UN University Launches Graduate Student Journal

UN University Graduate Student Journal logoUnited Nations University (UNU) launched its newest academic journal, Peace and Progress — The UNU Graduate Student Journal (UPP). It focuses on innovative and holistic approaches to the UN’s role and work, and accepts submissions from the UNU international community of alumni, graduate degree and non-degree students, as well as graduate students of other institutions. The journal is peer-reviewed and edited by graduate students of UNU. The inaugural issue is available for free download.

The UPP Charter

Submission guidelines

Call for peer reviewers



VOLUME 1 (1) – Full Issue

Editorial (LEE, Soohyun)

“Transitional Justice in Sierra Leone: A Critical Analysis” (YOUNG, Graeme)

“International Trade and Food Security: Can Agrobiodiversity Reconcile Both?”  (FERNÁNDEZ-WULFF, Paula)

“How Well has the Causality of the Conflict in East Timor been Reflected in its UN    Peacebuilding Experience?” (CHAOBANG, Ai)

“‘Local Ownership’ in Peacebuilding- a Premature Rhetoric?” (WONG, Pearly)