Building peace in the minds of men and women

First International Symposium of UNESCO Chairs in Anticipatory Systems, Futures Studies and Futures Literacy

When, local time: 
Wednesday, 19 June 2019 - 9:00am to Friday, 21 June 2019 - 12:00pm
Where: 
Italy, Trento
Type of Event: 
Category 8-Symposium
Contact: 
Riel Miller, r.miller@unesco.org

This Symposium is the first meeting of UNESCO Chairs explicitly addressing anticipation and futures literacy. The Chairs' activities and their relevance for achieving UNESCO's agenda will be discussed.br /
UNESCO has already established 9 UNESCO Chairs in Anticipatory Systems, Futures Studies and Futures Literacy and over 20 more applications are being processed for an inauguration by 2022. br /br /The network of UNESCO Chairs will pave the way towards establishing anticipation and future literacy as a normal component of education and training for everyone.br /br /A series of universities coming from 14 different countries and 5 continents has responded positively to the Italian UNESCO Chair in Anticipatory Systems, based at the University of Trento, where they will all gather on 19-21 June 2019.