South Africa

UNESCO "Oliver Tambo" Chair of Human Rights (211), established in 1996 at the University of Fort Hare (South Africa).


Disciplines related to human rights.


  • To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation in the field of human rights.
  • 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.

Host Institution


  • UNESCO Chairs on Human Rights

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Social and Human Sciences.



Prof. N. S. Rembe, University of Fort Hare
UNESCO Chairholder UNESCO "Oliver Tambo" Chair of Human Rights
E-Mail address - Nsrembe(at)
Work Phone - +(27 40) 60 22 544 / + (27.40) 60 22 220
Fax - +(27 40) 65 31 707
Street - Private Bag X 1314
City - Alice
Postal Code - 5700
Country - South Africa