The University for Peace (UPEACE) was established in December 1980 as a Treaty Organization by the United Nations General Assembly. UPEACE is only university in the United Nations system authorized to offer academic degrees in the field of peace and conflict studies.
Located in Costa Rica, within the University for Peace, the UPEACE Centre for Executive Education was launched to deliver dynamic workshops, seminars and training courses.
Wednesday, March 18th – Friday, March 20th; 9am-3:30pm
- Centre for Executive Education: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Costa Rica’s country code is (506)
- Julia Delafield’s cell phone: 8706-7288 (contact person)
- The Centre’s line at UPEACE: 2205-9052
How to get to UPeace Campus
- A bus, pictured here, will be available specifically for your course. It will depart from the hotel at 8:30am each morning and return back to the hotel at the conclusion of each day.
- UPEACE will be coordinating airport pick-up and drop-off for all participants. During the course, transportation to and from UPEACE will be provided.
- Holiday Inn Express
Telephone number: (506) 2205-2100
Directions in Spanish for a cab driver: Santa Ana, Del Centro Empresarial Forum Dos, 150 Metros Sur y 50 Metros Oeste, San José, 10903
Below are a number of short readings related to your course. Please feel free to browse them or begin reading before the class. You’ll also receive a printed reader with these and more when you arrive at UPEACE.
- Harari, Yuval Noah. What the Year 2050 has in Store for Humankind (2018)
- Kurland, Andrea. The Educator – Sir Ken Robinson Think Quarterly by Google, (April 2012)
- Gardner, Howard. The Five Minds of the Future (2008)
- Greer, Carolyn: Innovation 101
- Heath, Chip & Dan. Teaching That Sticks
- Design Thinking for Educators – A Workbook by IDEO
- The Earth Charter (2005)
- Fostering Global Citizenship
- Kamenetz, Anya. How Web-Savvy Edupunks are Transforming Higher Education (FAST COMPANY magazine, 2009)
- Brooks, David. The Practical University (The New York Times, 2013)
- Reimers, Fernando. The Five Things I’ve Learned (Pearson Foundation, 2013)
- UNESCO. Global Citizenship Education: An Emerging Perspective (2013)
- Andreotti & De Souza. Global Learning in the Knowledge Society (2008)
- Andreotti. Soft vs Critical Global Citizenship Education (2006)
The course is facilitated by Mohit Mukherjee, an innovator in the learning and development area with a focus in global citizenship, innovation, and social entrepreneurship. He has over 20 years experience working in the field of education in K-12, Higher Ed. and non-formal education. He has also served as Vice President of Programs for Watson U, the first incubator leading to a degree for next generation social entrepreneurs. He did his undergraduate at Stanford University and M.Ed. Harvard University.