Council of the University for Peace

The Council of the University for Peace is the governing body of the University and is composed of 17 members (currently 15 members), in accordance with the UPEACE Charter. Ten members are appointed by the Secretary-General of the United Nations in consultation with the UNESCO Director-General, and seven are ex-officio members: the Chancellor of the University, the Rector, two members nominated by the Government of Costa Rica—the host country— a representative of the UN Secretary-General, a representative of the UNESCO Director-General and the Rector of the United Nations University.

The current members of the Council of the University for Peace are: