UNESCO Chair « To tackle violence: a transdisciplinary challenge » (603), established in 2003 at the University of Chile (Chile).


Civics, human rights.


  • To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation activities in the field of social sciences.
  • To facilitate the collaboration between the high level internationally famous researchers of the University and other higher education institutions in Chile, Latin America and the Carribean, Europe –particularly France- and other areas.

Host Institution


  • Universidad Nacional de San Luis (Argentina)
  • PREVIF (Fondation pour la prévention de la violence familiale), ONG (Chile)
  • Université Paris XIII.
  • Institut de victimologie de Paris
  • Equipe interdisciplinaire internationale de philosophie pénale, Institut de criminologie Université Panthéon-Assas, Paris II
  • Laboratoire d'éthique médicale et de la santé publique, faculté de médecine Necker, Paris V (France)
  • l'Université La Sapienza, Rome (Italy)

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Social and Human Sciences; UNESCO Office in Santiago.


Progress report 2009 (short version)

Chair's Newsletter 2009


Prof. Laura Germain, Université de Chili
E-Mail address - previf(at)
Work Phone - (056) 236 13 52
Fax - (056) 678 7829
Street - Ignacio Carrera Pinto 1045
City - Santiago de Chili
Country - Chili