There are currently 26 UNESCO Chairs in Canada

Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM)

UNESCO Chair in Communication and Technologies for Development

Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM)

UNESCO Chair in Studies of Philosophic Foundations of Justice and Democracy

York University

UNESCO Chair in Reorienting Education towards Sustainability

University of Montreal

UNESCO Chair in Landscape and Environmental Design

Queen’s University

UNESCO Chair in Arts and Learning

University of Victoria

UNESCO Chair in Early Childhood Education, Care and Development

Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM)

UNESCO Chair in Curriculum Development

Université de Québec à Rimouski (UQAR)

UNESCO Chair in Marine Systems Analysis

Athabasca University

UNESCO Chair in Open Educational Resources

Collège d’enseignement général et professionnel (CEGEP) Marie-Victorin

UNESCO Chair in Applied Research for Education in Prison

Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM)

UNESCO Chair in Global Environmental Changes

University of Victoria

UNESCO Chair in Community-Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education

Brock University

UNESCO Chair in Community Sustainability: From Local to Global

McGill University

UNESCO Chair for Dialogues on Sustainability

Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS)

UNESCO Chair on Materials and Technologies for Energy Conversion, Saving and Storage (MATECSS)

Laval University

UNESCO Chair on the Diversity of Cultural Expressions


UNESCO Chair for Global Smart Disruptive Learning

Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR)

UNESCO Chair in Screening and Evaluation of Early Childhood Development

University of Prince Edward Island

UNESCO Chair on Island Studies and Sustainability

University of Quebec in Outaouais (UQO)

UNESCO Chair on Democracy, Global Citizenship and Transformative Education

University of Quebec at Chicoutimi (UQAC)

UNESCO Chair in First Peoples’ Cultural Transmission through Increased Well-Being and Empowerment

Sherbrooke University, UQAM, Concordia University

UNESCO Chair in the Prevention of Radicalization and Violent Extremism

University of Saskatchewan

UNESCO Chair in Biocultural Diversity, Sustainability, Reconciliation and Renewal

Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM)

ORBICOM – International Network of UNESCO Chairs in Communication

Wilfrid Laurier University

UNESCO Chair on Food, Biodiversity and Sustainability Studies

Université Laval and Université Laurentienne

UNESCO Chair in UNESCO Chair for the conception and construction of sustainable and solidarity-based schools