What is a UNESCO Chair

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)’*.

At the moment a UNESCO Chair Global Health & Education is hosted by:

*The UNITWIN/UNESCO Chairs Programme: guidelines and procedures (2017)