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UNESCO Chair on Sustainable Development and Ecological Awareness (208), established in 1994 at the Technical University of Zvolen (Slovakia)

Fields / Disciplines

Environmental and development policy; Ecological education.

  • To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation activities focusing mainly on the analysis of the multiple relations between environmental policies and development programmes, and also on policy formulation in this field and the opening up of policy dialogue between the social actors concerned (State, local, authorities, business, trade unions, scientific communities, NGOs, etc.).

  • To sensitize public opinion, researchers and decision-makers to the most appropriate policies and programmes in the field of sustainable development.

  • To facilitate collaboration between high-level internationally-recognized researchers, the research team of the University and other institutions in the Central European Region.

Host Institution

Technical University of Zvolen. Website

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Natural Sciences

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