UNESCO Chair in Preventive Education and Social Policy (479), established in 1999 at the Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine (Ukraine).


Prevention of HIV/AIDS infection and drug abuse.


  • To assist in the development of a philosophy of modern education and knowledge that takes into account the 1959 Declaration of the Rights of the Child, the 1989 Convention on the Rights of the Child, and the 1998 Youth Charter for a Twenty-first Century Free of Drugs.
  • The main goal of the Chair shall be to prevent HIV/AIDS and drug abuse and promote related social policy.
  • It shall be directly targeted at youth and shall provide training courses, educational activities, pedagogical documents and networking for the exchange of information.

Host Institution

  • Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine.


Progress report 2007-2008 (short version)

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network



Prof. V.M. Orzhekhovska, Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine
UNESCO Chairholder
E-Mail address -
Work Phone - (044) 467-16-99.
Fax - (044) 467-16-99.
- 9 Berlinskoho st.
City - Kiev
Postal Code
- 04060
Country - Ukraine