United States of America

UNESCO Chair on "Achieving the Promise of EFA: Gender, Disability, and Literacy" (741), established in 2006 at Georgetown University, Washington D.C. (United States of America).


Education, International Public Policy, Public Health, Medicine, Literacy and sustainable development.


To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation targeting EFA goals, universal primary education and teacher training and use development to achieve a sustained reduction in poverty, including all the social, economic and political changes in society required to attain the goal.

Host Institution

Georgetown University School of Medicine


Kabul University (Afghanistan)

American University of Afghanistan (Afghanistan)

Members of the Global Consortium of U.S. Colleges and Universities:

National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities

The Literacy Institute, Virginia Commonwealth University

Loyola University, Chicago

University of Maryland

Saint Joseph’s University

Department of Teacher Education, Florida Atlantic University 

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Education, UNESCO Liaison Office in New-York.


Dr Phyllis R. Magrab, Georgetown Center for Child and Human Development, Department of Pediatrics, Georgetown University School of Medicine
E-Mail address - magrabp(at)georgetown.edu
Work Phone - 202-687-8837
Street - Box 571485
City - Washington, DC
Postal Code - 20057-1485
Country - United States of America

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