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UNESCO Chair on Education for Human Rights, Democracy and Peace of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

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TYPE OF INSTITUTION

UNESCO Chair of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

CITY

Thessaloniki

ADDRESS

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Administration Building "K. Karatheodori" ,1st floor
P.O. Box 48
University Campus
54124 Thessaloniki
Greece

COUNTRY

Greece

NAME OF CONTACT PERSON

Stella Dimitriadou

EMAIL OF CONTACT PERSON


BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE ORGANISATION

The UNESCO Chair of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki on Education for Human Rights, Democracy and Peace was founded in 1997, according to an Agreement signed between UNESCO and the Aristotle University. It is the first UNESCO Chair that was established in a University Institution in Greece.

The UNESCO Chair is related to the UNESCO Plan for the "Introduction of Education for Peace and Human Rights in Higher Education" (UNESCO, ED-91/Conf. 612/3 UNESCO 3rd Medium Plan 1991-95, para. 397, 25 C/4).

The purpose of the UNESCO Chair is, according to Article 2 of the Agreement, "to promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation activities in the field of human rights, peace and democracy" at local, sub-regional and regional level. The activities of the UNESCO Chair promote the values of a culture of human rights, peace and non-violence within the university, as well as within primary and secondary schools, with the aim to sensitize teachers, students and citizens to these issues.

HOW THE ORGANISATION WILL CONTRIBUTE TO THE DISSEMINATION AND EXPLOITATION OF THE PROJECT RESULTS

Exchange of experience and expertise during and after the project
Participation in the Dissemination of the project information
Promotion of the information about the project to our network of contacts
Contribution to exploitation and sustainability of the project results