Russian Federation

UNITWIN Network on Pedagogical Education: the Multicultural Dialogue Cooperation Programme (720), established in 2006 at Herzen Pedagogical State University of Russia, St Petersburg (Russian Federation).


Post-graduate teaching, training, research; pedagogical and education sciences, social and human sciences.


The principal objectives of the Cooperation Programme are to:

  • promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation activities in the fields of pedagogical education;
  • provide advice and expertise to assist all countries, particularly the least developed, in:
  • establishing long-term cooperation among partner universities in capacity building and institutional strengthening in pedagogical education;
  • facilitating links between the member institutions through development of interaction and collaboration among partner universities as well as among related UNITWIN Networks through joint programmes, visiting professorships and student mobility;
  • helping members of the Cooperation Programme to establish an international cooperative research programme in pedagogical education through centers of excellence for specialized pedagogical studies and advanced research;
  • developing methods of interdisciplinary research and development activities through knowledge sharing and mutual assistance in upgrading and further development of the existing academic and professional qualifications;
  • enhancing public awareness of multicultural dialogue issues in specific situations trough education;
  • permitting better-informed international recognition of qualifications;
  • ensuring academic mobility of faculty and students with the aim of experiencing exchange and establishing multicultural dialogue between the participating higher education institutions;
  • facilitating the development and use of information and communication technologies;
  • enabling Cooperation Programme members to update and upgrade their capacities through linkages with other universities in the world.


Russian Federation



  • UNESCO Chair on Culture of Peace and Democracy (Sulkhan-Saba Orbeliani Tbilisi State Pedagogical University).



  • Kyrgyz State National University



UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Education, UNESCO Moscow Office.


Progress  report 2008 (short version)


Prof. Valery Solomin, Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia
E-Mail address - vps(at)

Work Phone - +7 812 571-60-88

Fax - + 7 812 5700428
Street - Nab.Reki Moiki 48
City - Saint-Petersburg
Postal Code - 191186
Country - Russian Federation