UNESCO Chair in Labour and Social Solidarity (584), established in 2002 at UNISINOS - Universidade Do Vale Do Rio Dos Sinos (Brazil).


Labour and Social Solidarity.


  • To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation in the field of Labour and Social Solidarity.
  • 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 MERCOSUR, Latin America and the Caribbean and other regions in the world.

Host Institution

  • UNISINOS - Universidade Do Vale Do Rio Dos Sinos. Website

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Social and Human Sciences; UNESCO Office in Brasilia.


Progress report 2009 (short version)

Progress report 2008 (short version)

Progress report 2007 (short version)


Prof. Dr. Luiz Inácio Germany Gaiger, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos – UNISINOS
UNESCO Chairholder, UNESCO Chair in Labour and Social Solidarity
E-Mail address -
Work Phone - (5551) 3591-8118
Fax - (5551) 590-8112
- Avenida Unisinos,950
City - Sao Leopoldo RS
Postal Code
- CEP 93022-000
Country - Brazil


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