UNESCO Interdisciplinary Chair / Network for Sustainable Development (6), established in 1995 at FLACAM - Foro Latinoamericano de Ciencias Ambientales (Argentina).


Environmental policy and management.


  • To promote an integrated system of research, training and documentation activities focusing mainly on the analysis of the multiple relations between environmental policies and development programmes, and on the opening of policy dialogue between the social stakeholders concerned (State, local authorities, NGO, business, trade unions, scientific communities, etc.).
  • To sensitize public opinion, scientists and decision-makers to the most appropriate policies and programmes in the field of sustainable development, emphasis being put on urban ecology.

Host Institution


Members of FLACAM

  • Members Contact
  • Fundación CEPA (Argentina);
  • LIDEMA (Bolivia);
  • U & A de Porto Alegre (Brazil); Universidad Austral de Chile;
  • Universidad Externado de Colombia;
  • Universidad Pinar del Río (Cuba);
  • Instituto de Ecología de Xalapa (Mexico);
  • Alter Vida (Paraguay);
  • OACA (Peru);
  • Universidad de Valencia (Spain);
  • IFCA (Uruguay);
  • CIDIAT (Venezuela).

UNESCO Sector/Field Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Social and Human Sciences.


Prof. Rubén Pesci, Facultad Latinoamericano de Ciencias Ambientales (FLACAM)
E-Mail address - flacam(at)
Work Phone - 54 221 4256 556/ 4257 482
Fax - 54 221 4226 800
Street - Calle 57, N° 393
City - Buenos Aires
Province/State - La Plata
Postal Code - 1900
Country - Argentina