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Zayed Peace University
The first ever university in the Middle East dedicated to the creation, promotion and preservation of global peace, Zayed Peace University will offer master-level courses and degrees to students from around the world. Under the tutelage of the world’s leading scholars and spiritual teachers, students will be given the opportunity to acquire the wisdom, knowledge and skills essential for effective peace advocacy.

To be developed in partnership with the United Nations organization UPeace, Zayed Peace University will be the first Middle Eastern University that is dedicated to the creation, promotion and preservation of global peace.

Zayed Peace University will offer master-level courses and degrees in Peace Studies to students from around the world. Leading scholars and spiritual leaders will help students to examine the history and lessons of war, as well as strategies that transform conflict and create sustainable peace through diplomacy and creative compromise.

Destined for a location on Zayed Peace Island, the University begins as a series of seminars hosted in conference centers in Abu Dhabi. Thereafter UPEACE UAE will offer a series of courses primarily aimed at academicians and NGOs.

Upon its installation in its majestic home on Zayed Peace Island, Zayed Peace University will offer a full-fledged range of intensive one-year Master’s Degree programs in a variety of disciplines, including the social and natural sciences, humanities and legal fields. UPEACE Degree programs will be offered in Environmental Security, Gender and Peace, Human Rights Law, Natural Resources and Sustainable Development, International Law and the Settlement of Disputes, and several Intensive Peace Studies. UPEACE UAE will also offer training and Special Courses to select audiences, including teacher trainers; UN employees; youth groups; military personnel; academicians; the media; and NGOs.

Zayed Peace University Students will learn the history and lessons of war, as well as strategies for transforming conflict and creating sustainable peace through diplomacy and creative compromise at the same time endowing them with wisdom, knowledge and skills essential for effective peace advocacy to a new generation of leaders who will meet the challenges of creating a more just and civilized world.

Zayed Peace Foundation neither believes nor supports the notion that war and its accompanying atrocities are legitimate measures of strength, but rather that genuine strength is demonstrated through authentic expressions of integrity and justice, as promulgated in the principle of universality, even in situations when immediate national interests may not otherwise be served.

Truly a modern Mecca of peace, this is the vision Zayed Peace University will embody, and these are the standards we will maintain as we work to educate a generation of leaders prepared to meet the challenges of creating a more just and civilized world

   
 
 
 
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The Zayed Peace University will announce its board of trustees at the end of this year. This unique higher Degree University expects to break new ground in creating a generation of peace keepers. The mission is equally to create a Mecca, where people can gather under a peaceful umbrella of understanding. A new hope will be emerging in this visionary project that should have a global reach of promoting non-conflict.

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