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Academics Across Borders

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  Small Islands and Coastal Areas

Below a list of established UNESCO Chairs and UNITWIN Networks (marked in bold)in the field of Small Islands and Coastal Areas, by country


Chaire UNESCO en prospective et gestion intégrée des zones côtières (708) , établie en 2005, à l’Institut des sciences de la mer et de l’aménagement du littoral (ISMAL)(Algérie)

UNESCO Chair in Coastal Oceanography (57), established in 1993 at the University of Concepción (Chile)

UNESCO Chair in Marine Geology and Coastal Management (95), established in 1997 at the University of Kiel, (Germany)

The Small Island States Universities Consortium on Capacity-Building to implement the Barbados Programme of Action (BPOA)(719), established in 2006 at the University of the West Indies, Secretariat to the Consortium

UNESCO Chair in Sustainable Coastal Development (554), established in 2001 at the University of Latvia (Latvia)

UNESCO Chair in Integrated Management and Sustainable Development in Coastal Regions and in Small Islands (515), established in 2000 at the University of the Philippines (Philippines)

UNESCO Chair in integrated coastal management and sustainable development (206), established in 1997 at Cheikh Anta Diop University of Dakar (Senegal)

UNITWIN – The “Wise Coastal Practices For Sustainable Human Development, Europe Region” (WICOP-EUROPE) Network (588), established in 2002 at the University of Cádiz (Spain)

UNESCO-Cousteau Ecotechnie Chair in Coastal Resources (665), established in 2004 at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Jersey (United States of America)

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