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Planning for peace in Eastern Ukraine: Report by UPEACE Centre The Hague presents scenario for UN Blue Helmets in Donbas

15 Oct 2018  UPEACE Centre The Hague (UPH) presented a report in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv on Wednesday, October 17th, 2018, on the options and possibilities for deploying a UN peace-keeping force in the Eastern Ukrainian region of Donbas.  read more
 

Studying at the University of Peace in Costa Rica: A tropical gateway to the UN

27 Apr 2018  An interview with UPH chairman Robert Serry, following his visit to Costa Rica's University for Peace. He returned with a special deal for students from Europe: a big reduction on the tuition fee, and the possibility for an internship with the United Nations.

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New chairman Robert Serry highlights plans and ambitions for UPH

12 Dec 2017  During his long international career, Robert Serry has seen eye to eye with opposing parties in various conflict zones. These experiences inspired him to join UPEACE Centre The Hague (UPH) as its new chairman in October 2017. His main goal for UPH is to promote learning programmes in conflict management studies that bring together both academicians and practitioners. read more
 

Programmes

Peace and Conflict Studies
The Peace and Conflict Studies Programme focuses largely on the dynamics between local, national and international dimensions of conflicts and peacebuilding efforts.  ›
Water and Peace
The objective of the Water and Peace Programme is to raise awareness and increase the knowledge about the mechanisms and processes which lead to water conflicts in the developing world.  ›
Business and Peace
The Business and Peace Programme addresses the potential role businesses can play, while operating in conflict affected areas and fragile countries. ›

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About UPEACE Costa Rica

The University for Peace (UPEACE) was created in 1980 as a Treaty Organization within the framework of the United Nations to support the central peace and security objectives of the UN. Its mission is to provide humanity with an international institution of higher education for peace.
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UPH's new chairman Robert Serry

The new chairman of UPEACE Centre The Hague (UPH), Dutch former UN diplomat Robert Serry, has laid out his ambitions for UPH: to promote learning programmes in conflict management studies that bring together both academicians and practitioners.
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Application for UPEACE Costa Rica 2018-2019 extended until June 1, 2018

Students from Europe have until June 1st to apply for the academic year 2018-2019, if they apply via the UPEACE Centre The Hague
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