Overview of the Chair
This UNESCO Chair is a research and teaching unit at a the University of Basel, Switzerland, and at the Nelson Mandela University in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
- UNESCO Chair holder is Prof Dr Uwe Pühse (Switzerland). He is appointed to lead the activities of the Chair.
- UNESCO Co-Chair is Prof Dr Cheryl Walter (South Africa).
The Chair is established by an agreement between UNESCO and the University of Basel. It has been installed in April 2019 and will last for an initial period of four years. It is part of the UNITWIN/UNESCO Chairs Programme.