Israel

UNESCO Chair in Cultural Diversity (948), established in 2011 at the University of Haifa (Israel)

Fields/Disciplines

Cultural diversity.

 

Objectives     

 The specific objectives of this Chair are to:

  • foster the problematic of cultural diversity in academic spheres, as well as in other social sectors though the creation and development of a database about cultural diversity phenomena in Israel;
  • encourage research, training and documentation on cultural diversity issues, as well as the development of information and communication technologies (ICT) to promote cultural diversity;
  • develop a national and international network of UNESCO Chairs around the cultural diversity problematic; and,
  • foster North-South-South cooperation and knowledge exchange through collaboration with other institutions and universities in Israel and in other parts of the world, in particular with the Asia and the Pacific region

 

Host Institution

University of Haifa (Israel)

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Culture.

Contact

Mr Aaron Ben-Ze’ev

President

The University of Haifa

Mount Carmel, Haifa 31905

Israel