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Award-Winning Pace Students Explore the Path to Peace in Costa Rica

The preamble of the United Nations Charter states that its purpose is “to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war” and enable the peoples of the world “to practice tolerance and live together in peace with one another as good … Continue reading

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New Conference, New Challenges

The Pace University New York City Model United Nations program has always inspired me to challenge myself and to learn about the world from a different perspective. At the 2013 University for Peace Model United Nations Conference I decided to … Continue reading

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Field Trip to Community in Costa Rica Puts Model UN Discussions of Human Rights in Perspective

Before participating in the 2013 University for Peace Model United Nations Conference in Costa Rica, UPeace faculty gave Pace University New York City Model UN students a three-day training in contemporary human rights issues. This included a trip to the … Continue reading

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University for Peace Human Rights Training Offers a Taste of Graduate School

As a political science major and peace and justice studies minor, issues regarding human rights are very important to me. Before participating in the 2013 University for Peace Model UN Conference in Costa Rica, UPeace faculty gave Pace University New … Continue reading

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Pace Students Wrestle with Contemporary Challenges to Human Rights

According to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, “recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world.” However, many … Continue reading

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The Crucial Role of Civil Society and Media in Global Policymaking

Model United Nations conferences, in which students engage in simulations of global policymaking bodies, have a tendency to toward “state-centrism.” In most conferences, students represent UN member states, and unlike real world policy processes, they are not called to account … Continue reading

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Pace Students Examine the Gender Dimensions of International Politics

“The personal is international,” feminist theorist of international relations Cynthia Enloe reminds us. This means that even though global policymaking has traditionally focused on the interactions between states, it is crucial to pay attention to the gender dimensions of international … Continue reading

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