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UNESCO-Commonwealth Regional Chair in Education and HIV/AIDS (659), established in 2004 at the University of the West Indies (Jamaica)
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Fields/Disciplines

Education, community health, sociology of education, health economics, health education, and sustainable development.


Objectives
  • To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation in the fields of education, community health, sociology of education, health economics, health education, and sustainable development.


  • To facilitate collaboration between high-level, internationally recognized researchers and teaching staff of the University and other institutions in Jamaica and elsewhere in the Caribbean and Latin America, and in other regions of the world. The Chair will give a leadership role to the premier institution of higher education in the Caribbean region in respect of the education sector's response to HIV/AIDS. It is the first regional UNESCO Chair in this field. It is also the first Chair to be jointly sponsored by UNESCO and the Commonwealth Secretariat.


  • Host Institution

    The University of the West Indies. Website


    Partnership

    Commonwealth Secretariat. Website

    Progress Report 2006 (short version)

    UNESCO Sector / Office responsible for the Chair/Network

    Education, UNESCO Kingston Office


Documents
Documents Progress Report 2006 (short version)
Activities of the UNESCO-Commonwealth Regional Chair in Education and HIV/AIDS (659), established in 2004 at the University of the West Indies (Jamaica)

 

12-10-2004 - Signature Ceremony for first UNESCO-Commonwealth Regional Chair in Education and HIV/AIDS at University of the West Indies

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