Current Call for Submissions Deadline: 20 March, 2017


United Nations University Peace and Progress (UPP) is now accepting paper submissions for any of the five Clusters. The Journal, UPP, is a student-run peer-reviewed academic graduate student journal. It was founded in 2013 as a way to bring student insights out into the world of academic research.


Cluster 1: Peace, Security and Human Rights
Cluster 2: Development Governance
Cluster 3: Population and Health
Cluster 4: Global Change and Sustainable Development
Cluster 5: Science, Technology and Society


Track 1: Original Research from 5000 to 7000 words

Track 2: Commentaries, reviews, monographs, notes from the field or UN resolution analysis from 1000 to 2000 words

Eligibility: Any graduate student of any institution or UNU course alumnus (IC courses, UN-CECAR trainings, UNU electives, etc.)

Deadline: 20 March 2017

Submission Guidelines: Please visit for details.



1. All submissions must be in English. Sources that are not in English must be cited appropriately according to The Bluebook (19th edition).
2. Submissions will be accepted from:

  • A. Graduates students currently enrolled at any institution (not limited to UNU institutes)
  • B. Current students of any UNU degree or non-degree programme
  • C. Alumni of any UNU degree or non-degree programme

3. UPP uses The Chicago Manual of Style (15th edition) and the Concise Oxford English Dictionary (11th edition, 2004) as its guides for all matters of citation, style and spelling.
4. UPP is licensed by the United Nations University under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. You may learn more at
5. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed a waiver, express or implied, of the privileges and immunities of the United Nations, including UNU, which is an autonomous organ of the General Assembly thereof or of its research and training centres and programmes which are an integral part of UNU.
6. Submissions cannot have been published elsewhere, but there are no restrictions on whether submissions have been considered as coursework. UPP reserves the right to reject articles on the basis of lack of originality and/or readability as is defined within the Editorial Board.