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UPEACE News

01

Dec

Human Rights Week of Events at UPEACE: Seminars and Roundtable of Key Global Themes (6-9 December)

From 6-9 December 2022, the United Nations Network on Racial Discrimination and Protection of Minorities, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, the University for Peace, Equal Rights Trust, the United States Institute of Peace and Religions for Peace will organize a series of hybrid events at the UPEACE campus in Costa Rica.

17

Nov

UPEACE and Yale hold workshop on Promoting Peace through Health Innovation

Dr. Juan Carlos Sainz Borgo, Dean at the University for Peace (UPEACE), participated in a workshop on “Promoting Peace through the Health Innovation,”, co-organised by UPEACE and the Yale University School of Public Health.

04

Nov

UPAZ organiza un seminario sobre la paz en Centroamérica en alianza con la Asociación Fulbright de Costa Rica

Un total de veintiocho becarios y becarias del programa Fulbright de Costa Rica y diferentes países de Centroamérica se reunieron en el campus principal de la Universidad para la Paz (UPAZ) en Costa Rica para el seminario "Liderazgo para la Construcción de la Paz en Centroamérica", organizado en alianza con la Asociación Fulbright de Costa Rica y la Embajada de los EE.UU. en Costa Rica.

30

Sep

UPEACE Council Holds its Thirty-fourth Session in Geneva

The Council of the University for Peace (UPEACE) held an extraordinary session today at the World Meteorological Organization in Geneva. One of the main purposes of the meeting was to take advantage of the University’s presence in Geneva for a series of academic events, in order to discuss the state of the University for Peace nearly ten years into Rector Francisco Rojas’ tenure.

30

Sep

UPEACE Council Appoints its New Authorities

During its 34th Session, the Council of the University for Peace named its new President, Vice President, and Second Vice President for a two-year period.

30

Sep

UPEACE Confers Doctor Honoris Causa to H.E. Dr. Shaikha Rana bint Isa bin Duaij Al Khalifa 

The UPEACE Doctor Honoris Causa degree was awarded to H.E. Dr. Shaikha Rana bint Isa bint Duaij Al Khalifa, Secretary-General of the Higher Education Council and Vice-Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of Higher Education of Bahrein, the first woman in the Arab world to be named Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs.