UNESCO Chair in Strengthening of the Theoretic Studies Program of Ecology (604), established in 2003 at the Foundation of Popayán University (Colombia).




  • To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation activities in order to strengthen the research and teaching processes on national and international strategic ecosystems.
  • To facilitate collaboration between high-level internationally recognized researchers and the teaching staff of the Foundation and other institutions principally in Colombia, Latin America and the Caribbean.

Host Institution

UNESCO Sector/Field Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Natural Sciences.

Mr Jesus Orlando Rangel Churio, Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia
UNESCO Chairholder
- Calle 69#5-81 Apto 101
City - Santafé de Bogotá
Postal Code
- 7495
Country – Colombia

Prof. Maximina Monasterio, Universidad de Los Andes, Facultad de Ciencias Instituto de Ciencias Ambiental y Ecologias (ICAE)
UNESCO Chairholder
E-Mail address -
Work Phone - (58-274) 240 12 55
Fax - (58-274) 240-12-86
- Nucleo La Hechicera. Edificio A
City - Mérida
Postal Code
- 5101
Country - Venezuela