Nicolás del Valle Orellana is associate coordinator of the culture sector of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization UNESCO in Santiago de Chile. He is a political scientist, master in contemporary thought and a doctor of philosophy. He has been visiting researcher at the Ibero-American Institute of the German Cultural Heritage Foundation (Germany), visiting professor at the University of New South Wales (Australia), visiting professor at the Center for Artistic Research (Argentina) and visiting researcher at the Freie Universität Berlin (Germany). He has published several articles and books on philosophy, social science, and cultural studies. Currently his topics of interest are focused on the relations between education and culture with special emphasis on public policies for sustainable development.