Renewal of the UNESCO Chair on Social Practices on Intercultural Communication and Social Cohesion

The Institute of Ethnic Studies, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia is pleased to announce the renewal of the UNESCO Chair on Social Practices in Intercultural Communication and Social Cohesion, at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia for an additional four years from 2023 to 2027 by the UNESCO Headquarters with KITA Founding Director Distinguished Prof. Datuk Dr. Shamsul Amri Baharuddin as the Chairholder and KITA Principal Research Fellow Dr. Eric Olmedo Panal as the Co-Chairholder.

Initially awarded in 2019, this is the very first UNESCO Chair to be awarded to UKM and the first in Malaysia within the field of intercultural communication, focusing on ethnic studies and social cohesion.