Russian Federation

UNESCO Chair in Human Rights and Democracy (303), established in 1994 at Moscow State Institute of International Relations (Russian Federation).

Fields/Disciplines

Disciplines related to human rights and democracy.

Objectives

  • To organize and promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation activities in the field of education for human rights and democracy.
  • To facilitate sub regional and regional collaboration between high-level, internationally recognized researchers and teachers of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) and the Moscow Independent Institute of International Law of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (MNIMP) and high-level, internationally recognized researchers and lecturers from other countries.
  • An important area of activity for Chair is the progressive development of a nationwide system of permanent education for human rights and democracy, including the elaboration of special educational programmes on human rights and democracy for the personnel of schools and institutions of higher education, elected representatives of local and national bodies, governmental and municipal officials, lawyers, military, law-enforcement and penitentiary personnel, as well as media personnel, etc.

Host Institution

  • Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO). Website
  • Moscow Independent Institute of International Law of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (MNIMP).

Partnership

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/NetworkSocial and Human

Sciences.

Contact

Dr Alexei Borisov, Moscow State Institute of International Relations
UNESCO Chairholder, UNESCO Chair for Human Rights and Democracy
E-Mail address - una(at)una.ru
Work Phone - +7 495 434 9413/680-8067
Fax - +7 495 434 94 52/680-3358
Street - 76, Vernadskogo Ave.
City - Moscow
Postal Code - 119454
Country - Russian Federation
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