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The UNESCO Chair on Future Studies was established in 2021 at the HSE Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge (ISSEK) International Research and Education Foresight Centre, which has been successfully conducting long-term foresight studies for many years.
The department’s activities cover the following areas:
The results of ongoing research lay a foundation for responding to potential threats in a timely manner and developing mechanisms to prevent or mitigate the negative consequences of global challenges.
The department’s mission is to disseminate and promote best practices in futures studies by holding public events with the participation of international partners.
The department’s educational activities include master classes, training events, workshops, and cultural exchanges to promote the futures studies culture in Russia and abroad. Highly skilled experts are recruited for these purposes from Russia and from Europe, Africa, Asia, and Latin America.
The department is a member of the UNESCO Global Futures Literacy Network.