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The Committee on Teaching About the United Nations (CTAUN), a UNAI partner, will host its 2104 annual teachers’ conference at United Nations Headquarters on 31 January 2014.  The overall theme of the day-long conference is “Promoting peace through education.”
The University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech) will host the first 2014 annual meeting of the International Association of University President’s (IAUP) in Montego Bay, Jamaica from 30 January – 1 February 2014.The high-level three-day meeting will provide a forum for higher education leaders and institutions from around the world to identify and discuss the major issues and challenges facing higher education today within a global and cross-cultural context.
Jody Williams, the 1997 Nobel Peace Laureate, is coming to UN Headquarters for a conversation with UNAI members, especially students and faculty, on 11 February 2014.  Organized as part of UNAI's Classroom Conversations series, Ms. Williams will speak about her own peace activism and discuss the real meaning of peace.Ms. Williams, who chairs the Nobel Women's Initiative, has often talked about the real meaning of peace as something defined by human security, not national security.
On 18 December 2013, UNAI hosted a “Classroom Conversation” focusing on the link between migration and development.  Held on International migrants Day, a United Nations observance since 2000, the discussion brought together students and faculty from several UNAI members, including CUNY Graduate, Queens College, Fordham and Sorbonne University (Paris).Presenting an overview, Bela Hovy (United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs) recalled that in October 2013, the General Assembly
A warm welcome to one of the UN Academic Impact's newest members: The Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government and the SUNY Levin Institute will host a moderated conversation about the past, present, and future of affirmative action with three leading public intellectuals on Thursday, December 12th, from 1:00 -2:30 p.m. at the SUNY Global Center, 116 East 55th Street.
 A new free online course on Global Civics has been launched recently by the Global Civics Academy.Find out more from the Global Civics Academy below:The course covers issues ranging from climate change to pandemics. Students will examine which centripetal forces are pushing us together, and how they can be managed. The course will survey our options to manage our increasing global interdependence, and will provide the tools for each student to come up with their own version of a global civics.
 The UN Academic Impact community is made up of nearly 1,000 members in over 120 countries. We're pleased to share with you the first in a series of articles relating to the 10 UNAI Principles written by members of our community of students and academics.Modern Education: Migration of Minds in the Expansive Global NetworkGuillermo “Chato” Roque, Intern, UN Academic ImpactIn early April of 2013, hundreds of perspective students landed in Shanghai, China to visit
 On October 5, Prof. Toshi Kato, Vice President of Chuo University participated in the memorial event for the Second International Day for Girl Child, organized by the UN Information Centre in Tokyo (UNIC Tokyo) and Plan Japan, an NGO working in the area of children's rights.
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