UNESCO Chair for Sustainability (965), established in 2012 at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya (Israel)
Education for sustainable development.
The specific objectives of this Chair are to:
- develop multi-disciplinary undergraduate and post-graduate programmes on sustainability and provide training on this issue;
- carry out research on sustainability and related issues, ranging from economics to social sciences and policy, and disseminate the results widely;
- develop relevant materials and provide training to senior executives; and,
- organize seminars and conferences to facilitate networking, as well as the sharing of knowledge and good practices on sustainability.
UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network
Contact: Dr Mordechai Shechter, UNESCO Chairholder
The Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya
School of Sustainability
P.O. Box 167
Fax: +972(0)4 824-0059
E-mail: shechter(at)econ.haifa.ac.il; moderchai(at)dc.ac.il