UniPID Anniversary

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 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...

August 11, 2022 — Entangled global inequalities and responsibilities

In this month’s Anniversary blog, Seppälä discusses the concept of global responsibility and its entanglement with global inequalities, highlighting the role of academia in cultivating new visions and practices of solidarity.

July 18, 2022 — UniPID - A new era?

In this month's Anniversary blog, Markus Laitinen, Head of Development of the University of Helsinki, looks back at what UniPID was and how the Network has transformed to what it is now, having one question in mind: What might lie ahead for UniPID, will it be able to keep the momentum and...

June 6, 2022 — UniPID - your friendly neighbourhood voice at the bridge

In this month's Anniversary blog, Avento brings to our attention universities' third role on contributing to society, and invites us to examine our actions critically to ensure that partnerships are responsible, equitable, and inclusive!

April 13, 2022 — Towards a Stronger Support System for Universities’ Responsible Partnership Practices with UniPID

In this edition of the Anniversary Blog, Subra reflects on academic partnerships and on Aalto University's and UniPID's role in providing opportunities to build on the experiences and perspectives to seek global sustainable development.

March 9, 2022 — “Partnerships evolve via shared research, education and development cooperation over time”

Through the University of Turku’s continuous effort for collaborative internationalization, Käyhkö highlights the evident interconnection between research, education, and societal cooperation, and the value of collaboration building as the foundations for broader development impact.

February 9, 2022 — UniPID – We miss You in JYU!

"We believe there are reasons for JYU to take some pride of the establishment and nurturing of UniPID, in a way that it has already reached its adulthood with the 20th anniversary"