The UNU Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS) seeks to advance knowledge and promote learning for policy making to meet the challenges of environmentally sustainable development. The research programmes in the Institute analyse local, regional and global environmental issues from inter- and multi-disciplinary perspectives, bringing together the natural, social and life sciences.
The current priority areas of UNU-IAS research are:
UNU-IAS offers a Master of Science in Environmental Governance with Specialization in Biodiversity programme.
Paulo Alcantara Gomes (Brazil)
President, Technological Network/Rede de Tecnologia, Rio de Janeiro; and President, The Council of Education, Rio de Janeiro
Eun-kyung Park (Korea)
President of Korea Water Forum and Director of Yonsei Regional Centre of Expertise, Yonsei University
Hironori Hamanaka (Japan)
Chair, Board of Directors, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)
United Nations University
Institute of Advanced Studies
6F, International Organizations Center, Pacifico Yokohama
1-1-1 Minato Mirai