UNESCO Chair in Human Development and Culture of Peace (730), established in 2006 at Università degli Studi di Firenze (Italy).


Human development and culture of peace.


  • To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation in the fields of human development and culture of peace;
  • To provide capacity building for development cadres from both developing and donor countries of human development and culture of peace through a trans-disciplinary training course.
  • It will serve as a means of facilitating collaboration between high-level, internationally recognized researchers and teaching staff of the University and other institutions in Italy and elsewhere in Europe, and in other regions of the world.

Host Institution

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Education, Culture.


Progress report 2007-2009 (short version)


Prof. Orefice Paolo, University of Florence, Department of Sciences of Education and of Cultural and Formative Processes
UNESCO Chairholder
E-Mail address - peaceunescochair(at)
Work Phone - 055/2720223-217373
Fax - 055/292252
Street - Via di Parione 11B
City - Florence
Postal Code - 50123
Country - Italy

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