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UPEACE signs MoU with United World College Costa Rica (UWCCR)

On Saturday, 1 April, in the presence of representatives from all 17 United World College campuses around the world, UPEACE and United World College Costa Rica signed an MoU that will allow us to collaborate on a number of activities and initiatives of mutual interest, given our similar missions. The University for Peace is thrilled to join forces...
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UPEACE Rector was Keynote Speaker in high level events in Mexico

UPEACE Rector, Francisco Rojas, was invited to be a keynote speaker at the opening ceremony of the Masters in Hemispheric Security of the Mexican Federal Police and also at the 40th anniversary of the Latin American Peace Investigation Council. He took the opportunity to meet with the Director of the Mexican Federal Police, Manelich Castilla.
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UNODA-UPEACE Workshop for Middle East and Africa

The Disarmament and Non-Proliferation (DNP) Education Partnership coordinated by the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) in Vienna and the University for Peace in Costa Rica developed two courses this past November, one in Cairo and the other one in Addis Ababa.
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UPEACE Alumni meet in Addis Ababa

Former Vicerrector and current visiting professor of UPEACE, Amr Abdalla, hosted an Alumni Reunion at his home in Addis Ababa. We had the participation of about 15 alumni from different UPEACE generations and programmes.
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Nuevo Curso: Derechos Humanos e Internet

Este curso está diseñado para que los estudiantes consideren de forma crítica y desde una perspectiva legal como los cambios tecnológicos afectan sus derechos. El curso será impartido en 5 sesiones que de forma progresiva introducirán los principales temas de discusión en torno al ejercicio de los derechos humanos a través del uso de...
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TEACHHER Workshop

From november 14 to 17, highschool teachers from Guatemala, Honduras, Panama, Belice, El Salvador, Costa Rica and the Dominican Republic gathered at the University for Peace to learn and share best practices at the TeachHer workshop. These educators committed to educating and empowering, female students between the ages of 13 and 16 on issues of...
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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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