India

UNESCO Chair in Peace, Human Rights and Democracy (106), established in 1998 at Maharashtra Academy of Engineering and Educational Research, (India).

Fields/Disciplines

Disciplines related to human rights, democracy and peace.

Objectives

  • 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.

Host Institution

UNESCO Sector/Field Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Social and Human Sciences.

Document

Contact

Prof. Vishwanath D. Karad, The World Peace Centre, Maharashtra Institute of Technology (MIT), Maharashtra Academy of Engineering and Educational Research
Executive President and Chairholder
E-Mail address -
vdkarad(at)mitpune.com
Work Phone - +(91 20) 543 17 95 / 539 85 37
Fax - +(91 20) 544 27 70
Street
- S. No. 124, MIT Campus, Kothrud
City - Pune
Postal Code
- 411 038
Country - India

Website