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Academics Across Borders

University Twinning and Networking/UNITWIN

University Community and Education for All (EFA)
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Below a list of established UNESCO Chairs and UNITWIN Networks (marked in bold) in the field of biology by country.

UNESCO Chair in form and development biology (376), established in 1999 at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro - UFRJ (Brazil)

UNESCO Chair in Environmental Biology (379), established in 1998 at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, (Hungary)

UNESCO Chair in Biology (110), established in 1992 at the University of Tehran, (Iran)

UNESCO Chair in Sustainable Halophyte Utilization (838), established in 2009 at the University of Karachi (Pakistan)

UNESCO Chair in Cryobiology (381), established in 1998 at the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (Ukraine)

UNITWIN Network for Improving Biological Sciences Education through the Development and Use of Information Technologies in some Arab States Universities (318), established in 1997 at Purdue University (United States of America)

UNESCO & International University Cooperation
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Launching of the Academics Across Borders Initiative (AAB)
World Forum of UNESCO Chairs
UNESCO Chairs & UNITWIN Networks in Higher Education

UNITWIN Guidelines and Procedures
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