UniPID News

November 28, 2022 — Fostering Global South perspectives in peacebuilding processes

Coincidentally UniPID and the Master's Degree Programme in Peace, Mediation and Conflict Research at Tampere Peace Research Institute (TAPRI) are celebrating their anniversary this year. Perfect occasion to highlight the relevance of Global South contributions to peace and conflict studies!

October 26, 2022 — I say thanks, but not goodbye!

After 10 years of coordinating and directing UniPID, Johanna Kivimäki moves to other tasks, but wishes to keep contact and continue collaboration with the UniPID community.

October 10, 2022 — UniPID Virtual Studies Call for Course Proposals 2023

Our annual call for course proposals for UniPID Virtual Studies programme is now open! We invite all interested teachers and lecturers from UniPID member universities to submit proposals by the 10th January, 2023.

October 6, 2022 — Perspectives on UniPID’s role at ÅAU

Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the UniPID network, this blog post looks at how Åbo Akademi University (5,700 students and 1,100 staff members) has benefited from the network. Within the fields of sustainability and human rights, we are focusing on efforts to expand and deepen our work...

September 19, 2022 — “Arctic attitude” meets Global South scholars

The University of Oulu representatives take over the Anniversary blog this month, to highlight its efforts in advancing cooperation with the Global South, and recognizing that UniPID continues to be a vehicle for participating in the wider development discussions for successful university...

September 14, 2022 — Strengthening global responsibility skills in academic partnerships

Early this year UniPID and the Finnish higher education institutions’ global networks coordinated a Training on responsible global academic partnerships which was a hands-on opportunity to provide tools, empower participants with knowledge, and nurture global development skills.