UNESCO Chair in Social and Spatial Inclusion of International Migrants: Urban Policies and Practice (816), established in 2008 at the Università Iuav di Venezia (Italy).


Social and spatial inclusion of migrants: urban policies and practice.


The specific objectives of this Chair are:

  • to produce better understanding on how to improve good urban governance top promote inclusion of international migrant;
  • to exchange information on policies and practices that best respond to the challenges of inclusion in increasingly multicultural and transnational urban societies;
  • to foster the awareness of policy-makers, government officials and the civil society at large on the importance of international migrants social inclusion.

Host Institution


Progress report 2008-2010 (short version)

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Social and human sciences.


Prof. Marcello Balbo, The Università Iuav di Venezia
Project leader
E-Mail address - marcello.balbo(at)
Work Phone - +39-041-25-72-123
Fax - +39-041-52-40-403
Street - Tolentini / Santa Croce 191
City - Venezia
Postal Code - 30135
Country - Italy