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24th Session of the UPEACE Council

24th Session of the UPEACE Council. The meeting was chaired by H. E. Aristides Royo, President of the Council and former President of Panama who welcomed the 14 members who attended the session. Both, the Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General, ASG Judy Cheng-Hopkins, and the Representative of the Director-General of UNESCO,...
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UPEACE Masters Programmes Receives SINAES Accreditation

UPEACE Masters Programmes Receives SINAES Accreditation - The accredited Masters degrees include: Environmental Security and Peace, Natural Resources and Sustainable Development, Natural Resources and Peace, and Environmental Security and Peace with Specialization in Climate Change.
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Nueva publicación

Nueva Publicación: "Gobernabilidad y Convivencia Democrática en América Latina: Las dimensiones regionales, nacionales y locales. Francisco Rojas Aravena y Patricio Silva (Compiladores)
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La Universidad para la Paz anuncia carrera por la paz

Al menos unos 400 corredores de todas partes de Costa Rica y el mundo estarán participando de esta actividad. Además de llevar el mensaje de la paz mediante el deporte y fomentar una vida sana y activa, este evento tiene como objetivo proteger el último remanente de bosque primario y secundario en el valle central, ubicado en la zona...
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Indian activist, Vandana Shiva, speaks out against GMOs in Costa Rica

On January 21, 2014, Vandana Shiva – world-renown environmental activist and author – spoke at the University for Costa Rica during the “Seeds of Freedom and the Fight Against Transgenics” conference. As part of the Hunger, Food Security and Food Sovereignty class, 23 UPEACE students attended the press conference with Professor Brian...
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UPEACE Professor Adam Baird Receives 2013 Highly Commended Award

The University for Peace is proud to announce that ‘Urban Governance and Peace’ Coordinator and Assistant Professor, Dr. Adam Baird, has received the 2013 Higher Commended Award from the Emerald Literati Network. This recognition was awarded to Dr. Baird for his paper, “The Violent Gang and the Construction of Masculinity Amongst Socially...
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Jardín de las Naciones de la UPAZ reúne a figuras mundiales de la Paz

Campus Rodrigo Carazo Odio, San José, 13 de diciembre del 2013. En el campus de la Universidad para la Paz en San José se develó hoy el busto restaurado de Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (1881-1938) padre de la República de Turquía, quien se une a más de veinte próceres de la paz de todo el mundo en el denominado “Jardín de las Naciones”.
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One in three children under-five do not officially exist - UNICEF

NEW YORK, 11 December 2013 - On UNICEF’s 67th birthday today, the organization released a new report showing that the births of nearly 230 million children under-five have never been registered; approximately one in three of all children under-five around the world. For further information, please contact: Rita Ann Wallace, UNICEF Media...
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UPEACE Remembers Nelson Mandela

Students and faculty gathered in the Garden of Nations to pay tribute to the life of Nelson Mandela (1918-2013), former president of South Africa, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, and enduring symbol of the struggle for human dignity against racism and injustice, and the transformative power of forgiveness and reconciliation.
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