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UPH chairman and ambassador of Costa Rica discuss cooperation

07 Jun 2021 | 7 June 2021 – Chairman Robert Serry of UPEACE Centre The Hague (UPH) was received today by the ambassador of Costa Rica in the Netherlands, Arnoldo Brenes Castro, to explore possible fields of cooperation. Surprisingly, it appeared that the ambassador was already well acquainted with the work of the University for Peace in Costa Rica. Read more ›

UPH holds successful webinar on Quiet Diplomacy for prospective UPEACE students

04 May 2021 | 4 May 2021 – Linking The Hague with Costa Rica, Brussels and Geneva, UPEACE Centre The Hague (UPH) held a successful webinar to present the University for Peace to prospective Master students. The online event included a debate on the role of quiet diplomacy in international relations as a means to (try to) resolve conflicts through informal contacts. Read more ›

Meet UPEACE at our Webinar on quiet diplomacy, 22 April 2021

06 Apr 2021 | Interested to spread your wings and study at the United Nations-established University for Peace in amazing Costa Rica?

 

Please join us in a webinar discussion on the role of quiet diplomacy in international relations and get to know UPEACE.

 

Save the Date: Thursday 22 April 2021 from 17:00 to 18:30 CET Read more ›

EU Member States can still avert Israel's annexation plans, says UPH chairman in op-ed

27 May 2020 | 27 May 2020 – It is not too late for Member states of the European Union to unite against Israel’s planned annexation of Palestinian territories on the West Bank. This was argued by Robert Serry, chairman of UPEACE Centre The Hague, in an op-ed published in Dutch daily NRC Handelsblad. Read more ›

UN's credibility in conflict resolution in danger, UPH chairman warns Moscow audience

27 Feb 2020 | 27 February 2020 – At an academic meeting in Moscow, chairman Robert Serry of UPEACE Centre The Hague (UPH) presented the work of the United Nations in international conflict resolution, stressing that the UN’s efforts are too important to be marginalised. Serry also highlighted the possibilities of Track II Dialogues to overcome conflicts. Read more ›

UPEACE Centre The Hague chairman teaches campus students on UN

10 Nov 2019 | UPEACE students of the Class of 2019 were treated to a special guest at the university campus in the first weeks of their study year. Chairman Robert Serry of UPEACE Centre The Hague joined them during the month of October for a course on the United Nations.

 

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A Model UN connection stretching from Leiden to Costa Rica

25 Apr 2019 | All across the world, students are training and engaging in Model United Nations meetings, where they take up the role of a national delegation at the UN Security Council to debate current international issues. At a recent discussion with UPEACE Centre The Hague, members of LeidenMUN from Leiden University in the Netherlands were able to learn about their counterparts on the other side of the globe: the MUN of students at the UPEACE University for Peace in Costa Rica. Read more ›

UPEACE The Hague chairman joins former EU leaders' call for Israel-Palestine two-state solution

15 Apr 2019 | The chairman of UPEACE Centre The Hague, Robert Serry, has issued an open letter together with 24 European politicians and former leaders, expressing concern over the present US policy on the Israel-Palestinian conflict. The letter, that was published by the UK newspaper The Guardian on Monday, urges the European Union to reaffirm its support for a two-state solution for Israel and the Palestinians. Read more ›

UPEACE The Hague event brings together students with Dutch minister Kaag

14 Mar 2019 | What’s it like to study at the University for Peace (UPEACE) in Costa Rica? More than 200 Dutch students found out on 8 March 2019 at an event organised by UPEACE Centre The Hague. The meeting took place in the new building of the Supreme Court of The Netherlands (Hoge Raad) in The Hague. Our special guest was the Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, Sigrid Kaag, who delivered a keynote speech. Read more ›

Dutch students and UPEACE alumni to meet at UPEACE event with Minister Sigrid Kaag

05 Mar 2019 | UPEACE Centre The Hague will bring together Dutch Minister Sigrid Kaag, hundreds of Dutch students and alumni of the University for Peace for a unique event on March 8. This meeting will take place within the building of the highest juridical instance of the country: the Supreme Court of the Netherlands in The Hague. Read more ›

Projects

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

08 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 ›

Two new publications on Justice and Reconciliation in South Sudan

07 Oct 2016 | Two new reports are published within the research project “Intersections of Truth, Justice and Reconciliation in South Sudan”. The project is carried out in cooperation by the University for Peace (UPEACE) Centre The Hague, the South Sudan Law Society (SSLS) and PAX. Read more ›

New publication on access to justice in South Sudan

25 May 2016 | A new policy brief is published within the research project “Intersections of Truth, Justice and Reconciliation in South Sudan”. The project is carried out in cooperation by the University for Peace (UPEACE) Centre The Hague, the South Sudan Law Society (SSLS) and PAX. Read more ›

Two new publications on South Sudan's process towards Reconciliation and Justice

28 Apr 2016 | Two new policy briefs are published within the research project “Intersections of Truth, Justice and Reconciliation in South Sudan”. The project is carried out in cooperation by the University for Peace (UPEACE) Centre The Hague, the South Sudan Law Society (SSLS) and PAX. Read more ›

New publication on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) in Unity State, South Sudan

21 Mar 2016 | A new policy brief is published within the research project “Intersections of Truth, Justice and Reconciliation in South Sudan”. The project is carried out in cooperation by the University for Peace (UPEACE) Centre The Hague, the South Sudan Law Society (SSLS) and PAX. Read more ›

Three new publications on conflict, justice and reconciliation in South Sudan

12 Nov 2015 | Three new reports have been published within the research project “Intersections of Truth, Justice and Reconciliation in South Sudan”. The project is carried out in cooperation by the University for Peace (UPEACE) Centre The Hague, the South Sudan Law Society (SSLS) and PAX. Read more ›

University for Peace presents its Tri-annual Report before the UN General Assembly

23 Oct 2015 | On 19 October 2015, the Rector of the University for Peace (UPEACE), Dr. Francisco Rojas-Aravena, presented the Secretary-General’s Tri-Annual Report before the Fourth Committee of the UN General Assembly. Read more ›