UNESCO Chair in Youth, Education and Society (812), established in 2008 at the Universidade Católica de Brasília (Brazil).


Youth, education and society.


  • To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation in the field of youth, education and society.
  • It will serve as a means of facilitating collaboration between high-level, internationally recognized researchers and teaching staff of the University and other institutions in Brazil and elsewhere in Latin America and the Caribbean, and in other regions of the world.
  • The specific objectives of the Chair are to:
  • offer courses and insert content with an interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary character in existing undergraduate and graduate levels courses on this subject;
  • develop a research programme, including the production of papers that involve researchers and decision-makers, including visiting professors, conferences and seminars, for the dissemination of knowledge

Host Institution

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Education, UNESCO Office in Brasilia.


Prof. Dr. Candido Alberto Da Costa Gomes, Universidade Católica de Brasília
UNESCO Chairholder
E-Mail address -
Work Phone - +55 – 61-3356.9601 /3448.7123
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Postal Code
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Country - Brazil