Social equality and economic prosperity depend on investments in infrastructure. But even basic services such as electricity, sanitation, and water remain out of reach for billions of people, creating barriers to the industrial and technological progress that drives developing country success. Building sustainable resource value chains will require the freedom to innovate that only robust infrastructure can provide.

UNU's work in cities is helping to ensure that rapid urban expansion can mitigate risks from climate change, and provide safe housing and a secure network of services for all.

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The Impact of Telepresence Technologies on the Place Attachment of Syrian Refugees in the Netherlands

ONLINE: On 27 October 2023, UNU-MERIT will host a presentation by migration researcher Mohammad Khalaf.



A Global Architecture for Artificial Intelligence

Consolidating key questions surrounding global AI governance.

17 Oct 2023


ICEGOV 2023 – 16th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance

The 16th edition of ICEGOV focuses on Digital Governance for Democratic, Equitable, and Inclusive Societies.


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What Could a Successful Summit of the Future Look Like in 2024?

Defining broad criteria for a Summit that builds greater trust and reduces acute risks.

24 Aug 2023