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Students for Global Peacebuilding (SGP) promotes citizen education, action, and research about peacebuilding initiatives around the world.  It engages communities on and off campus to enhance the role of citizen peacebuilding locally and globally. It conducts training workshops and organizes service learning opportunities where there is a need for peacebuilding.

Fall Quarter Meetings

Every Wednesday, 6-7PM in SBSG 1511

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Upcoming Events

Peace and Justice Week

Tuesday January 24 - Thursday, January 26, 2017

Save the dates, click here for details.


Past Events 

Conversation on Conflict and Dialogue

A rare chance for university students from Abkhazia and Georgia in the South Caucasus to meet with each other across their post Soviet communities divided by war, and to learn about US university life and to meet with students, faculty, staff at UCI and the broader community. Participants from each community will discuss their perspectives on their conflict and prospects for resolution, to be followed by a discussion with the audience.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 6:00 - 8:30pm (dinner from 6-6:45pm)

Social and Behavioral Science Gateway, Room 1517)

For further information, please contact Paula Garb,


Women Cross the DMZ: A Roundtable on Peacebuilding in the 21st Century

Panelist discussion of the significance of women, gender, or feminism in peacebuilding initiatives; how the Korean case is similar to or different from other conflicts; what the relationship is between domestic peace activists and international ones, and what role diasporic people can play in mediating politics across national borders. - See more at:

Thursday, May 5, 2016 - Social and Behavioral Sciences Gateway, Room 1517

Sponsored by: Center for Global Peace and Conflict Studies and Center for Citizen Peacebuilding with Asian American Studies, East Asian Languages and Literatures, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Department of History, the Department of Ethnic Studies at UC Riverside, Department of Anthropology, Students for Global Peacebuilding

For further information, please contact: Sylvia Lotito, 949.824.3344,


Costa Rica Travel Research Symposium 

Monday, May 11, 2015 - 4:30-7pm

Student Center Ballroom

Sponsored by: TGIF and Mesa Court Council

Contact: Paula Garb


Dining Night & Sustainability Fair

Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 4:30-8pm

Middle Earth Pippin Commons

Sponsored by: Hospitality & Dining Services

Contact: Diana Alatorre/Kabria Allen


Students for Global Peacebuilding Meeting

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 5pm

Aldrich Park (Behind the Social Science Tower)


Peace Week and Peace and Justice in Action Summit

Wednesday January 25 - Friday, January 29, 2016

Save the dates, click here for details.


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