UNESCO Chair in Education and Human Development (640), established in 2004 at the Institute Ayrton Senna (Brazil). 


Education and human development.


  • The purpose of the Chair shall be to promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation activities in the field of education and human development.
  • It will serve as a means of facilitating collaboration between high-level, internationally recognized researchers and teaching staff of the Institute and other institutions of higher education in Brazil, Latin America and the Caribbean, and other regions of the world.

Host Institution


  • Universidade de Sao Paulo
  • Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte.
  • Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso do Sul
  • Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife
  • Universidade Federal do Parà, Belem
  • Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Sao Leopoldo
  • Colegio de Aplicacao da Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre
  • Escola da Ponte
  • AUDI Ag (Germany). Website

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Education, Social and Human Sciences; UNESCO Office in Brasilia.



Prof. Eduardo Chaves, UNESCO Chairholder
Institute Ayrton Senna
E-Mail address - echaves(at)

Phone:  +55-11-2974/3041

Fax: +55-11- 6950/8007

Street - Rua Dr. Olavo Egydio, 287-16°andar, Santana
City - Sao Paulo, SP
Postal Code - 02037-000
Country - Brazil