UNESCO Chair in Computer Network (691), established in 2004 at the University of the Andes, Mérida (Venezuela).


Information and Communication Technology (ICT).


  • To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation in the fields of computer network.
  • It will serve as a means of facilitating collaboration between high-level, internationally recognized researchers and post graduate students and teaching staff of the University and other institutions in the Venezuela and elsewhere in Latin America and the Caribbean, and in other regions of the world.

Host Institution

  • University of the Andes, Mérida. Web site


  • University of the Andes, Faculty of Engineering (Venezuela)
  • Fundación Eslared, Mérida (Venezuela)
  • CISCO Systems (Venezuela)
  • Centro Nacional de Tecnología de Información (CNTI) (Venezuela)

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Communication and Information, UNESCO Office in Quito.


Prof. Edmundo Vitale, Escuela Latinoamericana de Redes (ESLARED)
Gerente General de la Fundacion ESLARED
E-Mail address -
Work Phone - 00 58 274 252 01 54
Cellular Phone - 00 58 414 746 34 72
Fax - 00 58 274 252 18 20
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City - Merida 5101,
Country - Venezuela