UPEACE park & Peace monument

The University for Peace (UPEACE) was established in December 1980 as a Treaty Organization by the UN General Assembly. UPEACE is the 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 – established by the UN General Assembly, the UPEACE Centre for Executive Education was launched to deliver dynamic workshops, seminars, and training courses.


Positive Leadership


Costa Rica

Course dates:

September 8 -9, 2022

Course schedule:

9:00 a.m until 5:00 p.m.

Contact information:

  • Centre for Executive Education: centre@upeace.org
  • Costa Rica’s country code is (+506)
  • Esmeralda Bolaños’s cell phone: 8548-2601 (only WhatsApp)/ Hannah Benson’s cell phone: 8730-7360
  • The Centre’s line at UPEACE: 2205-9052

Hotel Information:

Hotel accommodations are not included in the workshop. Some participants, however, are scheduled to stay in one or another at the following:

  • Hotel Hacienda El Rodeo http://www.haciendaelrodeo.com/
    Telephone number: (506) 2249-1013 / (506) 8302-4757
    Directions in Spanish for a cab driver: De la pulpería Chepe Monge en Ciudad Colon, 5.5km hacia el oeste.

How to get to the UPEACE Campus

  • From Hotel Hacienda El Rodeo, exit to your right and walk up the hill to the UPEACE campus.
  • In the center of Ciudad Colón, there is a bus stop in the park at the corner of the Christian Church, 1 block (100 meters) North of SuperMora. The last bus passes at 8:13 a.m every day.

Please be sure to be there a few minutes before the scheduled time. UPEACE buses are free of charge.

Logistical Information:


Open enrollment courses by the UPEACE Centre: Click here

The Centre’s Team: Click here

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