A UNESCO Chair is: ‘a project and a team at a university or a higher education or research institution that partners with UNESCO in order to advance knowledge and practice in an area that is a priority for both the institution and UNESCO. The partnership is formalized by means of an agreement signed between the Director-General of UNESCO and the head of the institution hosting the UNESCO Chair (Rector, President, Vice-Chancellor)’.
The UNITWIN/UNESCO Chairs Programme: guidelines and procedures (2017)
At the moment a UNESCO Chair Global Health & Education is hosted by:
- the University Clermont-Auvergne in France, and
- the Osaka University in Japan.
The list of the organisation who supported the application for the UNESCO Chair Global Health and Education hosted by the University Clermont-Auvergne.
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