Colombia

UNESCO Chair in Human Rights, Violence, Public Policies and Governance (695), established in 2005 at the Universidad Externado de Colombia (Colombia).

Fields/Disciplines

Human rights, violence, public policies.

Objectives

  • To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation in the fields of a human rights, violence, as well as public policies and governance, contributing thus to a culture of human rights and of a culture of peace.
  • To facilitate collaboration between high-level, internationally recognized researchers and teaching staff of the University and other institutions in Colombia and elsewhere in Latin America and the Caribbean, and in other regions of the world.

Host Institution

Members

Partnership

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Social and human sciences, UNESCO Office in Quito.

Event

"Pedagogy and human rights" (2 November 2011, Université Paris X, Nanterre, France)(available in French only)

Document

Progress report 2009-2010 (short version) 

Contact

Prof. Dr  Marcela GUTIÉRREZ QUEVEDO, UNESCO Chairholder

Universidad Externado de Colombia
E-mail:  catedraunesco(at)uexternado.edu.co

Phone: (571) 3419900 /Ext. 2200, 2202 y 2204

Carrera 3 Este No. 10-45

Bogotá

Colombia