UniPID News

November 23, 2021 — Call for Action: Contribute to the development of UniPID’s Discussion Paper on Finland’s Africa Strategy

In March 2021 the Finnish government approved its first strategy for diversifying and deepening Finland's relations with African countries, the African Union (AU), and regional organizations. What does this strategy mean in practice for the Finnish government, higher education institutions,...

November 16, 2021 — Story behind the course: Meet Golaleh Makrooni & Eero Ropo

A photography fan and a music aficionado share a passion for education. They partnered up to create the "Curriculum Development for Climate Change Education in Global South" UniPID course, which is also developed with a partner university from the Global South: Meet Golaleh Makrooni (GM)...

November 15, 2021 — What do we need to support the building of responsible and impactful global academic partnerships?

UniPID and EDUFI partnered up to create a benchmarking study to identify what peer countries do on globally responsible funding and see what Finland could learn from others’ experiences

November 9, 2021 — "Examining Sustainability Is Essential for All"

Did you know UniPID offers a Sustainability in Development Module? Students are invited to register and complete at least 5 UniPID virtual courses (worth 5 ECTS credits each) for a minimum total of 25 ECTS credits. We've invited Kaisla Härkönen, a recent module graduate to share her story...

October 20, 2021 — "The impact of UniPID courses go beyond the classroom" - Ayu Pratiwi

In 2020, UniPID offered the opportunity for teachers to apply for course grants which can be co-created between a member university and a partner university in the Global South. Our course "Climate Change and Trade in the Global South" is one of them. We talked to three students who took...

October 8, 2021 — Story behind the course: Meet Ayu Pratiwi

This time we will look at the teacher behind our course Climate Change and Trade in the Global South, soon to start in November. Her experience in the private sector and empirical approach have led her to create a unique course on climate change and trade, looking to provide tools to better...

September 15, 2021 — Story behind the course: Meet Violeta Gutierrez and Jasmin Immonen

Meet Violeta Gutierrez (VG) and Jasmin Immonen (JI), the masterminds behind "Decolonising Sustainable Development? Introductory lessons from the Global South" course which btw has obtained the most registrations this Fall!

September 10, 2021 — This is what UniPID has been up to: Our August and early September

Summer holidays ended and the academic year has officially started, which means we are ready to work! UniPID has concentrated on planning, brainstorming and seeking synergies. With whom? Read more and find out!

July 1, 2021 — UniPID & FinCEAL Plus BRIDGES Participated in the 6th UN STI Forum on STI for the SDGs

Reflections from UniPID and FinCEAL Plus BRIDGES participation in the 6th Multistakeholder Forum on Science, Technology, and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals