The latest updates from UNU's global network

News Header Photo
Showing 11-20 of 498 results

News 03 Nov 2023

Winners of the 2023 RCE Awards Announced

The awards recognize innovative projects and programmes on education for sustainable development (ESD) from across the globe.

Announcement 01 Nov 2023

Next Course: “Writing of Proposal for Research Grants: Theory into Practice”, November & December 2023

We are glad to announce the course “Writing of Proposal for Research Grants: Theory into Practice”.

Press Release 01 Nov 2023

Rethinking Quality: UNU-convened Experts Challenge the Harmful Influence of Global University Rankings

An important statement by an Independent Expert Group is now available, addressing the challenges associated with global university rankings.

Announcement 31 Oct 2023

New e-Learning Course: Human Mobility in the Context of Climate Change

This free online course will explore forms of climate-related human (im)mobility, each with different implications for policy and impacts on people.

News 31 Oct 2023

Senior UNU-CPR Data Scientist Appointed Research Lead for New UN Advisory Body on AI

The role will involve identifying opportunities and governance solutions as the Body works towards a final advisory report in 2024.

News 30 Oct 2023

Symposium Discusses Transforming the Global Food System for Sustainability

The online event was held as part of the UN Weeks at Sophia University in Tokyo, Japan.

News 27 Oct 2023

Winners of Youth Art Challenge Announced

The 2023 RCE Youth Art Challenge focused on SDG 12 (responsible consumption and production).

Press Release 25 Oct 2023

New UN University Report Warns about Risk Tipping Points with Irreversible Impacts on People and Planet

Drastic changes are approaching if risks to our fundamental socioecological systems are not addressed.

Press Release 24 Oct 2023

UN Study Reveals the Hidden Environmental Impacts of Bitcoin: Carbon is Not the Only Harmful By-product

Global Bitcoin mining is highly dependent on fossil fuels, with worrying impacts on water and land in addition to a significant carbon footprint.

News 24 Oct 2023

UN Research and Training Entities Mark UN Day with Renewed Call for Accelerated Action on the SDGs

The call by UN research and training entities builds on UN Member States’ reaffirmed commitment to effectively implement the 2030 Agenda.