The UNESCO Chair program builds capacity and promotes international cooperation through the exchange of knowledge and resources in the fields of education, science, culture and communication. We aim to ensure cultural diversity is accepted and embraced as a core tenet of humanity.

The 2017 UNESCO Oration Video

Now in its fifth year, the annual UNESCO Chairs Oration was delivered to a full house at Deakin downtown. This years speaker was the Australian Race Discrimination Commissioner, Dr Tim Soutphommasane. He spoke on the theme of middle class racism. "those fortunate...

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SBS Radio interview regarding recent UNESCO elections

France wins UNESCO presidency after the withdrawal of the United States and Israel. Former French Minister of Culture Audrey Azoulay won the post of Director of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) after the final vote of the...

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