The UNESCO Chair on “Visual Anticipation and Futures Literacy towards Visual Literacy” was officially established on July 26, 2022. With an aim to enhance emancipated thought and empowerment, and support inclusion, solidarity, and prosperity, it focuses on mastering the tools to comprehend the subtexts behind cultural visuals.
The UNITWIN/UNESCO Chairs Programme was launched in 1992 intending to promote international inter-university cooperation and networking, and advance knowledge in key priority areas such as education, the natural and social sciences, culture and communication.
The UNESCO Chairs and UNITWIN Networks support research that addresses pressing challenges and contributes to the development of our societies. The Chairs establish new teaching initiatives; they generate innovation through research; and promote cultural diversity and coexistence.
The Open University of Cyprus UNESCO Chair is committed to support the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The agenda calls all countries, institutions and individuals to act urgently towards enhancing resilience for the sake of a peaceful and prosperous present and future.