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  UNESCO "Oliver Tambo" Chair of Human Rights (211), established in 1996 at the University of Fort Hare (South Africa)
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Disciplines related to human rights.

  • To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation in the field of human rights.

  • To initiate research and help elaborate a curriculum concerning issues of human rights and democracy for use in the programmes of the University and to develop progressively a nation wide system of permanent education for democracy and human rights.

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University of Fort Hare. Website


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Progress Report 2001 (short version)
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