UNESCO Chair "Human Rights, Ethics and Society: globalization of knowledge and distance education" (688), established in 2005 at the University of Nantes (France).


Political science and administrative study.


  • To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation in the fields of human rights and ethics.
  • To facilitate collaboration between high-level, internationally recognized researchers and teaching staff of the University and other institutions in France and elsewhere in Europe and North America, and in other regions of the world.

Host Institution


Public universities in France

Universities in North America

Universities in Latin America

Universities in Europe

Universities in Africa

Arab States

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Social and Human Sciences.


Prof. François Resche, Université de Nantes, UFR de Droit et Sciences Politiques de Nantes, Campus Numérique Français CODES(Campus Ouvert Droit, Ethique et Société)
E-Mail address - p.morand(at)
Work Phone - 33(0)2-51-25-07-25/43
Fax - 33(0)2-51-25-07-20
Street - 2, bis boulevard Léon Bureau
City - 44262 Nantes Cedex 2
Postal Code - BP 96228
Country - France