Call for Submissions: Special Issue on Climate Change

United Nations University Peace and Progress (UPP) is now accepting paper submissions for a Special Issue on Climate Change. 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. More information on the journal can be found on our website:

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 or UNU course alumnus (IC courses, UN-CECAR trainings, UNU electives, etc.)

Deadline: 14 October 2015

Submission Guidelines: Please visit for details.


Sample Topics:

Advances in Climate Change Projections
Economics of Climate Change
Climate Governance
Climate Change and Human Security
Climate Change and Renewable Energy
Climate Change Impacts (Water Resources, Food Security, Biodiversity, Health, etc.)
Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction



1. UPP is licensed by the United Nations University under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. You may learn more at

2. 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.

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.