United States of America

UNESCO Chair in Comparative Human Rights (544), established in 2001 at the University of Connecticut (United States of America).


Human Rights.


  • The purpose of the Chair shall be to promote an integrated system of research education, information and documentation in the field of human rights.
  • To serve as a means of facilitating collaboration between high-level, internationally recognized researchers and teaching staff of the University and other institutions in the United States of America and other countries, in particular in South Africa.

Host Institution

UNESCO Sector/Field Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Social and Human Sciences.


Prof. Amii Omara Otunnu, University of Connecticut
UNESCO Chairholder, UNESCO Chair in Comparative Human Rights
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