UNESCO Chair on Communication for the strengthening of Cultural Diversity (716), established in 2006 at the Rafael Landívar University (Guatemala).


Communication and cultural diversity.


  • To develop, jointly with other sectors of the Guatemalan society including indigenous communities, and other universities of Guatemala and the region, a space of excellence for the studying, research, training, and diffusion as well as the promotion of dialogue and plural, multidisciplinary encounter related to general communication topics;
  • To strengthen a cultural diversity in particular, within the frame of the construction of a democratic and intercultural society and to reinforce the freedom of expression and the press, as well as of the human rights.

Host institution

Rafael Landívar University.

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Culture, Communication and Information, UNESCO Office in Guatemala.


Dr Anabella María Giracca Méndez de Castellanos, Rafael Landívar University
UNESCO Chairholder
E-Mail address -
Work Phone - (502)236-48323
Cellular Phone - (502) 5555-3718
Fax - (502)2426-2522
- Campus Central, Vista Hermosa III, Zona 16
City - Guatemala, Ciudad
Country - Guatemala

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