Australian National Commission for UNESCO
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.
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.
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.
Four Australian cities have received UNESCO Creative Cities status:
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.