Dominican Republic

UNESCO Chair for peace, human rights and democracy (383), established in 1998 at the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic).


Disciplines related to humans rights, democracy and peace.


  • To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation in the field of peace, human rights, democracy and methods of prevention and peaceful resolution of conflicts.
  • To facilitate national, regional and sub-regional collaboration between high-level, internationally recognized researchers and teaching staff of the University.
  • To promote education for peace, humans rights and democracy in Dominican Republic by the training of educators and the support of teachers in these fields.

Host Institution


  • UNESCO Chairs for Human rights and Culture of peace.

UNESCO Sector/Field Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Social and Human Sciences.


Prof. Rasalia Sosa Pérez, Facultad de Ciencias Jurídicas y Políticas
UNESCO Chairholder
E-Mail address -
Work Phone - +(1 809) 533 11 04 /+(1 809) 565 93 03
Cellular Phone - +(1 809) 696 27 90
Fax - +(1 809) 533 11 06/ +(1 809) 472 30 39 /
- Calle Correa y Cidrón, Esq. Alma Mater
City - Santo Domingo
Country - Dominican Republic