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News 04 Dec 2023

Engaging Youth in the Green Economy and Just Transition

A session at the Asia-Pacific Climate Week discussed skills development and job creation for youth to build capacity for a just green transition.

News 04 Dec 2023

Event at COP28 Examines Human Rights Challenges for Climate Migrants & Displaced Individuals

An event at the Thailand Pavilion shared findings from a global study on climate-affected individuals and their right to education.

News 03 Dec 2023

COP28 Event Discusses Just Transition through Climate–SDG Synergies

The event at the SDG Pavilion focused on energy and food systems.

News 30 Nov 2023

Stock Exchange Guidance on Modern Slavery Growing, But More Needed

Although more stock exchanges reference modern slavery in their ESG disclosure guidance, variation in terms of coverage and details remains.

News 27 Nov 2023

Participants gathered at UNU Macau to discuss digital inclusivity in Macau

The event was organised in collaboration with EQUALS-EU and included a roundtable discussion and a workshop aimed at promoting gender equality.

News 20 Nov 2023

Targeting the International Anti-Money Laundering Regime to Address Human Trafficking and Forced Labour

Changing the anti-money laundering regime would bring important shifts in the global economy, resulting in less exploitation and fewer labour abuses.

News 16 Nov 2023

Sustainable Water Management through Water Reuse

A workshop in Tokyo discussed wastewater use as a solution to growing water stress, completing joint research by UNU-IAS and UNU-FLORES.

News 16 Nov 2023

13th Global RCE Conference Highlights Whole Community Approach to ESD

The annual meeting of Regional Centres of Expertise (RCE) on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

News 15 Nov 2023

Former UNU Senior Vice-Rector Takashi Inoguchi Awarded Japan's Order of the Sacred Treasure

Prof. Inoguchi received his award, one of Japan's highest honours, at a ceremony on 8 November 2023.

News 14 Nov 2023

NPU’s students successfully completed UNU Macau’s training on digital technologies and sustainable development

The programme included training on agent-based modelling for policymaking, Sustainable Development Goals and career development.