The UNESCO Chair enables the development of contact networks between institutions, researchers and students, promoting the creation of partnerships among several Atlantic countries in Europe, Africa and America.


Currently several Portugues institutions and from other countries like Spain, Ireland, Cape Verde, Brazil and Colombia are part of the Chair. This Network, led by Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, wishes to underline the importance of knowledge sharing, social solidarity and the establishment of bases to develop best practice in accordance with UNESCO’s principles.