UNESCO Chair in social development and democracy (657), established in 2004 at University of Omar Bongo, Libreville (Gabon).


Social development, democracy.


  • To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation in the field of intellectual social development and democracy
  • It will serve as a means of facilitating collaboration between high-level, internationally recognized researchers and teaching staff of the University and other institutions of higher education of Gabon and Sub-Saharan Africa

Host Institution

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Social and Human Sciences.


Prof. Jean-Emile Mbot, University Omar Bongo
E-Mail address - uob(at)
Work Phone - (241) 73 20 33
Fax - (241) 73 20 45
Street - BP 13131
City - Libreville
Country - Gabon