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Announcement 21 Feb 2024

UNU-IAS Launches Fast-Track Scheme for Second Master’s

The new scheme enables Master’s graduates of Sophia University to obtain an MSc in Sustainability in as little as one year.

News 19 Feb 2024

Prof. Tshilidzi Marwala sends warmest greetings for the Lunar New Year

Full speech from Prof. Tshilidzi Marwala for the Lunar New Year, the Year of the Dragon.

News 19 Feb 2024

Event Spotlights Impact of Small Grants Initiative for Local Biodiversity

A session shared lessons learned from the Community Development and Knowledge Management for the Satoyama Initiative (COMDEKS) project.

News 14 Feb 2024

UNU-IAS Director Calls for Women's Participation in Building Climate Resilience

Prof. Shinobu Yume Yamaguchi discussed gender-related impacts of climate change at the Moral Money Summit organized by the Financial Times and Nikkei.

News 13 Feb 2024

Workshop Empowers Educators to Safeguard Intangible Cultural Heritage

Schoolteachers in Lao People’s Democratic Republic learned to use digital technology to transfer traditional skills and knowledge.

News 08 Feb 2024

Ninth Japan Youth Environmental Activity Contest Names Winner

High school students from Aomori Prefecture receive Director's Award for a project reducing water use in agriculture.

Announcement 05 Feb 2024

News 31 Jan 2024

Session Highlights Impacts of Satoyama Development Mechanism

A session of the 15th International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific discussed successful projects funded by the mechanism.

News 29 Jan 2024

In Memoriam: Heitor Gurgulino de Souza, Former United Nations University Rector

Born in São Lourenço, Brazil on 1 August 1928, Rector Gurgulino de Souza passed away on 18 November 2023.

News 26 Jan 2024

Regional Dialogue Shares Good Practices for National Biodiversity Plans

Representatives from South & East Asia exchanged experiences for revising & implementing national biodiversity strategies & action plans (NBSAPs).

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