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UNESCO Chair for the Promotion of Culture of peace and Human Rights (511), established in 2000 at the University of Mali (Mali)

Fields / Disciplines

Culture of peace and human rights.

  • To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation activities in the field of culture of peace, human rights, democracy and tolerance.

  • To facilitate collaboration between high-level researchers and the internationally recognized professors of the University and other higher education institutions in Mali and Africa.

  • The activities in the field of human rights will be based on the international standards enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, in the International Covenants on Human Rights and in other relevant standard-setting instruments, on the principles of universality, indivisibility and interdependence of all human rights as well as on the principles of equality between men and women.

Host Institution

University of Mali. Website

UNESCO Sector /Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Social and Human Sciences; UNESCO Office in Bamako

Documents Progress Report 2006 (short version)
Activities of the UNESCO Chair for the Promotion of Culture of peace and Human Rights, University of Mali (Mali) (available in French only)

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