Submission Deadline Extension

Please note that the submission deadline for the first issue has been extended by one month to 1st June 2013.

Submissions: We are looking for Track 1 articles containing original research papers from 5000-7000 words by graduate students worldwide, as well as Track 2 articles including shorter pieces like commentaries and reviews. All submissions must be classified under one of the five UNU Thematic Clusters – Peace, Security and Human Rights; Development Governance; Population and Health; Global Change and Sustainable Development and Science, and Technology and Society. Please look at our submissions page for more details and guidelines on the subject and format of papers.

Eligibility: Submissions are open to all currently enrolled graduate students in universities across the globe. Alumni of UNU post-graduate and non-degree courses are also welcome to submit. While preference is given to UNU students and alumni, every paper will be read and returned with editorial comments and a decision on acceptance.

We look forward to reading your work!




Open call for submissions for the inaugural issue of UPP.

Welcome to Peace and Progress, a peer-reviewed academic journal operated and maintained by the graduate students of the United Nations University.

We are delighted to announce the open call for submissions to our inaugural issue. The deadline for submissions is 1 MAY 2013, so please submit your work to be considered for the historic first issue of Peace and Progress. Navigate to our submission guidelines for more details.

We have already been receiving submissions from across the world and we are excited to read your research and ideas on the world’s most pressing issues. UPP was founded under the idea that the often, the most revolutionary thoughts are found in the notebooks of curious minds. UPP channels the deep wells of innovative thinking explored by emerging scholars into a reservoir of multifaceted, exploratory ideas ready for application. We at UPP are bringing these thoughts to the forefront of international academia for active discussion, criticism, and development.

We look forward to hearing from you.