University for Peace (UPEACE)

Université pour la Paix
Universidad para la Paz (UPAZ)

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History

Established 5 Dec 1980, on the initiative of the Government of Costa Rica, under United Nations (UN) Resolution 35/55 of the 35th Session of the General Assembly, which called for a treaty organization to support the central Peace and Security Objectives of the United Nations through a World-Wide Movement of Education of Peace. Proposed by President of Costa Rica, Rodrigo Carazo, Sep 1978; resolutions, 19 Dec 1978 and 14 Dec 1979, of UN General Assembly; preliminary work of International Association of University Presidents (IAUP). Inaugural meeting of Council: 6 Mar 1982. Also referred to as United Nations - Mandated University for Peace. Headquarters in Costa Rica. Statutes registered in 'UNTS 1/19735'.

Aims

Promote among all human beings the spirit of understanding, tolerance and peaceful coexistence; stimulate cooperation among peoples; help lessen obstacles and threats to world peace and progress, in keeping with the noble aspirations proclaimed in the Charter of the United Nations.

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Research/documentation; capacity building; training/education; events/meetings.

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 14 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 6 non-governmental organizations.
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Members in 40 countries
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Subjects *

  • Education
    • Universities
  • International Relations
    • United Nations
  • Peace
    • Peace

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

F8239

Last News Received

9. Nov 2017
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