UNESCO Chair on Human Rights, Democracy and Peace (17), established in 1997 at the Academy of Public Administration (Azerbaijan).


Social and human sciences; Law; Intercultural dialogue.


  • To promote an integrated system of research, training, internship, information and documentation 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.
  • To facilitate regional collaboration between the research and teaching staff of BIPAPS and high-level, internationally recognized researchers and teachers.
  • To initiate research and help elaborate a curriculum concerning issues of human rights, democracy and peace for use in the programmes of BIPAPS.

Host Institution

Academy of Public Administration.


UNESCO Chairs in Human Rights / Culture of Peace.

UNESCO Sector/Field Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Social and Human Sciences.



Prof. Jahangir Hajiyev, Academy of Public Administration
UNESCO Chairholder, UNESCO Chair on Human Rights, Democracy and Peace
E-Mail address - apaunesco(at)

Work Phone - (994-12) 92-65-29
Fax - (994-12) 92-65-15
Street - 74 Lermontov Str.
City - Baku
Postal Code - 1001
Country - Azerbaijan