UNESCO Chair in Human Rights and Peace (761), established in 2007 at The University of Maastricht (The Netherlands).
Human rights and peace.
- To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation in the field of human rights and peace.
- 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 The Netherlands and elsewhere in Europe and North America, and in other regions of the world.
- The purpose of this Chair shall also be to contribute to strengthening teaching, research, transfer and dissemination of knowledge and capacity-building in the field of human rights, in particular social, economic and cultural rights.
- The Chair explicitly aims at giving fresh impetus to new research themes that are challenging, relevant from society oriented perspective and interdisciplinary.
UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network
Social and Human Sciences.
Dr Fons Coomans, The University of Maastricht
Work Phone - (043) 388-2060/3265
Fax - (043) 388-4887
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City - Maastricht
Postal Code - 6200 MD
Country - The Netherlands