Events

The Genocide Convention at 70: From Definition to Implementation with Father Patrick Desboi

The Permanent Mission of Rwanda to the United Nations and the World Jewish Congress invite you to The Genocide Convention at 70: From Definition to Implementation with Raphael Lemkin Award for exemplary work in the fight against genocide recepient: Father Patrick Desboi. 

The event will held on March 26, 2019 at 10:00 AM in the ECOSOC Chamber, UN Headquarters. 

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Data Science: Challenges and Opportunities

Join United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) and the Hasso Plattner Institute for a discussion on the immense opportunities and challenges presented by our increasingly data-driven society, the value that can be gained from data that is well-prepared and the dangers of data when misapplied. We have access to, and use, more data than ever, but what are the opportunities and challenges presented by such a data-driven society?

Prof. Felix Naumann, chair for information systems at the Hasso Plattner Institute at the University of Potsdam in Germany, will deliver a talk on these issues followed by Q&A with the audience on Monday, 25 March in the ECOSOC Chamber, UN Headquarters from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm.

Screening of the documentary film “Naila and the Uprising” at United Nations Headquarters

On 7 March at UNHQ, on the margins of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People will host a side event featuring the screening of a documentary film titled “Naila and the Uprising” on the role of Palestinian women during the first intifada, followed by a discussion with some of the protagonists and other panelists. The film will be screened in the Conference Room 2, March 7 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EST.

United Nations Model UN Youth Summit - 12 April 2019, United Nations Headquarters

Have you ever run a project as part of your Model United Nations (MUN) conference, or taken part in a campaign to raise awareness or solve a problem in your community? Sign up today to share your experience at the inaugural United Nations Model UN Youth Summit, which will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on 12 April 2019 in New York.

Fifth Annual J. Michael Adams Lecture and Conversation "Why 1999 Matters in 2020"

United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) is pleased to announce the Fifth Annual J. Michael Adams Lecture and Conversation, to be held on Thursday, 29 November 2018 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at United Nations Headquarters in New York.

12th Global Awareness Conference organized by the State University of New York - Oswego

The State University of New York - SUNY Oswego (United States), a member institution of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) is organizing for this Friday and Saturday, 9 and 10 November 2018, the 12th Global Awareness Conference, which is a day and a half on campus conference that provides the opportunity to learn about other cultures and global issues

University for Peace will host the Earth Charter Education Conference 2019

The University for Peace (Costa Rica), a member institution of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), and in particular its Earth Charter Center for Education for Sustainable Development, created to forge new paths in education for sustainable development, global citizenship education, and emerging leadership paradigms, is organizing the conference Leading the Way to Sustainability 2030

Call for submissions: SDGs Good Practices, Success Stories and Lessons Learned

The Division for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA), launched a call for submissions of good practices, success stories and lessons learned in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the SDGs

TKM College of Engineering and KFUNAI will host the International Consortium on Global Climate

The United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) - ASPIRE Chapter of the Thangal Kunju Musaliar College of Engineering (India), a member institution of the UNAI, in association with the Kerala Forum on United Nations Academic Impact (KFUNAI), is organizing the International Consortium on Global Climate (ICGC) with the theme Climate Action and Life on Land, based on the Goals 13 and 15 of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Meet the Authors of "The Security Council Chamber" at UN Bookshop

Learn the story behind the original design and creation as well as the meticulous renovation of the 20th century 's most remarkable meeting space: the Security Council Chamber.

Call for Papers for the Conference at the University of Canberra: Gender Equality Through Agricultural Research for Development

The University of Canberra (Australia), a member institution of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), is organizing jointly with the Australia­­­n Centre for Agricultural Research and the CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research, the international conference Gender Equality Through Agricultural Research for Development, which will take place from 2 - 4 April 2019 at the University of Canberra

Human Rights Week organized by the University of Geneva to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the UDHR

The University of Geneva (Switzerland), a member institution of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), is organizing through its Global Studies Institute and with the support of the Foreign Affairs Office, the canton of Geneva and the Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, the Human Rights Week. It will take place from 13 - 17 November 2018 ahead of the commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).

Connections between geopolitics, civil society and refugees to be examined at the American University in Cairo

The American University in Cairo (Egypt), a member institution of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), is organizing through its Centre for Migration and Refugee Studies, the Seminar on "Geopolitics, Civil Society and Refugees", with a lecture that will take place on 18 November 2018

Connection between Global Citizenship Education and the SDGs will be explored during Forum at UN Headquarters

The Asia-Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding - APCEIU is organizing, jointly with the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations, the 2018 UN Global Citizenship Education Forum under the theme "Global Citizenship Education as a Key Enabler of SDGs". The event will take place at United Nations Headquarters in New York on 13 November 2018

State University of New York to Host Panel Discussion on Preservation of the Academic Heritage in the Middle East

Office of Global Affairs of the State University of New York, a member institution of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), is hosting a panel discussion "Searching for the Future: Preservation of the Academic Heritage in the Middle East" this Friday, 2 November 2018.

University for Peace invites to panel on the role of education and dialogue in achieving sustainable peace

The University for Peace (Costa Rica), a member institution of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), jointly with the Permanent Mission of Costa Rica to the United Nations, is hosting on 26 October 2018 at United Nations Headquarters in New York, the Interactive Dialogue on the University for Peace and the Role of Education and Dialogue in Achieving Sustainable Peace, organized in conjunction with the presentation of the Triannual Report of the United Nations Secretary-General on the University for Peace to the United Nations General Assembly

MEET THE AUTHOR with Jimmy Nelson, "HOMAGE TO HUMANITY."

The United Nations Bookshop invites you to a Meet the Author event with Jimmy Nelson, award-winning photographer known for his portraits of indigenous peoples. Jimmy Nelson has traveled the world with his camera, visiting some of its most remote and ancient cultures. The resulting images are beautifully published in HOMAGE TO HUMANITY.

Trinity College Dublin will host a lecture about the Sustainable Development Goals

Trinity College Dublin (Ireland), a member institution of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), will host a lecture about the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The event, that will take place on 18 October 2018, is organized by the Trinity Global Development Society

Rutgers University to host special event for students to celebrate this year's United Nations Day

Rutgers University (United States), a member institution of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), is commemorating this year’s United Nations Day (24 October 2018) by staging an interactive program that helps establish linkages between sustainability projects on campus and within communities in alignment with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

University of New South Wales organizes conference on urban resilience in the Asia Pacific region

The University of New South Wales (Australia), a member institution of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), and in particular its Faculty of Built Environment, is organizing the Urban Resilience Asia Pacific Conference that will take place between 7 - 8 November 2018