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Addressing the Challenges and Opportunities for Children in the Middle East and North Africa: UNICEF's Commitment to the SDGs

ONLINE & TOKYO: On 17 June 2024, UNU will host a BIG IDEAS Dialogue with Adele Khodr, UNICEF Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa.



Synergies for Sustainability: Celebrating 10 Years of UNU-IAS

TOKYO: This event will explore the key achievements and impacts of the institute since its founding in 2014.


Annual Report Background

2023 Annual Report

Explore the “who” and “what” of UNU’s work in 2023 and learn how our ideas generate solutions to improve the lives of people everywhere.


Press Release

UNU-MERIT and WIPO Forge New Partnership to Enhance Global Research and Education

Through a new MoU, UNU-MERIT and the World Intellectual Property Organization will cooperate on research, education and integrated capacity building.

29 May 2024

Press Release

United Nations University Hub Inaugurated at Hamburg University of Technology

The new UNU Hub will foster international research cooperation on "engineering to face climate change".

27 May 2024


Symposium Highlights Collaborative Efforts for Noto Peninsula Reconstruction

The event highlighted the importance of cooperation across generations, sectors and regions for a sustainable recovery from the 2024 Noto Earthquake.

22 May 2024

Academic and Learning Opportunities


Net Zero 101: What, Why and How

A free online course on the basics of climate science and net zero.

Certificate course



Applications Open: Moving the Migration Policy Agenda Forward Programme

Scholarship applications are being accepted until 29 June for the 2024 MMPAF programme.

04 Jun 2024


Next Course: “Training on Molecular, Physical, and Computational Virology”, October 2024

Apply for a scholarship to participate in the course coordinated by Dr. Claudia Ortega and Dr. Sergio Pantano at Institut Pasteur (Montevideo, Uru)

21 May 2024


Expression of Interest: UNU-IIGH Expert Advisory Group on Assessing Corporate Conduct and Impact

We are seeking experts for an advisory group to develop an instrument to evaluate corporate conduct and impact in global health.

29 May 2024