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July 17, 2020
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India and the Corona Crisis: Lessons for Global Citizenship Education

Dr. Rajesh Tandon (Founder-President, PRIA & Co-chair, UNESCO Chair in Community-Based Research & Social Responsibility in Higher Education) participated in DVV International’s Video Podcast initiative, “Adult Learning and Education in the Times of COVID-19”. In this episode of the podcast, … Continue reading

July 15, 2020
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Virtual Workshop: The Recommendation on Science & Scientific Researchers & COVID-19

With the current attention on the field of science and scientists, PRIA initiated a dialogue on the need mechanisms for public authorities to monitor the operation of science systems under certain value systems. A virtual workshop on the Recommendation on … Continue reading

July 14, 2020
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DVV International- Adult Learning & Education: COVID-19 & Beyond

As the current pandemic continues to impact communities across the world, the role of Adult Learning and Education (ALE) in supporting  learners in continuing their education and encouraging social action cannot be understated. With this perspective, DVV International initiated a … Continue reading

June 3, 2020
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Knowledge Democracy For a Transforming World

Dr Rajesh Tandon & Dr Budd Hall were invited as the guest editors for the latest Volume of the Gateways: International Journal of Community Research and Engagement. Centered around the theme of knowledge democracy, this edition of the Gateways journal … Continue reading

March 30, 2020
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Citizenship in Times of Lockdown

Historically it has been the physical space where social interactions between different publics produce perspectives, values and norms of citizenship and ‘civil’ society. How can we build and support active citizenship in these times of lockdown and social distancing? asks … Continue reading

February 25, 2020
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Knowledge democracy: Opening our doors to all knowledge systems

Under its Futures of Education initiative, UNESCO has published a report titled “Humanistic Futures of Learning” which provides different perspectives and views held by representatives of the UNESCO Chairs and UNITWIN Networks from all disciplines. Contributing to this publication, Dr. … Continue reading

February 13, 2020
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Building Knowledge Societies

On 11th February, Dr. Rajesh Tandon (Founder President, PRIA and UNESCO Co-Chair on Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education) conducted a session with a group of student leaders hailing from Asia, Africa, Germany and Caribbean.  This session … Continue reading

February 10, 2020
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MoU with UNITE

The fifth cohort of the Mentor Training Programme (MTP) under the K4C initiative would be hosted by UNITE the Union, UK. The duration of face-to-face residency would be June 28- July 11, 2020. The MoU has been signed by Jim … Continue reading

December 11, 2019
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The 2nd Annual Meeting of the UNESCO Chairs in India

The 2nd Annual Meeting of the UNESCO Chairs in India was hosted by the Academy of Engineering & Educational Research, MIT in Pune on 9-10th December, 2019. With the participation of 9 UNESCO Chairs in India, the meeting began with … Continue reading

December 10, 2019
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Key Note Address: “Anikethana”, CHRIST (Deemed to be University)

Centre for Social Action (CSA) was formed by CHRIST (Deemed to be University) in 1999, with the purpose of serving as a community action service platform for students and teachers, thus encouraging them to engage in community development activities. Celebrating … Continue reading

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