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In Memoriam: Enrique Forero, UNU Council Member

UNU Council member Enrique Forero, age 80, died on 5 September 2023.  

08 Sep 2023


Nature Article Reveals the “Values Crisis” Fuelling Biodiversity & Climate Emergency

A new article in the journal Nature argues that the global environmental crisis is perpetuated by undervaluation of nature.

23 Aug 2023

Side Event

Implementation of the Kunming–Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework through the Satoyama Initiative/COMDEKS 4

ONLINE: On 12 July, UNU-IAS will co-organize a biodiversity-related side event at the 2023 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development.


RCE Art Challenge Exhibition 2023


RCE Youth Biodiversity Art Challenge Exhibition



UNU-IAS Now Accepting Applications for 2023 Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme

Apply by 31 May for the JSPS-UNU Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme, which will commence in September 2023.

18 Apr 2023

Conversation Series

The Environment and the SDGs: Why the World Is Falling Behind and What Needs to Be Done

On 30 March, UNU will host a conversation with Dr Juha Uitto, Director of the Independent Evaluation Office of the Global Environment Facility.



Nature-positive Solutions: Kanazawa’s Model for Climate Action and Sustainable Urban Nature

On 5 March 2023, UNU-IAS will organise a symposium to discuss nature-positive solutions to current environmental challenges.


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


Winners of Youth Biodiversity Art Challenge Announced

UNU-IAS has announced the winning entries of the RCE Youth Biodiversity Art Challenge, held in partnership with UNESCO.

19 Dec 2022

Side Event

COMDEKS Phase 4: Contribution of the Satoyama Initiative to the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

On 16 December 2022, UNU-IAS will co-organise a side event at the UN Biodiversity Conference (CBD COP15).


Side Event

Nature-based Solutions to Climate Change

On 14 December 2022, UNU-IAS will co-organise “Nature-based Solutions to Climate Change” — a side event at the UN Biodiversity Conference (CBD COP15).


Side Event

Exploring Nature-positive Pathways

On 8 December 2022, UNU-IAS will co-organise "Exploring Nature-positive Pathways" — a side event at the UN Biodiversity Conference (CBD COP15).