Greece

UNESCO Chair on Sustainable Development Management and Education in the Mediterranean (983), established in 2012 at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (Greece).

Fields/Disciplines

Education for sustainable development, sustainable development management.

Objectives

The specific objectives of this Chair are to:

  • contribute to strengthening capacities in sustainable development and education for sustainable development in the Mediterranean region;
  • promote undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and training in sustainable development and education for sustainable development targeting students, educators, academics, professionals and managers;
  • promote the development of a framework for competencies and standards on education for sustainable development in the Mediterranean, and contribute to the development of a Mediterranean Strategy on Education for Sustainable Development;
  • create opportunities for synergy, coordination and enhanced cooperation in research on sustainable development and education for sustainable development among higher education institutions and other key stakeholders (civil society, NGOs, the private sector etc.); and,
  • cooperate closely with UNESCO on relevant programmes and activities.

Host Institution

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (Greece)

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network:

Education

Contact: Prof. Michael Scoullos, UNESCO Chairholder

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Department of Chemistry, Laboratory of Environment Chemistry

30, Panepistimiou str.

10679 Athens

Greece

Phone: 30-210-727-42-74

Fax: 30-210-727-42-69

E-mail: scoullos@chem.uoa.gr