Education underpins sustainable development; access to education empowers individuals to break the cycle of poverty, fosters peace by building tolerance among cultures, and promotes gender equality. 

As an educational institution, UNU inherently focuses on creating learning and training opportunities that advance inclusive global development and that foster learning networks to promote regional and local sustainable development initiatives.

UNU offers several postgraduate degree programmes that enhance the capability of young scholars to contribute to the extension, application, and diffusion of knowledge.

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UNU to Co-chair Higher Education Sustainability Initiative in 2024–2025

The upcoming HESI Global Forum will spotlight the transformational role of higher education in advancing sustainability.

05 Apr 2024

Media Coverage

Japanese Newspapers Feature 9th Youth Environmental Activity Contest

The 9th Japan Youth Environmental Activity Contest was featured in special print editions of the Yomiuri SDGs Newspaper and Chukosei Newspaper.

28 Mar 2024


Next Course: “Hands-on molecular approaches for honey bee research in health and disease”, May 2024

Apply for a scholarship to participate in the course coordinated by Dr Karina Antúnez at Instituto de Investigaciones Biológicas Clemente Estable.

21 Mar 2024


RCE Youth Art Challenge Exhibition: From Waste to Art

TOKYO: This exhibition will showcase winning artworks by youth from around the world focusing on SDG 12 (responsible consumption and production).