Project News

Important: We will be in recess during February

Dear students: During the month of February we will be in a holiday recess, and will come back to our activities in March. This means that during February we’ll not answer questions in the courses’ forums nor send UDP certificates. However, our courses will remain available to register and follow the lessons, as usual. Also, the […]

The dawn of a new fascism?

At a time when many would’ve said that the dark times of Fascism and Racism where long gone, and it was inconceivable that they might ever return, there are ominous signs that a very dark dawn may be in the offing. The signs are many: in Europe there is everywhere the rise of an anti-immigrant […]

2016: Taking stock

As the present year draws to an end, we feel bound to fulfill the usual ritual of taking stock of the main events of the past 12 months. 2016 is filled, no doubt, would meaningful events, some expected at one point or another, like Fidel Castro’s death. Some unexpected and for many people scary, like […]

African solutions to global problems? South Africa’s withdrawal from the International Criminal Court

During last October of 2016, Burundi became the first country of the 124 members of the Rome Statute establishing the International Criminal Court (ICC) to announce its withdrawal from the treaty. Shortly after, Gambia and South Africa followed suit. The latter has stated that the obligations set forth in the Rome Statute regarding the arrest […]

Gender Equality and Sexual Diversity: Week 8

We have published the last 4 lessons of our course Gender Equality and Sexual Diversity, corresponding to the section “Public Policy”, they are: Public Institutions Special Measures Family Planning Promoting Diversity You may start the course whenever you want, here: English: https://www.udemy.com/gender-equality-and-sexual-diversity/ Spanish: https://www.udemy.com/igualdad-de-genero-y-diversidad-sexual/ Remember that the course has no time limit to take it or complete […]

Gender Equality and Sexual Diversity: Week 7

We have published the lessons 25 and 26 of our course Gender Equality and Sexual Diversity, corresponding to the section “Other Forms of Violence”, they are: Violence and Discrimination based on Sexual Orientation The Zamudio case and the Anti-Discrimination Law in Chile You may start the course whenever you want, here: English: https://www.udemy.com/gender-equality-and-sexual-diversity/ Spanish: https://www.udemy.com/igualdad-de-genero-y-diversidad-sexual/ We […]

Gender Equality and Sexual Diversity: Week 6

We have published the lessons 22 to 24 of our course Gender Equality and Sexual Diversity, following with the section “Critical Forms of Discrimination”, they are: Female Genital Mutilation Femicide Sexual Violence as an International Crime You may start the course whenever you want, here: English: https://www.udemy.com/gender-equality-and-sexual-diversity/ Spanish: https://www.udemy.com/igualdad-de-genero-y-diversidad-sexual/ We will be uploading 3 to 4 […]

Peace In Colombia

After 52 years of armed conflict between the government of Colombia and the FARC (the Spanish language acronym for Colombian Revolutionary Armed Forces) and following protracted negotiations, the Colombian government and the insurgents have reached a detailed agreement to reach a peaceful solution to the longest lasting armed conflict in the Western Hemisphere. The conversations […]

Gender Equality and Sexual Diversity: Week 5

We have published the lessons 19 to 21 of our course Gender Equality and Sexual Diversity, which constitute the section “Critical Forms of Discrimination”, they are: Women and Politics Women and Work Sexual Harassment You may start the course whenever you want, here: English: https://www.udemy.com/gender-equality-and-sexual-diversity/ Spanish: https://www.udemy.com/igualdad-de-genero-y-diversidad-sexual/ We will be uploading 3 to 4 lessons each […]