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Meeting at the European Parliament

Rector Francisco Rojas Aravena and Dean Juan Carlos Sainz-Borgo were received at the European Parliament by Deputy Representative of Spain Ramon Auregui Atondo who also represents the parliamentary group between Europe and Latin America.
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UPEACE visits UNESCO in Paris

Since UNESCO is the main specialized organ in Science, Education and Culture of the Organization of the United Nations, it has sought to actively participate in building a work agenda focused on the Culture of Peace and international cooperation around the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.
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UPEACE signs MOU with the International Criminal Court

Among the points established by the agreement is the opportunity for students in masters programmes and UPEACE alumni to participate in internships and apply to job opportunities that allow them to expand horizons and develop as professionals with strong backgrounds in Human Rights, Justice and Peace. It also offers the opportunity to officials of...
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UPEACE signes MOU with CICPMC

The CICPMC is a non-governmental organization approved by the State Council, registered with the Ministry of Civil Affairs and directly supervised by the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China, is specially engaged in the work of multinational corporations in China.
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A new diploma that will contribute to the creation of innovative solutions to address climate change has been launched

The University for Peace with the support of the ‘Energy Security and Climate Change’ Regional Programme in Latin America of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation and the Universidad La Salle, Costa Rica, inaugurates today the new Diploma on Climate Change, Energy and Sustainable Development, which will serve as a learning space and to exchange...
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The University for Peace Signs a Cooperation Agreement with the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (GS/OAS)

The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (GS/OAS), in representation of Secretary General, Ideli Salvatti; and the University for Peace (UPEACE), represented by its Rector, Dr. Francisco Rojas Aravena, signed an agreement to establish a framework for cooperation mechanisms between the two Parties, particularly focusing in the...
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UPEACE Celebrates Commencement 2016

8 June 2016. Rodrigo Carazo Campus. The University for Peace (UPEACE) celebrated its Commencement 2016 ceremony on its Rodrigo Carazo Campus. A total of 118 students representing more than 40 countries celebrated the conclusion of the academic year and the beginning of a new stage in their personal and professional lives.
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Professor Miriam Estrada was invited by the National Union of Cuban Jurists and the United Nations to participate at a Conference in Cuba

Professor Miriam Estrada-Castillo was invited by the National Union of Cuban Jurists and the United Nations to attend a Conference organised under the title "Analysis of Challenges and Achievements on the celebration of the 60 years of the establishment of the UN Commission of the Status of Women: achievement of Equality for Women and Children...
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Dean of the University for Peace delivered a lecture on Human Rights Education at the Colombian Diplomatic Academy

Bogota, Colombia. May 10, 2016. Diplomat and professor, Juan Carlos Sáinz-Borgo, Dean for Cooperation Affairs of the University for Peace (UPEACE), delivered a lecture on “Education for Peace in times of post-conflict, the experience of the University for Peace”, at the Diplomatic Academy, Augusto Ramírez Ocampo, Ministry of Foreign Affairs...
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UPEACE signs new academic agreement with Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica

The University for Peace signed a Cooperation Agreement with the Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica (UNA), in order to strengthen academic programmes on both institutions. This agreement promotes academic exchanges between both universities and launch new joint projects in areas such as environmental protection, sustainable development, and...
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The University for Peace visits Colombia with the aim of promoting peace

In its attempt to accomplish the Sustainable Development Goals, specifically goal number 16, the University for Peace – represented by its Rector, Dr. Francisco Rojas Aravena – made several strategic visits to institutions in Bogota, Colombia, generating rapprochement with entities such as the National Police and the Armed Forces.
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UPEACE Faculty Highlight the Closing Plenary: 3rd Global Summit on Childhood

UPEACE Faculty from the Department of Peace and Conflict Studies, Virginia Cawagas, Gal Harmat and Toh Swee-Hin, participated as speakers at the Closing Plenary session of the 3rd Global Summit on Childhood held on March 31st to April 3, 2016 in San Jose, Costa Rica. The Global Summit which registered more than 400 participants from all over the...
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UPEACE Karamoja Cluster Project Successfully Concluded

After three years of arduous work, the University for Peace (UPEACE) is pleased to announce the successful conclusion of the “Karamoja Cluster Project” (KCP), a cross-border project with a clear objective, to mitigate pastoral violence within the Karamoja Cluster of Kenya and Uganda. The project, which began in April 2013 and used...
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