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The multidimensional challenges affecting the preservation of Africa’s rich and diverse cultural and natural heritage, both tangible and intangible, call for a coordinated response and immediate actions to ensure its safeguarding.
You are warmly invited to register for two upcoming UNESCO Chairs Seminars on Harnessing new and emerging technologies for sustainable development in Africa. Simultaneous interpretation will be available in English and French.
We are pleased to share the Report of the International Conference, Transforming knowledge for just and sustainable futures, held to mark the 30th Anniversary of the UNITWIN/UNESCO Chairs Programme.
The 7th International Symposium W(est) & E(ast): Ethnoculture and Ethnosophy was held at the Russian Academy of Sciences in in St Petersburg in November 2023.
Abstract submissions for the Reimagining Teachers and Teacher Education for Our Futures conference are now open.
Read a summary of the UNESCO Chairs Seminar: Reinforcing Higher Education in Africa, held on 21 September 2023.
You are warmly invited to join the UNESCO Chairs Seminar, Decolonizing the Teaching and Learning of Africa’s History on Wednesday 25 October 2023, 15:00-16:30 (Paris time), with simultaneous interpretation in English, French and Spanish.
The 9th International Forum, ‘Cultural Heritage of Northern Caucasus as Resource of Interethnic Understanding,’ took place in Kabardinka, a resort town at the Black Sea, Russian Federation, from September 21-24, 2023.
The UNITWIN/UNESCO Chairs Programme is delighted to welcome a new UNESCO Chair in Intercultural Competences, which has been awarded to Stellenbosch University.
International Summit Recap: ‘Islamic Education in Present-Day World: Challenges, Trends, Possibilities’
Seminar Recap: A solution in plain sight for a better world: a Human Rights Economy
Seminar Recap: Unleashing Science’s Potential through Human Rights