, d'infrastructures de documentation et d'information dans le domaine des droits de l'homme.
Chaire UNESCO sur la culture de la paix
Prof. El Madani Blekhadir
Coordonnateur
Faculté des sciences juridiques, économiques et sociales
Université Mohammed 1er
B. P. 724
6000 Oujda
Phone: 212 6 74 75 50
Fax: 212 6 74 47 45
Promouvoir un système intégré d'activités de recherche, de formation, d'information et de documentation dans le domaine de la paix, des droits de l'homme et de la démocratie ; Faciliter la coopération subrégionale et régionale entre des chercheurs et des professeurs de haut niveau et de réputation internationale et le personnel
enseignant de l'Université.

Namibia

UNESCO Chair for Democracy and Human Rights
(Within the framework of the UTRECHT/UNESCO Network for Southern Africa)
Professor Walter Kamba
Chairholder
University of Namibia
Private Bag 13301
340 Mandume Ndemufayo / Avenue Pioneerspark
Windhoek
Namibia
Telephone: 264 61 206 39 37
Fax: 264 61 207 22 86
To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation activities in the field;
To elaborate a curriculum concerning democracy and human rights integrated in the study programmes of the Law Faculty and to progressively a nation-wide system of permanent education for democracy and human rights.

Palestinian Authority

UNESCO Chair in Human Rights, Democracy and Peace
Dr Mohammed Sharaqa
Chairholder
An Najah National University
Faculty of Law
P.O. Box 7707
Nablus
Palestinian National Authority
Telephone: 9729 37 65 84 / 37 00 42
Fax: 9729 38 79 82
Web:www.najah.edu/english/Research/unescocenter.htm
Email: office@najah.edu
To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation activities in the field of human rights, democracy and peace;
To elaborate a curriculum concerning issues of human rights, democracy and peace for use in the programmes of the An Najah National University and of other Palestinian universities.
UNESCO Chair in Freedom of Expression
Prof. Sari Nusseibeh
Coordinator
Institute of Modern Media
Al-Quds University
P. O. Box 3523
Jerusalem
Phone: 972 2 295 9274
Fax: 972 2 295 9275
To promote through teaching, research, informational and creative practice, the understanding of the role of communication and freedom of expression in human life, its centrality in the production of a free, developed and just society, and therefore its status as a fundamental human right; To develop, through teaching and research as well as information and documentation activities, the knowledge of the history, foundations, institutions, ethics and philosophy of freedom of expression and democratic exchange, and the problems and challenges facing free communication and expression in different periods and societies; To promote educational, informational, creative and critical activities and innovative media practices that enlarge the constitutencies, horizons and issues for free and open communication, and contribute to freedom of expression and democracy; To network with other institutions, in particular with UNESCO networks devoted to human rights, freedom of expression and democracy, as well as communication education, locally, regionally and globally.

Panama

Cátedra Itinerante UNESCO de Cultura de Paz
Prof. Gustavo Garcia de Paredes
Coordinador
Universidad de Panamá
Ciudad Universitaria, La Colina
El Cangrejo, Bella Vista
Phone: 223 0654/263 6133 Ext. 101
Fax: 223 264 3733
Abarcar un conjunto de actividades coordinadas, de varias universidades, en los campos de la enseñanza, investigación, promoción y difusión de la cultura de paz, a través de todos los medios idóneos. Promouvoir un système coordonnant les activités de recherche et de formation mises en oeuvre par différentes universités dans le domaine de la culture de la paix ; Développer tous les moyens appropriés pour la transmission des connaissances, tels que : cours magistraux, conférences, séminaires, tables rondes, symposiums, ateliers, publications, matériels audio-visuels, centres d'information et de documentation. Promouvoir un système coordonnant les activités de recherche et de formation mises en oeuvre par différentes universités dans le domaine de la culture de la paix ; Développer tous les moyens appropriés pour la
transmission des connaissances, tels que : cours magistraux, conférences, séminaires, tables rondes,
symposiums, ateliers, publications, matériels audio-visuels, centres d'information et de documentation.

Poland

UNESCO Chair on Human Rights and Peace
Professor Tadeusz Jasudowicz
Chairholder
Nicholas Copernicus University
ul. J. Gagaringa 11
PL – 87100 Torun
Poland
Telephone: 48 56 2294
Fax: 48 56 2402
To organize and promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation activities in the field of education for democracy and peace through human rights; To facilitate subregional, regional and international collaboration between high-level, internationally recognized researchers and teachers and the research and teaching staff of the University; To promote the progressive development of a nationwide system of permanent education for democracy and peace through human rights, including the elaboration of special educational programmes for members of such services as the army, the police, penitentiary personnel, the teaching profession, public administration, the judiciary, etc.

Romania

Chair UNESCO des droits de l’homme et de la démocratie
Professeu Vicor Iancu
Responsible de la Chaire
Université de Nord
Str. Victor Babes nr. 62A
Baia Mare
Roumanie
Téléphone: 40 62 42 2778
Fax: 40 62 42 2173
Promouvoir un système intégré d'activités de recherche, de formation, d'information et de documentation dans le domaine des droits de l'homme et de la démocratie ; Faciliter la coopération subrégionale et régionale entre des chercheurs et professeurs de haut niveau et de réputation internationale et le personnel enseignant de l'Institut et de l'Université ; Encourager la recherche et contribuer à l'élaboration d'un plan d'études concernant les droits de l'homme, la démocratie et la paix applicable dans les programmes de l'Université, ainsi que dans d'autres institutions d'enseignement supérieur de Roumanie, en se constituant comme point focal national pour les activités dans le domaine.
Insitut Roumain pour les Droits de l’Homme
Piata Charles de Gaulle nr. 3
Bucarest
Roumanie
Téléphon: 40 1 222 7229
Fax: 40 1 222 4287
Email: irdo@itcnet.ro
 

Russian Federation

UNESCO Chair in Education for a Culture of Peace
and Human Rights
Prof. Barasby S. Karamurzov
Rector
Kabardino-Balkarian State University
Tchernichevskiy St.,173
Nalchik 360004
Phone: 7 095 25254
Fax: 7 095 337 99 55
E-mail: bsk@kbgu-1nalchik.su
To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation activities in the field of peace, human rights, tolerance and international understanding; To facilitate subregional and regional
collaboration between high-level and internationally recognized researchers and teachers, and the research and teaching staff of the University.
UNESCO Chair on Human Rights, Peace, Tolerance and International Understanding
Prof. Valeri Mikhailenko
Chairholder
Ural A. M. Gorky State University
51 Lenin Avenue
Ekaterinburg 620083
Phone: 7 095 343 2 55 75 43
Fax: 7 095 343 2 49 56 52
To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation activities in the field of human rights, peace, democracy, tolerance and international understanding; To facilitate subregional and regional collaboration between high-level, internationally recognized researchers and teachers, and the research and teaching staff of the University; To initiate research and help elaborate a curriculum concerning issues of human rights, peace, democracy, tolerance and international understanding for use in the programmes of the University and as a contribution to launching a nationwide system of continuing education for human rights, peace, democracy, tolerance and international understanding in the Russian Federation.
UNESCO Chair for Human Rights and Democracy
Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO)
of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
9, Vozdvijenka Str.
Moscow
Russian Federation
To organize and promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation activities in the field of education for human rights and democracy; To facilitate subregional and regional collaboration between high-level, internationally recognized researchers and teachers of MGIMO and MNIMP and high-level, internationally recognized researchers and lecturers from other countries. An important area of activity for Chair is the progressive development of a nationwide system of permanent education for human rights and democracy, including the elaboration of special educational programmes on human rights and democracy for the personnel of schools and institutions of higher education, elected representatives of local and national bodies, governmental and municipal officials, lawyers, military, law-enforcement and penitentiary personnel, as well as media personnel, etc.
Moscow Independent Institute of International Law (MNIMP)
Professor Y. Kolosov
Chairholder
Prospect Vernadsky Str.
Moscow 11745
Russian Federation
Telephone: 95 434 94 52 / 241 31 33
Fax: 95 241 11 66
 
UNESCO Chair on Culture of Peace and Democracy
Prof. Lioudmila Selezneva
Chairholder
Department of History, Political Science and Law
Russian State University for the Humanities
6, Miusskaya sq.
Moscow 125267
Phone: 7 095 250 61 18
Fax: 7 095 250 51 09
E-mail: afn@rggu.msk.ru
Web Site: http://www.rsuh.ru
To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation activities in the field;
To initiate research and help elaborate a curriculum concerning issues of human rights, democracy and peace for use in the programmes of the Russian State University for the Humanities, and for the progressive development of a nation-wide system of continuing education for peace, democracy and human rights.
UNESCO Chair / Network in Humanization of Training of Military Specialists and Problems of Conversion
Professor V. Maklakov
Chairholder
Joukovsky Air Force Engineering Academy
Leningradsky av 125167
Moscow
Russian Federation
Telephone: 155 10 91
Fax: 250 59 55
a) To develop and implement a programme for the training and retraining of military personnel which will promote the idea and meet the needs of peace-building an peace-keeping;
b) To develop and implement various aerospace protects which will bring improvements in land and sea monitoring for the study and protection of the environment and cultural sites;
c) To serve as a centre of excellence for basic and applied research in the field of radio-physics;
d) To promote ecological awareness and encourage an environment-friendly approach among the members of the military academic community.
Chaire UNESCO sur le tourisme culturel pour la paix et le développement
Prof. Valery Kvartalnov
Rector/Chairholder
Russian International Academy for Tourism
10, ul. Octyabrskaya
Skhodnia, Moscow Region, 141420
Phone: 7 095 574 22 88
Fax: 7 095 574 16 36
E-mail: riat@megabit7.ru
Web Site: http://www.megabit7.ru/~somos/riat
Promouvoir un ensemble d'activités de recherche, de formation, d'information et de documentation qui contribue à la formulation de stratégies de tourisme culturel pour la paix et le développement, c'est-à-dire qui assure la conservation à long terme des sites, la participation des populations locales aux projets ainsi qu'aux bénéfices du tourisme, tout en encourageant le dialogue entre les cultures ; Faciliter la coopération sous-régionale, régionale et interrégionale entre des chercheurs et professeurs de haut niveau et de réputation internationale et le personnel enseignant de l'Académie.
UNESCO Transdisciplinary Chair of Peace Philosophy
Moscow and St. Petersburg State Universities
 

Slovakia

UNESCO Chair for Human Rights Education
Professor Miroslav Kusy
Chairholder
Comenius University
P.O. Box 1
Gondova 2
SK-81801 Bratislava
Slovakia
Telephone: 421 7 323 640
Fax: 421 7 323 640
E-mail: nehre@rec.uniba.sk
To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation activities in the field.

South Africa

UNESCO Chair in Culture of Peace and Preventative Diplomacy
Professor J. Reddy
Vice-Chancellor and Rector
University of Durban-Westville
P.O. Box 64001
Durban 4001
South Africa
Telephone: 27 31 820
Fax: 820 2383
To establish within ACCORD a new teaching and research unit in the field of culture of peace and preventive diplomacy which will implement the following activities: elaboration of a set of case studies, simulations, theoretical framework and an academic curriculum in the field.
UNESCO "Oliver Tambo" Chair on Human Rights
Professor N.S. Rembe
Chairholder
University of Fort Hare
Private Bag X 1314
Alice 5700, Ceskei
South Africa
Telephone: 27 404 32 312
Fax: 27 404 32 119
Email:  rembe.n@ufhcc.ufh.ac.za
Web: The UNESCO Oliver Tambo Chair of Human Rights
To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation in the field;
To initiate research and help elaborate a curriculum concerning issues of human rights and democracy for use in the programmes of the University and to develop progressively a nation-wide system of permanent education for democracy and human rights.

Spain

Catédra UNESCO de la Paz, la Democracia Parliamentario y los Derechos Humanos
Prof. Francisco Aznar Vallejo
Responsable de la Cátedra UNESCO
Instituto Tricontinental de la Democracía Parlamentaria
y los Derechos Humanos
Universidad de La Laguna
Molinos de Agua s/n.
E 38207 La Laguna
Phone: 34 922 31 94 57
Fax: 34 922 25 96 28
Promover un conjunto articulado de actividades de investigación, formación, información y documentación en la esfera de la paz, la democracia parlamentaria y los derechos humanos, a fin de promover une cultura de paz.
Contribuir a elaborar un plan de estudios sobre los mismos asuntos, incluyendo las soluciones pacífica de los conflictos, asi como la humanización del desarrollo;
Fomentar progresivamente un sistema de educación permanente para la paz, los derechos humanos, la democracia, la tolerancia y el entendimiento internacional.
Cátedra UNESCO de Paz y Derechos Humanos
Professor Vincen’s Fisas
Chairholder
Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona
Faculdad de Ciencias Políticas y Sociología
Campus Universatario
08193 Barcelona
España
Telefono: 34 93 581 24 14
Fax: 34 93 581 24 37
Email:  vfisas@pangea.org
Web: Càtedra UNESCO sobre Pau i Drets Humans
Promover un conjunto articulado de actividades de investigación, formación, información y documentación en la esfera de la paz y los derechos humanos, con el de promover une cultura de paz;
Contribuir a la difusión de los valores de tolerancia y entendimiento mutuo y de no discriminación;
Contribuir a elaborar un plan de estudios relativo a las cuestiones de la paz y los derechos humanos que ha de utilizar en los programas de la Universidad y fomentar progresivamente un sistema de educación permanente para la paz, los derechos humanos, la democracia, la tolerancia y el entendimiento internacional.

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Switzerland

Chaire UNESCO sur les droits de l'homme et la démocratie
Université de Fribourg
Prof. Patrice Meyer
Coordonnateur
Institut interdisciplinaire d'éthique et des droits de l'homme
Université de Fribourg
6, rue Saint-Michel
CH 1700 Fribourg
Phone: 41 26 300 7343
Fax: 41 26 300 9707
E-mail: Patrice.Meyer-Bisch@unifr.ch
Web: Institut interdisciplinaire d'éthique et des droits de l'homme
 

Ukraine

UNESCO Chair in Human Rights, Peace and Democracy, Tolerance and International Understanding
Professor Viatcheslav Brioukhovetsky
Chairholder
National University of Kiev
Mohyla Academy
2 Skovoroda Str.
254070 Kiev
Ukraine
Telephone: 380 44 416 45 15
Fax: 380 44 417 84 61
To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation in the field.
To initiate research and help elaborate a curriculum concerning issues of human rights, peace, democracy, tolerance and international understanding for use in the programmes of the National University of Kiev-Mohyla Academy and as a contribution to launching a nation-wide system of continuing education for human rights, peace, democracy, tolerance and international understanding.

United Kingdom of Great Britain
and Northern Ireland

UNESCO Chair in Education for Pluralism, Human Rights and Democracy
University of Ulster, Londonderry
 

United States of America

Cátedra UNESCO de Educatión para la Paz
Dra Anaida Pascual
Coordinadora
Universidad de Puerto Rico
Recinto de Río Piedras
P.O.Box 23344
San Juan de Puerto Rico, PR 00931 3344
Phone: 787 764 0000 Ext. 2304
Fax: 787 763 4265
Abarcar un conjunto de actividades coordinadas, de varias universidades, en los campos de la enseñanza, investigación, promoción y difusión de una educación para la paz, a través de todos los medios idóneos. Mise en place d'un ensemble d'activités académiques dans le domaine de l'éducation pour la paix incluant notamment : cours magistraux, professeurs et conférenciers invités, présentation d'expositions et projections de matériels audio-visuels, formation des professeurs, élaboration de programmes et matériels didactiques, débats régionaux sur l'innovation éducative et sociale dans le domaine de l'éducation pour la paix, développement d'une base de données, création d'une université d'été,…

Uzbekistan

UNESCO Chair in Human Rights, Peace, Democracy, Tolerance and International Understanding
Prof. Akmal Saidov
Chairholder
Uzbekistan National Center for Human Rights
University of World Economy and Diplomacy
54, Buyuk Ipak yuli str.
Tashkent 700137
Phone: 998 712 67 67 69
Fax: 998 712 67 09 00
E-mail: diauwed@uwed.freenet.uz
 

Venezuela

Cátedra UNESCO – Planetea Libre: Hacia una Cultura de Paz
Universidad Central de Venezuela
Faculdade de Ciencias Económicas y Sociales
Dirección de Postgrado Y Escola de Antropología
Dra Enoé Texier de Gámez
Coordinadora
Muro de la Paz
Calle Luis Roche QTA – Laklouk
Colinas de Bello Monte
Caracas
Venezuela
Telefono: 582 751 3936
Fax: 582 752 09 96
Email: fipli@caracas.c-com.net
catpli@caracas.c-com.net
Web Site: http://www.planetalibre.com/
Promover un cambio de percepción de nosotros mismos, como hacedores de nuestro destino, capaces de evolucionar integralmente, liberando nuestros cuerpos y desarrollando nuestras destrezas, eliminando ataduras, dogmas, miedos, violencias y traumas, para reencontrarnos con nuestro potencial de crecimiento y de amor, en sintonía con el cosmos, e ir construyendo la Cultura de Paz en transición hacia la sociedad del tercer milenio, basada en el desarrollo humano duradero, la democracia, la paz, la equidad y la libertad. Témoigner de la pérennité de certaines valeurs humaines et spirituelles ; Promouvoir un changement de perception de nous-mêmes en tant qu'agents de notre destinée, capables de changer intégralement en libérant notre corps et en développant nos capacités, en éliminant tout ce qui nous freine, dogmes, peurs, violences et traumatismes, pour retrouver notre potentiel de croissance et d'amour en harmonie avec le cosmos, et aller vers une culture de la paix jusqu'à la société du troisième millénaire qui devra être fondée sur un développement humain durable, la démocratie, la paix, l'équité et la liberté.
Cátedra Itinerante UNESCO / FDH de Derechos Humanos
Professor Marco Tulio Bruni Celli
Chairholder
Universidad Centroccidental Lisandro Alvarado
Torres Capriles, Piso 8
Plaza Venezuela
Caracas
Venezuela
Telefono: 582 793 03 50 / 782 74 78
Fax: 582 793 23 80
Abarcar un conjunto articulado de actividades de formación, capacitación, investigación, información y documentación en el campo de los derechos humanos con un enfoque multidisciplinario, a nivel de las instituciones de educación superior del país y de sus respectivas zonas de influencia.
Mise en place d'un ensemble articulé d'activités de formation, de perfectionnement, de recherche, d'information et de documentation dans le domaine des droits de l'homme, en collaboration avec les institutions d'enseignement supérieur du pays actives dans leurs zones d'influence respectives.

Zimbabwe

Herbert Chitepo UNESCO Chair on Human Rights,
Democracy, Peace and Governance
Prof. Saidmukhtar Saidkasimov
President
University of Zimbabwe
P.O. Box MP 167
Mount Pleasant
Harare
Phone: 263 4 303 211 ext 1309
Fax: 263 4 304 008
To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation activities in the field of human rights, peace, democracy, tolerance and international understanding; To facilitate subregional and regional collaboration between high-level, internationally recognized researchers and teachers, and the research and teaching staff of the University; To initiate research and help elaborate a curriculum concerning issues of human rights, democracy, peace, and governance for use in the programmes of the University and as a contribution to launching a large-scale nationwide system of continuing education for human rights, democracy, peace and governance in Zimbabwe.

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