Cultural Diversity


Established in 2011 at the University of Haifa (Israel).



Cultural diversity.


The specific objectives of this Chair are to:

  • foster the problematic of cultural diversity in academic spheres, as well as in other social sectors though the creation and development of a database about cultural diversity phenomena in Israel;
  • encourage research, training and documentation on cultural diversity issues, as well as the development of information and communication technologies (ICT) to promote cultural diversity;
  • develop a national and international network of UNESCO Chairs around the cultural diversity problematic; and,
  • foster North-South-South cooperation and knowledge exchange through collaboration with other institutions and universities in Israel and in other parts of the world, in particular with the Asia and the Pacific region

Host Institution

University of Haifa (Israel)

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network



Mr Aaron Ben-Ze’ev