UNAOC Fellowship is open for MENA, Europe and North America Regions

Deadline: 10 March 2019

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) has launched the Call for Applications for the 2019 edition of its Fellowship Programme.

The theme of the Fellowship 2019 is “The role of women in peacemaking and conflict prevention”. Candidates must be able to present professional achievements in these fields. Read more

#AIFINCoE Helsinki, Finlandia Hall, 26-27 February 2019


With the emergence of new tools that employ artificial intelligence (AI) we are witnessing another technological revolution. It affects individuals, communities and institutions at multiple, interconnected and interdependent levels. The impacts of AI are everywhere and present opportunities as well as important challenges for the lives and futures of billions of people.

The overall aim of the Conference is to engage in a critical, open and inclusive discussion on how to address AI development to maximise benefits for society and minimise risks to human rights, democracy and the rule of law. The conference will bring together high-level experts from governments, international organisations, businesses, technology, academia and research, civil society and the media. From the perspective of the Council of Europe’s core mandate and values, the debates will explore ways to ensure that emerging technologies are designed, developed and applied to create value for individuals, for democratic societies and for the viability of legal and institutional frameworks. Read more

International Conference on Peace Education and Peace Studies

Barcelona, Spain
March 6 – 7, 2020

ICPEPS 2020: International Conference on Peace Education and Peace Studies aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Peace Education and Peace Studies. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Peace Education and Peace Studies. Read more

7 female activists under 23 who are changing the world

Whether it’s leading a national conversation about gun control or fighting for girls’ education and gender equality around the world, an increasing number of young women are stepping forward as change agents.

To keep the momentum going, this year’s theme for International Women’s Day is centered around #PressforProgress and urges women of all generations to to use their voices to make a difference. Read more