Events in UCIS

Wednesday, October 3

4:00 pm Career Counselling
UCIS International Career Toolkit Series: Career Pathways for the United Nations Foundation
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall
Sponsored by:
African Studies Program, Asian Studies Center, Center for Latin American Studies, Center for Russian East European and Eurasian Studies, European Studies Center and Global Studies Center
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You can be a local leader for the United Nation's 17 Sustainable Development Goals! Come learn about opportunities for engagement with the UN Association and discuss career paths with the United Nations Foundation. Whether you are most passionate about education, gender equality, solving hunger, climate action, or another Global Goal, this presentation will empower you to take action and identify ways you can engage with the work of the UN.

4:30 pm Lecture
Cities, Human Rights, and the UN Sustainable Development Goals: Linking Grassroots & Global  
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall
Sponsored by:
Global Studies Center along with Pitt Human Rights Working Group, Department of Sociology and University of Pittsburgh's Urban Studies Program
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Joshua Cooper teaches political science at the University of Hawaii-West Oahu. He teaches advocacy at the International Training Center on Teaching Peace and Human Rights in Geneva, Switzerland as well as the University of New South Wales Diplomacy Training Program and the Oxford University Training Program for Unrepresented Diplomats at the United Nations. He is the U.S. Human Rights Network Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Task Force Co-Chair, coordinating the national campaign for the review of the U.S. human rights record between local and global forums. He is currently focusing on the implementation of the UPR recommendations and SDGs at the local and state levels to realize human rights at home in Hawaii.