Events

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

American University of Beirut will host the Global Health Forum 2018

The American University in Beirut (Lebanon), a member institution of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), will host the Global Health Forum 2018: Innovative Approaches to Global Health Challenges in Low and Middle-Income countries (LMICS) between 1 - 2 November 2018 at the university

Sophia University organizes 'United Nations Weeks' in commemoration of the 73rd anniversary of the UN Charter

Sophia University (Japan), a member institution of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), will hold its 10th United Nations Weeks to celebrate United Nations Day. Various events will take place from 15 - 29 October 2018 aiming to reflect and think together about our common future

De Montfort University will hold a 24-hour vigil in support of the Sustainable Development Goals

De Montfort University - DMU (United Kingdom), a member institution of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), is holding a 24-hour vigil to demonstrate and mobilize support for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It will be launched on 18 October 2018 by Maher Nasser, Director of the Outreach Division of the United Nations Department of Public Information, with a live link from United Nations Headquarters to the university campus at noon, UK time

Students will present their research on International and European Law at the University of Belgrade

The University of Belgrade (Serbia), a member institution of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), and in particular its Faculty of Law is organizing the Student Conference in Theory and Philosophy of Law on the topic "International and European Law – Theoretical Issues" that will be held between 7 - 8 December 2018, to coincide with the celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

"Multiple Modernities in Latin America" to be the focus during academic conference at the Metropolitan University Prague

The Metropolitan University Prague (Czech Republic), a member institution of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), and in particular its Ibero-American Centre, in cooperation with Charles University in Prague is organizing the conference "Multiple Modernities in Latin America: Discourse on modernity and antimodernity in the political and identification processes from the 19–21st century", that will take place on 23 November 2018 at the Metropolitan University Prague

Vytautas Magnus University will host the 8th Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue Conference

Vytautas Magnus University (Lithuania), a member institution of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), will host in cooperation with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the 8th Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue Conference between 24 - 25 October 2018, with the participation of about 300 participants from all over the world

World challenges to be addressed during event at Montclair State University

Montclair State University (United States), a member institution of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) will host between 17 - 19 October 2018 the event "Leaders of the World: Health, Education, Art, Research & Technology", that will take place at the University Hall Conference Center. The idea is to provide a venue for leaders in higher education, business, non-profit organizations, and government to engage in critical conversations about the role and impact of issues facing their communities in a changing world

St. John’s University will host the symposium "Truth and Communication in the Age of Misinformation: From Kierkegaard to Social Media"

St. John’s University (United States), a member institution of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), and in particular its Institute for International Communication, will host the symposium "Truth and Communication in the Age of Misinformation: From Kierkegaard to Social Media" on 16 - 17 November 2018 with experts from several disciplines presenting their thoughts and research findings

Students from all over Qatar will present their research on SDGs at Qatar University

Qatar University (Qatar), a member institution of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), and in particular the Office of the Vice President for Research, is organizing the 2nd Youth Research Forum, which will take place at the New Research Complex of the university in Doha, aiming to serve as a gathering of undergraduate and graduate students in all universities, colleges and scientific institutes in Qatar to present their research on one otr more of the Goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Media professionals will gather at the University of Witwatersrand for the African Investigative Journalism Conference

The University of Witwatersrand (South Africa), a member institution of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) and it particular its Journalism Programme, is organizing the 14th annual African Investigative Journalism Conference (AIJC 2018), which is Africa’s premier gathering of investigative journalists. The event will take place between 29 - 31 October 2018 at the Braamfontein Campus West of Johannesburg

Call for papers: International Sustainable Development Research Society Conference at Nanjing University

Nanjing University (China), a member institution of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), is organizing the 25th International Sustainable Development Research Society Conference that will be held from 25 - 28 June 2019 in Nanjing, China with the theme "Sustaing Resources for the Future". The call for abstracts is open. Should you wisth to submit one please do by 30 November 2018

Uncertainty and complexity of migration will be the focus of a public lecture organized by the University of Southampton

The University of Southampton (United Kingdom), a member institution of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), is organizing an event to take place on 20 November 2018, to examine the uncertainty and complexity of migration. n this session, experts will explore some of the major challenges surrounding migration

Fundamental rights at work to be discussed during a colloquium hosted by Aarhus University

Aarhus University (Denmark), a member institution of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), and in particular its Department of Law, will host between 27 - 28 November 2018 the International Colloquium Fundamental rights at work, aiming to bring together researchers with an interest in fundamental rights in an European Union or international law perspective and researchers with an interest in labour and employment law. The colloquium will give an opportunity for researchers from different disciplines to investigate the common theme of fundamental rights at the work place.

Symposium on the Dynamics of Integration and Division in the Asia-Pacific will take place at Waseda University

Waseda University (Japan), a member institution of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), and in particular its Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, to celebrate its 20th anniversary is organizing the Symposium Dynamics of Integration and Division in the Asia-Pacific that will happen on 12 October 2018. The event aims to simultaneously reflect on lessons learned about the region and consider the challenges that lie ahead

Effat University to host the 16th International Learning and Technology Conference

Effat UNiversity (Saudi Arabia), a member institution of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), is organizing the 16th Learning and Technology Conference, which will be held between 30 - 31 January​ 2019 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. This is an event the institution has been hosting to showcase recent technological developments underpinning best practices and innovations in learning and teaching. Over the years, the Learning and Technology Conference has become an important event at the national and regional level

Cybersecurity challenges to be addressed during international conference at the University of Maribor

The Faculty of Criminal Justice and Security of the University of Maribor (Slovenia), a member institution of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), is organizing an international conference on Cybersecurity on 15 - 16 November 2018. The Central European Cybersecurity Conference will bring together the knowledge and opinions of experts from various fields of cybersecurity, demonstrate the effects of an adequate level of cybersecurity on the functioning of organizations, the work of individuals, and the recognition of threats

International Winter Course ‘Human Rights and Asia’ 2019 organized by Seoul National University Human Rights Center

Seoul National University (Republic of Korea), a member institution of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), will host the International Winter Course ‘Human Rights and Asia’ from 7 - 18 January 2019. This specialized training intends to allow participants to think about the universality of human rights in particular contexts of Asia and to gain a deepened understanding of human rights issues in this region. A special lecture on the 'Universal Declaration of Human Rights and Asia' will mark the 70th anniversary of the UDHR

International Law Weekend to take place at Fordham University School of Law

The School of Law of Fordham University (United States), a member institution of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), will host the International Law Weekend 2018 (ILW 2018) that will take place from 18 - 20 October 2018. This event is sponsored and organized by the American Branch of the International Law Association jointly with the International Law Students Association. The theme this year is Why International Law Matters