About UNESCO Chair of Astrakhan State University (ASU) : The UNESCO Chair "The Learning Society and Human Sustainable Development" was opened at Astrakhan State University as part of the UNITWIN/UNESCO program, after the appropriate agreement between the United Nations and ASU had been signed on Dec. 09, 2004.
In 2004-2018, Alexander Pavlovich Lunev, D.Sc. in Economics, Full Professor, headed our UNESCO Chair.
Since 2018, Konstantin Alexeevich Markelov, PhD in Economics, Acting Rector of Astrakhan State University, has been heading this Chair.
The Chair performs its activities as a structural division of ASU, in close cooperation with the appropriate units of the UNESCO Secretariat, the Commission of the Russian Federation for UNESCO, and the Coordination Committee of UNESCO Chairs.
Over the past years, the UNESCO Chair of ASU has become a regional center that contributes to development of innovative programs and projects aiming to implement the UNESCO's ideas and mission.
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Call For writing a collective monograph : MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND SCIENCE OF THE REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN
“ATYRAU OIL AND GAS UNIVERSITY” Non-Profit JSC
THE ASSOCIATION OF THE STATE UNIVERSITIES OF THE
THE COLLECTIVE MONOGRAPH
“THE CASPIAN SEA: ASPIRATIONS TO THE FUTURE!”
We invite you to participate in writing a collective monograph “THE CASPIAN SEA: ASPIRATIONS TO THE FUTURE” as part of a group of authors.
(Paper Submission Deadline: August 3, 2019)
Association of State Universities of Caspian Sea Region Countries
Caspian Sea which is known as the world's greatest lake, has always been a matter of great power because of its geopolitics and economical importance, various cultures and languages created around it and above all its significant oil reserves. Because this lake is connected with the former Soviet Union on the one hand, it has always been regarded as an economic-political axis and a base for consolidation and domination of Asian countries, and on the other hand, the lake is considered as one of the most valuable national sources. And the sturgeon stocks of this lake are unimaginable in the world. Hence, many research and educational institutions in the field of marine sciences, shipbuilding, fishing, marine ecology and oil extraction... have been formed in the former Soviet Union, and have extensive research in the fields of fisheries and marine engineering sciences these research institutes take place.
Mission of the union of the governmental universities at the margin of Caspian Sea:
- Cooperative cultural, educational and research of universities employed
- The exchange of information on the fields of science related to the Caspian Sea
- Creation of the Caspian Sea database
- Holding seminars and joint training workshops about the Caspian Sea
- Publish a common scientific bulletin in English
- Exchange of professors and students in educational and research fields
- Creation of new fields related to the Caspian Sea at Union Universities
- Creating the necessary facilities to promote the language of the countries of the union