UPEACE in the News



Dean Sainz-Borgo to pronounce opening address at the Fourth International “Explorations in Peace & Conflict Research” Conference in Finland

Åbo Akademi University in Vasa, home of the Programme in Peace, Mediation and Conflict Research, will co-organize with the Center for Global Nonkilling, its fourth international “Explorations in Peace & Conflict Research” conference on March 18-19, 2019 focusing on the topic “Nonmilitarisation and Countries Without Armies”.



VP Venkaiah Naidu becomes first Indian to receive Honorary Doctorate from UN Peace University

The Vice President of India, M Venkaiah Naidu, was honoured with the degree of 'Doctor of Philosophy'.



UN-founded University For Peace Confers Honorary Doctorate On Vice President Venkaiah Naidu

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on March 7 was conferred with an Honorary Doctorate by the University for Peace founded by the United Nations Organisations (UNO) for his contribution "to the Rule of Law, democracy and sustainable development in India".



Minister Sigrid Kaag to meet Dutch students and UPEACE alumni at UPEACE The Hague event

UPEACE Centre The Hague will bring together Dutch Minister Sigrid Kaag, hundreds of Dutch students and alumni of the University for Peace for a unique event on March 8 at the Supreme Court of the Netherlands in The Hague.



LatAm outreach: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu to visit Paraguay, Costa Rica; here’s why it’s important

The visit starting from March 5-9 is expected to provide an opportunity to provide impetus to India’s bilateral relations in trade and investment, ICT, renewable energy including hydel, education, healthcare, space and people to people linkages.



Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council meets with the Permanent Observer of the UN University for Peace

The Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council, Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani met on Tuesday, 26 February 2019, at the GCC UN-mission headquarters, in Geneva, Mr. David Fernandez Puyana, the Permanent Observer of the UN University for Peace.