UNESCO Chair in Communication and International Development (55), established in 1994 at the University of Québec in Montréal within the framework of the ORBICOM Network (Canada).


Journalism ; Communication.


  • To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation activities in the field of communication.
  • Priority Axes : communication and international development;  training in journalism;  journalistic ethics;  national policies of information;  access to new technologies;  methods of expertises transfer.  Several other complementary axes can be added to it, like management of the medias;  communications law;  public relations and publicity.

Host Institution

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Communication and information.



Prof. Magda Fusaro, Université du Québec à Montréal, Département de management et technologie, École des sciences de la gestion
UNESCO Chairholder, UNESCO Chair in Communication and International Development
E-Mail address - fusaro.magda(at)
Work Phone - 1 (514) 987-3000 # 8523 / # 1213
Fax - 1 (514) 987 3343 /1 (514) 987 0249
Street - Pavillon Judith-Jasmin, Bureau J-4350 , 1455, rue Saint-Denis
City - Montréal
Province/State - Québec
Postal Code - H3X 3S1
Country - Canada