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UPEACE News

31

Oct

UPEACE signs agreement with the Pontifical Lateran University under the auspices of the Vatican

The University for Peace (UPEACE) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Pontifical Lateran University (PUL) in Vatican City.

30

Oct

UPEACE Academic Director Chairs Drafting Group for Treaty on the Right to Development

Dr. Mihir Kanade, UPEACE Academic Coordinator and the Head of its Department of International Law, has been appointed by the United Nations as the Chair of the drafting group of international experts to prepare a new international treaty on the Right to Development.

28

Oct

UPEACE Rector Speaks on the 2030 Agenda at a Series of Events Held by the ECPD

The Rector of the University for Peace (UPEACE), Dr. Francisco Rojas, visited the city of Belgrade to take part in a series of activities hosted by UPEACE partner, the European Centre for Peace and Development (ECPD).

03

Oct

UNICRI Director a.i. Visits UPEACE HQ

This week, the University for Peace (UPEACE) was host to Mrs. Bettina Tucci Bartsiotas, Director a.i. of the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI), one of UPEACE’s academic partners for the LL.M. in Transnational Crime and Justice, executed jointly by UPEACE and UNICRI on UNICRI’s main campus in Turin, Italy.

16

Sep

UPEACE Present at the UN High-Level Forum on the Culture of Peace at UNHQ

Last week, on occasion of the 20th Anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration and Programme of Action on the Culture of Peace, Dr. Francisco Rojas, Rector of the University for Peace (UPEACE) participated in the United Nations High-Level Forum on the Culture of Peace at UN Headquarters in New York City.

03

Sep

Official Opening of the 2019-2020 Academic Year

The University for Peace officially inaugurated its 2019-2020 Academic Year with an event held at the University’s Rodrigo Carazo Campus in El Rodeo de Mora this morning.