Human rights

Presidency University , Bangaluru

Official translation into English (if original is not English): 
Presidency University, Bangaluru
Mailing address: 
Itgalpur Rajanakunte, Yelahanka, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560064
Telephone: 
+9180-23093500
Email: 
info@presidencyuniversity.in
Website: 
www.presidencyuniversity.in
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Mr Nissar Ahmed
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Chancellor
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
nissar@presidency.edu.in
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Prof. Dr. Radha Padmanabhan
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Vice Chancellor
Focal point 1 - Email: 
vicechancellor@presidencyuniversity.in
Focal point 3 - Title: 
Sr. Prof. ( Chancellor Office ) and Member of Academic Council
Focal point 3 - Name: 
Prof. Soman Nambiar
Focal point 2 - Email: 
registrar@presidencyuniversity.in
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Mr. A. Abdul Bari
Focal point 3 - Email: 
soman@presidency.edu.in
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
Presidency University has been established by an Act of State Legislature of Karnataka as a Private University and is empowered to award full time regular degrees ( UG & PG level) as specified U/S 22 of the UGC Act. At present, more than 50 Programs are offered by Presidency University under School of Engineering , School of Law, School of Commerce School of Liberal Arts and School of Design, both at Under Graduate level as well as Post Graduate Level.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
Capacity Building in Higher Education, Education Opportunity for all, Global Citizenship, Higher Education Opportunity for every interested individual, Inter- Cultural dialogue and understanding, Sustainability in higher Education.

St. Xavier's College For Women, Aluva

Mailing address: 
stellagrace@stxaviersaluva.ac.in
Telephone: 
00919745804835
Email: 
college@stxaviersaluva.ac.in
Website: 
http://www.stxaviersaluva.ac.in/
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Dr.Sr.Geege Joanamma Xavier
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Principal
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
geegexavier@stxaviersaluva.ac.in
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Dr.Sr. Stella K A
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Vice Principal
Focal point 1 - Email: 
stellagrace@stxaviersaluva.ac.in
Focal point 3 - Title: 
Assistant Professor - Communication Studies
Focal point 3 - Name: 
Sonia John Markose
Focal point 2 - Email: 
sheenaxavier@stxaviersaluva.ac.in
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Dr. Sheena Xavier
Focal point 3 - Email: 
soniamarkose@stxaviersaluva.ac.in
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
St. Xavier’s College for Women, Aluva, an Arts, Commerce and Science College, affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University, is situated in the southern district of Kerela, India. Our college is run by the Sisters of Congregation of Teresian Carmelites (CTC). Since its inception in the year 1964, it promulgated the visionary zeal of the Congregation of CTC and its foundress Servant of God, Mother Elishwa. Over the last five decades it has proved its mettle as an institution of higher education scaffolding the upliftment of minority communities in the state.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
Heralding the emergence of an enlightened family, community, society, state and nation our institution run by The Congregation of Teresian Carmalites (CTC) facilitated the education of girls in a secular way. Denying education is denying one’s birthright. Reiterating the power of education, Servant of God, Mother Eliswa, foundress of CTC, who hailed from a village in Kerala conceptualised an educational system till then inaccessible to the weaker sex. From its humble beginning, our institution has scaled and escalated hurdles, equipped enough to meet the genuine demands of the society.

Igdir University

Mailing address: 
Iğdır University, Şehit Bulent Yurtseven Campus, Igdir/ Turkey 76000
Telephone: 
+90 476 223 0010
Email: 
selahattin.celebi@igdir.edu.tr
Website: 
http://www.igdir.edu.tr/home
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Mehmet Alma
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Rector
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
mhakki.alma@igdir.edu.tr
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Mehmet Alma
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Rector
Focal point 1 - Email: 
mhakki.alma@igdir.edu.tr
Focal point 3 - Title: 
Erasmus Coordinator
Focal point 3 - Name: 
Seda Özdemir
Focal point 2 - Email: 
selahattin.celebi@igdir.edu.tr
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Selahattin Celebi
Focal point 3 - Email: 
seda.ozdemir@igdir.edu.tr
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
The university’s academic programs are organized into faculties and divisions. Our departments, colleges, and centres and institutes provide further support for study and research into focused areas. There are three graduate schools, seven faculties and six colleges in the Igdir University. The University’s Academic Governance Structure is headed by the Senate. The Senate is the academic authority of the University which is responsible for promoting the academic work of the University in teaching, learning, and research and enterprise.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
Our university provides an environment for intercultural dialogue having many students coming from different countries. By means of Erasmus and Mevlana Exchange programme, we have incoming and outgoing students and researchers. We also organize many conferences and congresses to promote the human rights, peace and prosperity of the people . We are willing to cooperate with national and international research and educational institutions. One of our priorities is to give higher education opportunity for interested individual.

St. Albert's College (Autonomous)

Mailing address: 
Banerji Road, Kochi, Kerala
Telephone: 
9020301030
Email: 
antonyarackal@alberts.edu.in
Website: 
www.alberts.edu.in
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Antony Vacko Arackal
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Chairman
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
antonyarackal@alberts.edu.in
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Sabu M C
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Dean, Resource Mobilization
Focal point 1 - Email: 
sabuchacko@alberts.edu.in
Focal point 3 - Title: 
Dean, Quality Assurance
Focal point 3 - Name: 
Nisha Thomji Varghese
Focal point 2 - Email: 
gfernandez@aim.edu.in
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Geo Jos Fernandez
Focal point 3 - Email: 
nishathomji@alberts.edu.in
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
St. Albert's College is an autonomous College accredited by NAAC and UGC.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
Awareness of Human Rights to the students as well as communities around. Involvement of Village Adoption Scheme of the Indian Government. We have adopted 7 villages around our institution. CRG - Conservation Research Group of our college is one of the Top Ten Colleges in the World working to conserve endangered species https://www.thebestcolleges.org/10-colleges-saving-our-endangered-species/ Research on ethnic communities in Kerala etc.

Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco

Official translation into English (if original is not English): 
Federal Rural University of Pernambuco
Mailing address: 
Rua Dom Manuel de Medeiros, s/n, Dois Irmãos - CEP: 52.171-900 - Recife -PE
Telephone: 
+55 81 3320 6010
Email: 
intercoop.reitoria@ufrpe.br
Website: 
www.ufrpe.br
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Maria José de Sena
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Rector
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
maria.jsena3@ufrpe.br
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Anísio Francisco Soares
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Coordinator for International Programs
Focal point 1 - Email: 
anisio.soares@ufrpe.br
Focal point 3 - Title: 
Interpreter
Focal point 3 - Name: 
João Marques de Almeida
Focal point 2 - Email: 
geyza.lustosa@ufrpe.br
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Geyza Leyde Camello Lustusa
Focal point 3 - Email: 
joao.malmeida@ufrpe.br
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
Since 1912, UFRPE has been building its tradition in teaching, extension and research in the State of Pernambuco, and in Brazil.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
Since its creation in 1912, UFRPE has been involved very strongly in outreach activities, throughout the years our Institution has been developing projects that align perfectly with UN’s principles. We can provide, upon request a document listing every project at the University and its alignment with the SDGs.

Vimala College (Autonomous)

Mailing address: 
Vimala College (Autonomous), Engineering College P. O., Thrissur - 680009, Kerala, India
Telephone: 
00914872332080
Email: 
mail@vimalacollege.edu.in
Website: 
www.vimalacollege.edu.in
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Beena Jose
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Principal
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
drbeenajose@vimalacollege.edu.in
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Maya Davi Chalissery
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Assistant Professor
Focal point 1 - Email: 
mayachalissery@vimalacollege.edu.in
Focal point 3 - Title: 
Assistant Professor
Focal point 3 - Name: 
Jiji Abraham
Focal point 2 - Email: 
harishjose@vimalacollege.edu.in
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Harish Jose
Focal point 3 - Email: 
jijiabraham@vimalacollege.edu.in
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
Vimala College (Autonomous) Thrissur, affiliated to the University of Calicut is a government aided Arts, Science and Commerce College established in 1967. Ever since its inception, the Institution has been in the forefront of higher education in the State. The Institution offers 16 Under Graduate programmes (14 Aided, 2 Self Financing), 13 Post Graduate programmes (6 Aided, 7 Self Financing), and is a Centre for Research in English, Commerce, Physics, Social Work and Economics. It also offers two PG Diplomas and an advanced diploma programme.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
The reservation policy of the central and state governments that seek to ensure fair and equal opportunity for students belonging to every community is meticulously followed by the College. Apart from the regular academic curriculum prescribed by the University, Vimala offers various programmes such as Add On Certificate Courses and coaching or training classes in various aspects aimed at enhancing the employability skills and extra-curricular skills of students.

Universidade Federal do Vale do São Francisco - UNIVASF

Official translation into English (if original is not English): 
Federal University of The São Francisco's Valley
Mailing address: 
UNIVASF - Campus Sede, Av. José de Sá Maniçoba, S/N, Centro, Petrolina, PE, Brasil CEP: 56.304-205
Telephone: 
+558721016845
Email: 
arii.gr@univasf.edu.br
Website: 
www.portais.univasf.edu.br
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Julianeli Tolentino de Lima
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
PhD/Rector
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
julianeli.lima@univasf.edu.br
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Telio Nobre Leite
Focal point 1 - Title: 
PhD
Focal point 1 - Email: 
telio.leite@univasf.edu.br
Focal point 2 - Email: 
jackson.guedes@univasf.edu.br
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Jackson roberto Guedes da Silva Almeida
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
UNIVASF is an institution linked to the Ministry of Education of Brazil that was created by Law no. 10473 of June 27, 2002, starting to work two years latter. It is headquartered in Petrolina, State of Pernambuco, a city located 750 km away of The Atlantic coast and presenting the northeastern semiarid and The São Francisco's Valley as a reference framework. It is currently set up in a seven-campi structure which are distributed in the states of Pernambuco, Bahia and Piauí.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
UNIVASF location is historically delayed in terms of human development indicators such that in its 15 working years it has changed the destine of hundreds of Young persons who lived very far from the cities that hosted the main Universities in Brazil. Poverty is still a remarkable feature, however, due to the hard-living condition in such lands where the anual mean level of rain does not reach 10 mm and Education is certainly the best instrument UNIVASF offers to get along with this.

Universidade Federal do Oeste da Bahia (UFOB)

Official translation into English (if original is not English): 
Federal University of Western Bahia (UFOB)
Mailing address: 
Rua Professor José Seabra de Lemos, 316. Recanto dos Pássaros. CEP: 47808-021 Barreiras – BA, Brasil
Telephone: 
+55 77 3614-3500
Email: 
gabinete@ufob.edu.br
Website: 
https://ufob.edu.br/
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Jacques Antonio de Miranda
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
PhD/Rector
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
jacques.miranda@ufob.edu.br
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Tânia Aparecida Kuhnen
Focal point 1 - Title: 
PhD/Professor
Focal point 1 - Email: 
tania.kuhnen@ufob.edu.br
Focal point 3 - Title: 
PhD/Professor
Focal point 3 - Name: 
Ana Maria Mapeli
Focal point 2 - Email: 
alan.jensen@ufob.edu.br
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Alan Thyago Jensen
Focal point 3 - Email: 
mmapeli@ufob.edu.br
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
The Federal University of Western Bahia (UFOB) is among the youngest public higher education institutions of Brazil, founded in June 2013. UFOB emerged offering 30 undergraduate programs in five campi, designed containing multidisciplinary centers, located in the cities of Barra, Barreiras, Bom Jesus da Lapa, Luís Eduardo Magalhães and Santa Maria da Vitória. It also offers four graduate degrees in Master's level in Environmental Sciences, Pure and Applied Chemistry, Humanities and Social Sciences, Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer for Innovation and Mathematics.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
Through its activities, UFOB seeks to develop cultural, scientific and technological knowledge that meets the development needs of the population of Western Bahia. Its research and extension projects focus on sustainable development and consider the region's racial and cultural diversity. Institutional actions in research aimed at boosting the natural resources of the Western Bahia Region, where there is great energy, mineral potential, food production capacity, plant diversity, zootechnical efficiency, among others.

Universidade Federal de Alagoas

Official translation into English (if original is not English): 
Federal University of Alagoas
Mailing address: 
Av. Lourival Melo Mota, S/N Tabuleiro do Martins Maceió - Alagoas, AL - Brazil - CEP 57072-900
Telephone: 
+55 82 3214 1761
Email: 
gr@reitoria.ufal.br
Website: 
https://ufal.br
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Maria Valéria Costa Correia
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Doctor, Rector/President
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
gr@reitoria.ufal.br
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Assessoria de Intercâmbio Internacional
Focal point 1 - Title: 
International Office
Focal point 1 - Email: 
asi@reitoria.ufal.br
Focal point 2 - Email: 
nayara.macena@reitoria.ufal.br
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Nayara Macena
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
The Federal University of Alagoas (or the Universidade Federal de Alagoas in Portuguese or UFAL) is a federal institution of higher education founded in 1961. Located in the city of Maceió, in the coastal state of Alagoas, the Federal University of Alagoas is one of the main research centers in the Brazilian north eastern region (which is one of the five regions of Brazil). Universidade Federal de Alagoas (UFAL) is the largest higher education and research institution in Alagoas, Brazil.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
Universidade Federal de Alagoas (UFAL) has been committed to many of the 10 principles fostered by UNAI.

Universidade Federal do Piauí

Official translation into English (if original is not English): 
Federal University of Piauí
Mailing address: 
Av. Universitária, s/n - Ininga - Teresina - Piauí - Brazil - 64049-550
Telephone: 
+558632155976
Email: 
reitoria@ufpi.edu.br
Website: 
www.ufpi.edu.br
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
José Arimatéia Dantas Lopes
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Rector/President
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
arilopes1@ufpi.edu.br
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Giovana Mira de Espíndola
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Prof. Dr.
Focal point 1 - Email: 
giovanamira@ufpi.edu.br
Focal point 3 - Title: 
Prof. Dr.
Focal point 3 - Name: 
Gustavo Souza Valladares
Focal point 2 - Email: 
smt@pq.cnpq.br
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Solange Maria Teixeira
Focal point 3 - Email: 
valladares@ufpi.edu.br
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
The Federal University of Piauí is the largest educational institution of the state. It has five campuses, which are located in the cities of Teresina, Parnaíba, Picos, Bom Jesus and Floriano. The university offers undergraduate and graduate courses in all fields (Health, Technologies, Natural Sciences, Languages, Arts and Humanities). Most of the professors have Ph.D. degrees and are currently involved in several research projects, nationally and internationally.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
The study of how human activities on land are affecting feedback to the earth system, and the response of the human-environment system to global environmental change and sustainability, in developing countries, and more specifically on the case of tropical forest‐agriculture frontiers in the Brazilian biomes, and their interactions with the local communities and possible pathways to global sustainability. The study of human aging as a biopsychosocial phenomenon, specially for more vulnerable population and factors related to class, gender and race-ethnicity.