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The syndrome of the third mandate or unlimited mandates: an additional factor of political instability in Africa

This reflection follows a communication by Professor Roger Koudé at the international symposium held at the French National Assembly on the theme: "Dialogue between enemies: Needs and obstacles to the resolution of armed conflicts in the world" (Paris, May 25 &...

Conference Report: International Conference “Religious institutions and practices during the COVID pandemic: challenges and answers”

On April 15, 2021, an international online conference “Religious Institutions and Practices during the COVID Pandemic: challenges and answers” was held at the Faculty of Oriental Studies, al-Farabi Kazakh National University.

Tribute to South African women’s long struggle for democracy

A new opinion piece in La Libre from Roger Koudé, Professor of International Law, Holder of the UNESCO Chair "Memory, Cultures and Interculturality" at the Catholic University of Lyon. "The peaceful struggle of South African women for an egalitarian society and a...

International Religious Forum – St Petersburg, Russia

This post is provided by Professor Dimitri Spivak, UNESCO Chair in Comparative Studies of Spiritual Traditions, their Specific Cultures and Interreligious Dialogue. On 6 September 2021, our UNESCO Chair on Comparative Studies of Spiritual Traditions, their...