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Conversation Series

Global South, Global Peace: How to Achieve Sustainable Peace on a Global Scale

TOKYO: On 17 April 2024, UNU will host a conversation with Kiichi Fujiwara, Professor Emeritus at the University of Tokyo.

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Conference

UNU Macau AI Conference 2024

Theme: AI for All: Bridging Divides, Building A Sustainable Future Date: 24-25 April 2024 Location: Macau, China

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Symposium

Supporting the Recovery of Noto Peninsula: Building Back Better

TOKYO & ONLINE: Bringing together regional and government stakeholders, this event will discuss sustainable and resilient recovery from the 2024 Noto Earthquake.

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News

News

Former UNU Senior Vice-Rector Prof. Taikan Oki Awarded 2024 Stockholm Water Prize

Professor Oki will receive the prize at a royal ceremony during World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden.

25 Mar 2024

Announcement

Applications Open: UNU-WIDER Visiting PhD Fellowship

Apply until 31 March 2024 for this fellowship that offers doctoral students the opportunity to utilize the resources and facilities at UNU-WIDER.

06 Mar 2024

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2022 Annual Report

Explore the “who” and “what” of UNU’s work in 2022 and learn how our ideas generate solutions to improve the lives of people everywhere.
DOWNLOAD REPORT (5.3MB PDF) 

Leadership Updates

News

Prof. Tshilidzi Marwala Sworn in as Rector of UNU

On 17 April 2023, a Swearing-in Ceremony for the 7th Rector of the United Nations University was held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

17 Apr 2023

Press Release

UNU Appoints Dr Gustavo Fermin as Programme Coordinator of UNU-BIOLAC

UNU is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Gustavo Fermin as the new Programme Coordinator of UNU-BIOLAC.

27 Jan 2023

Press Release

Kaveh Madani Named as Next Director of UNU-INWEH

Prof. Kaveh Madani of Iran has been appointed as the next Director of the UNU Institute for Water, Environment and Health.

17 Aug 2022

Press Release

Dr Sawako Shirahase Appointed as Senior Vice-Rector of the United Nations University

Dr Sawako Shirahase will join the United Nations University as its next UNU Senior Vice-Rector, effective 1 October 2021.

14 Sep 2021