UNESCO Chairs

UNESCO Chair in Cultural Diversity and Social Justice, Deakin University

The Chair is working to ensure cultural diversity is accepted and embraced as a core tenet of humanity. Prof. Mansouri has a special focus on issues confronting African Diaspora communities, migrant youth and women.

UNESCO Chair in Interreligious and Intercultural Relations, Monash University

The UNESCO Chair in Interreligious and Intercultural Relations – Asia Pacific (UCIIR-AP) is an educational, research and policy activity centred in the School of Political and Social Inquiry.

UNESCO Chair in Water Economics and Trans-boundary Water Governance

The UNESCO Chair in Water Economics and Trans-boundary Water Governance creates a pole of excellence in water economics and governance in Africa and China and to provide socio-economic expertise in water education training, water economics, water governance, and water and society.

UNESCO Creative Cities Network

Four Australian cities have received UNESCO Creative Cities status:

UNESCO Chair in Cultural Heritage & Visualisation at Curtin University of Technology

Amongst other things, this Chair’s specific objectives are to create a Cultural Heritage and Visualisation network to use and advise on 3D models of World Heritage Sites, as well as to show how 3D models can be employed in teaching and research; build capacity through community workshops and learning materials and distribute the teaching resources digitally at no cost to the end user, as well as train research students, post-doctorate scholars and visiting fellows.

Last Updated: 28 May 2019