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News 2010Flag of Republic of Korea Raised at UPEACE 15 December 2010 - UPEACE Campus, Costa Rica.
The Rodrigo Carazo Odio Campus of the University for Peace (UPEACE) received the visit of the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea, H.E. Taemyon Kwon, for a ceremonial raising of Korea´s national flag in UPEACE's "Garden of Nations".
Launch of a groundbreaking Master in Sustainable Peace through Sport 14 December 2010 - Monaco.
The International University of Monaco (IUM - part of the French INSEEC Group) and the United Nations-mandated University for Peace (UPeace) in Costa Rica will join forces under the guidance and leadership of “Peace and Sport, l’Organisation pour la Paix par le Sport” to develop an innovative Master’s degree in Sustainable Peace through Sport (MSPS).
Dr. Elias Cheboud Research Coordinator at the Addis Ababa Office passed away 13 December 2010 .
The University for Peace (UPEACE) expresses its deep sorrow at the loss of our dear colleague Dr. Elias Cheboud.
Assoung Julius Undah (1977 - 2010)
A Tribute by Professor Juan Amaya Castro on behalf of UPEACE 10 December 2010 .
A tribute to our alumnus Assoung Julius Unda
Ckick here to see his commencement Speech
UPEACE gives posthumous tribute to its founder with the naming of the campus Rodrigo Carazo Odio 10 December 2010 - San José, Costa Rica.
Former President Rodrigo Carazo Odio also served as First Rector, Chairman, and President Emeritus of the University for Peace.
UPEACE mission at the Mayoral Elections 29 November 2010 - San José, Costa Rica.
UPEACE Postgraduate students and Faculty from 32 countries, representing the continents of Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Europe, will be accredited by the Supreme Electoral Tribunal of Costa Rica (TSE) to be observers in the upcoming municipal elections of 5 December 2010. In total, UPEACE will contribute 67 accredited observers to this democratic effort.
Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Social Change – Online course 19 November 2010 - The Web!.
The course hopes to inspire participants with an entrepreneurial spirit, help gain an understanding of the challenges of the start-up process, offer space and structure for participants to begin developing their own business plan for a socially beneficial venture, and think about the complexities of managing it.
The University for Peace Seminar: International Challenges to World Business today 18-23 November 2010 - San Jose, Costa Rica.
The aim of this programme is to highlight the complex environment an organization has to deal with while operating in a different socio-economic, political and cultural context.
UPEACE holds the third annual Internship Fair 16 November 2010 - UPEACE Campus, Costa Rica.
On 16 November, 2010, the University for Peace (UPEACE) held the third annual Internship Information Fair at its campus in El Rodeo, Ciudad Colón.
International Conference: INNOVATIONS FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT; Linking Good Ideas with Good intentions. 06 November 2010 - UPEACE Campus.
People Planting for Peace 23 October 2010 - Costa Rica.
On Saturday, 23 October, 2010, UPEACE students held a tree planting event called "People Planting for Peace" with the support of friends and neighbours from the communities of El Rodeo and Ciudad Colon.
The third cohort of the Asia Leaders Programme Graduates 22 October 2010 - Manila, The Philippines.
On Monday 18 October the UN-Mandated University for Peace (UPEACE) organized the Commencement Ceremony of its third cohort of graduates from the Asia Leaders Programme (ALP).
UPEACE and the OAS offer scholarships for Professional Development courses in Costa Rica 07 October 2010 - UPEACE Headquarters, Cost Rica.
The scholarship will cover 100% of the tuition cost and a complementary subsistence amount of $150 per week.
The UPEACE Distance Education Programme starts a new course 4 October-10 December 2010 .
The University for Peace DEP: "No Limits to Learning" is launching a new online course: Peace and Conflict Studies; the Foundation Course.
Welcoming video by the course professors.
Robert Muller Chancellor Emeritus of the University for Peace passed away 23 September 2010 .
The University for Peace (UPEACE), affiliated to the United Nations Organization, expresses its deep sorrow at the passing of Dr. Robert Muller, Chancellor Emeritus of UPEACE on 21 September 2010.
The UPEACE Centre for Executive Education offers new courses 8-24 September 2010 - Costa Rica.
The UPEACE Centre for Executive Education is offering two limited enrollment courses for this 2010.
The view from the University for Peace 02 September 2010 - Paris.
On 2 September 2010, the photo exhibition "The View from the University for Peace" opened at the Gallery Fontenoy in the UNESCO headquarters building in Paris
UPEACE 30th Anniversary commemorative stamp 30 August 2010 - San José, Costa Rica.
Two postal stamps pay homage to two institutions of higher education in Costa Rica, University for Peace (UPEACE) and the University of Costa Rica (UCR)
Welcome Class 2011 23 August 2010 - UPEACE Campus, Costa Rica..
On 18 August 2010 UPEACE received a new group of students, each of whom has enrolled in a UPEACE MA degree programme.
UPEACE photo exhibition at the Palais des Nations 05 August 2010 - Geneva, Switzerland..
The exhibition consists of 45 photographs taken by and of refugees that have made a life for themselves since their relocation to Costa Rica under the auspices of UNHCR.
This event builds on the research work of a 2009 UPEACE graduate, Ms. Morea D. Steinhauer, which demonstrated the impact of photojournalism as a social research tool.
Second Graduation of Joint Degree in Peace and Security at Addis Ababa 29 July 2010 - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia..
The second cohort of a Joint Master’s degree in Peace and Security offered by the Institute for Peace and Security Studies (IPSS) at Addis Ababa University and the University for Peace (UPEACE) graduation took place on Saturday 24 July 2010.
University for Peace celebrated Commencement 2010 12 July 2010 - San José, Costa Rica.
President Laura Chinchilla was the keynote speaker
As part of the event, UPEACE awarded the title of “Doctor Honoris Causa in Humanities” to President Chinchilla in recognition of her leadership on matters of human security, peace and democracy as well as her commitment to public service and her achievement of being the first woman elected President of the Republic of Costa Rica.
The University for Peace celebrates Commencement 2010 09 July 2010 - San José, Costa Rica..
President Laura Chinchilla will be the keynote speaker
Oscar Torres renowned Salvadorian filmmaker at UPEACE 24 June 2010 .
“Those are tools that people can used in order to accomplish different goals, positive or not. My goal is not only to find inner peace, but it is also to use myself as a tool to spread it, anything that has to do with arts that promotes the message of peace I personally embrace, I try to use it all”.
Mexican businessman Hugo Salinas-Price gives a special lecture at UPEACE 15 June 2010 - UPEACE Campus, Costa Rica.
“The Use of Silver as currency in the Context of World Economic Crisis”. As part of the event, Mr. Hugo Salinas Price received a special award as "Ambassador of University for Peace”.
New edition of the Peace and Conflict Review 09 June 2010 - UPEACE.
The latest issue of the Peace and Conflict Review is now online!
University for Peace and University of Winnipeg Sign a Memorandum of Agreement. 01 June 2010 - Winnipeg, Canada..
Dr. Abdalla Teaches a Course at U-Winnipeg.
Coming soon: UPEACE Academic Calendar 2010-2011 24 May 2010 - UPEACE Campus.
Courses and schedules.
UPEACE Celebrates its First Formal Graduation in North America 08 May 2010 - American University, Washington D.C..
20 students received their diploma in the Natural Resources and Sustainable Development Dual Master Program.
Salute to the Champions! 06 May 2010 - UPEACE, Costa Rica.
UPEACE holds the men's UN Central America Football Tournament. The UPEACE female team wins the Sub-Championship title.
Job opportunity! 23 April-28 May 2010 - UPEACE Headquarters, Costa Rica..
Educational Technology Specialist wanted!
Publications by the Asia and the Pacific Programme 19 April 2010 - Asia Programme, UPEACE.
The Asia and the Pacific Programme has brought out two important publications on Peace Education with Islamic Perspectives and on Peace Education for Civil Society.
"Preparing for the 2010 NPT Review Conference: What You Need to Know" 14-15 April 2010 - Palais des Nations, Geneva..
An UPEACE briefing seminar.
Albert Koenders at UPEACE 13-15 April 2010 - UPEACE Campus, Costa Rica.
Mr. Albert Gerard Koenders – Former Minister for Development Cooperation, the Netherlands.
Call for Papers 12-30 April 2010 .
The Africa Peace & Conflict Journal, published by the UN Mandated University for Peace, is accepting full-length articles for a special issue on North Africa Peace and Conflict. This is an updated call. The deadline for receipt of full-length articles is April 30th 2011.
Calling for pictures: UPEACE Photo Exhibition 07 April 2010 - UPEACE.
As part of the 30th Anniversary celebrations of the University for Peace, the University and UNESCO are coordinating a photo exhibition for next September named: “The View from the University for Peace”. We invite you to participate!
Call for papers 24 March 2010 - UPEACE Campus, Costa Rica.
The Peace and Conflict Review is now accepting academic papers and book reviews to be considered for our Spring 2010 issue.
Deadline: April 26
Build your credits at the UN Mandated University for Peace 22 March 2010 - UPEACE Campus, Costa Rica.
Undergraduate Credit-Building Programme (UCP-UPEACE)
Dr. Mary King receives the 2009 El-Hibri Peace Education Prize 10 March 2010 - Washington, D.C..
Dr. Mary King receives the 2009 El-Hibri Peace Education Prize.
UPEACE celebrates 30 years with an outdoor concert and an OPEN House 10 March 2010 - UPEACE Campus, Costa Rica.
As part of the celebration of its thirtieth anniversary, last Sunday 7 March the National Symphony Orchestra gave a special concert on the University for Peace (UPEACE) campus.
Joel Bouzou founder of “Peace and Sport” visits UPEACE 05 March 2010 - UPEACE Campus, Costa Rica.
On 1st March, the University for Peace received a visit from Mr. Joel Bouzou, the Founder and President of "Peace and Sport" (L´Organisation pour la Paix par le Sport).
Job Opportunity! 26 February 2010 - UPEACE Campus, Costa Rica..
Educational Technology Specialist wanted!
Course: "Arms Control and Disarmament Today" 25 February 2010 - Geneva, Switzerland.
The UN-mandated University for Peace (UPEACE) and the Geneva School of Diplomacy and International Relations (GSD) are jointly offering a course on "Arms Control and Disarmament Today" during the first week of March, 2010, at the GSD campus in Geneva.
First Steps after Copenhagen: The Private Sector's Role in Dealing with Climate Change 25 February 2010 - Geneva, Switzerland.
A workshop offered by BHF, UNEP, UPEACE and ICC. On March 23, 2010 in Geneva
UPEACE Council meets for its annual meeting 23 February 2010 - San José, Costa Rica..
On 18-19 February the University for Peace (UPEACE) hosted the 19th Session of the UPEACE Council at its campus in San José, Costa Rica.
UPEACE receives annual grant from the Nationale Postcode Loterij 22 February 2010 - The Netherlands.
On 4th February, the Nationale Postcode Loterij (NPL) held its annual "Goed Geld Gala" in Utrecht, the Netherlands. During the Gala, UPEACE received the annual contribution of €500.000.
The UPEACE International Observation Mission at the Costa Rican Elections 17 February 2010 - San José, Costa Rica.
On 8 February, UPEACE postgraduate students and faculty participated as international observers in the recent presidential election in Costa Rica.
Second annual UPEACE Internship Fair! 11 February 2010 - UPEACE Campus, Costa Rica.
The University for Peace (UPEACE) held the second annual Internship Information Fair at its campus in El Rodeo de Mora, Ciudad Colón.
UPEACE Organizes International Observation Mission for Costa Rican Election 04 February 2010 - UPEACE Campus, Costa Rica.
Elections will be held on February 7
Call for Papers, Book Reviews and Briefings - Africa Peace and Conflict Journal. 03 February 2010 - Addis Ababa.
Theme: Peace, Conflict and Development
The University for Peace inaugurates the celebration of its 30th Anniversary 22 January 2010 - Costa Rica Campus.
President Arias given a special award as "Distinguished World Peace Leader"
UPMUNC 2010 is here! 18 January 2010 - UPEACE Campus.
The University for Peace (UPEACE) is very pleased to announce its 8th annual Model United Nations Conference. The conference this year will be held February 24 - 26 at the UPEACE campus in El Rodeo de Mora, Costa Rica.
UPEACE Student Delegation Visited The Supreme Electoral Tribunal of Costa Rica 15 January 2010 - San José, Costa Rica.
Students from the Masters Programmes of International Peace studies and Media, Peace and Conflict Studies of The University for Peace visited the Supreme Electoral Tribunal of Costa Rica.
Students of the NRSD CLASS arrived on campus 06 January 2010 - UPEACE Campus, San José, Costa Rica..