Institute for Peace, Security & Development (IPSED)
UPEACE- IPSED launches a New MA and PhD Programmes in the Puntland State of Somalia.
The University for Peace (UPEACE) was created on December 5th, 1980 by the General Assembly of the United Nations through Resolution 35/55 with headquarters in Costa Rica, Central America. It has Regional Centers in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, China, Philippines, Columbia and joint programmes with Universities in Austria, South Korea, Monaco and Honduras. Through the Africa Regional Centre based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, UPEACE implements Master’s and doctoral Programmes and strengthens the capacity of African Universities, Research Institutes, Think tanks, Regional Economic Communities as well as the African Union and United Nations agencies through teaching, training, research and publication and community outreach. UPEACE has functional capacity building agreements with 27 institutions in Africa.
UPEACE’s activities include: teaching, research, distance learning, and outreach. The University for Peace system also includes offices in Addis Ababa, Geneva, Manila and New York and partnership agreements with numerous other institutions worldwide. The Costa Rica campus serves as a laboratory for the UPEACE system in curriculum development and face-to-face-teaching programmes.
In line with its commitments to the Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Institute for Peace, Security & Development (IPSED) is strengthening its partnership with the University for Peace (UPEACE) to launch three new Master of Arts : the , MA In Environment, Development And Peace, MA In Peace Governance and Security, MA In Peace, Governance And Development and the PhD In Peace, Governance And Development.
People who are interested can take one or more modules of the MA programme and PhD by research. To apply to this programme please visit: https://ipsed-upeacesomalia.org/ or call +252906076263