International Women’s Day: Elevating the Conversation on Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict

To commemorate International Women’s Day, on 6 March 2014 the United Nations Academic Impact co-hosted with the Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict and the Enough Project, a special event at UN Headquarters to focus on raising awareness about the role of “conflict minerals” and their link to sexual violence.

A Conversation with Nobel Peace Laureate Jody Williams

On 11 February 2014 Jody Williams, the 1997 Nobel Peace Laureate, spoke to UNAI members, students and faculty about her peace activism and discussed the real meaning of peace as part of UNAI's Classroom Conversations series.

“Getting the Facts Right”

On 4 May 2011 “Getting the Facts Right” celebrated the first-ever issue of the UN Yearbook as an e-book. The panel included Prof. Robin Andersen and student Norhan Basuni from UNAI members Fordham University and CUNY Baccalaureate, as well as Prof. Pamela Falk, and Roland Schatz, from Media Tenor. Robert Bullock, New York State Archive, served as moderator. 

You can watch the webcast of the event here