UNESCO Chair for the Promotion of Culture of peace and Human Rights (511), established in 2000 at the University of Mali (Mali).


Culture of peace and human rights.


  • To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation activities in the field of culture of peace, human rights, democracy and tolerance.
  • To facilitate collaboration between high-level researchers and the internationally recognized professors of the University and other higher education institutions in Mali and Africa.
  • The activities in the field of human rights will be based on the international standards enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, in the International Covenants on Human Rights and in other relevant standard-setting instruments, on the principles of universality, indivisibility and interdependence of all human rights as well as on the principles of equality between men and women.

Host Institution

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Social and Human Sciences; UNESCO Office in Bamako.


Progress report 2008-2009 (short version)


Dr. Ibrahima Albarka Traore, UNESCO Chairholder

University of Mali
E-mail: traoreibrama(at); chunesco.pcpdh(at)

Work Phone :+(223) 2022 70 77

Cellular Phone: +(223) 6684 45 86

Fax: +(223) 2022 19 32

Street - 957, avenue de la Liberté
City - Bamako
Postal Code - B.P.E. 2528
Country - Mali