UniPID 20th Anniversary

Welcome to our Anniversary Event on 2 December 2022 to celebrate and foster a culture of critical thinking, responsibility and accountability.

Detangling Development Podcast

In this podcast we dive deeper into important themes that bridge between the activities of universities and the aims of global sustainable development by interviewing special guests with expert insight or research in the specific topics. Our hope is that this podcast will give you a better understanding of the bigger picture and inspire you to not only think about, but also get involved in promoting global responsibility.

Host: Melissa Plath
Podcast production and editing: Kelly Brito and Alexandra Biris
Original music: Vesa Plath
Music editing: Uha

Students' global competences

This final episode takes a dive in to students' global competences with Alexandra Biris, master student of the Changing Education Programme at the University of Helsinki.

Anniversary Blog

Have a read into what UniPID, our members and observer members are doing to foster global responsibility and contribute to global sustainable development!

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...

All anniversary posts