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Trapped Sediment Robbing World’s Large Dams of Vital Water Storage Capacity

A new UNU study of large dams across the world reveals the alarming extent of water storage capacity lost due to trapped sediment.

08 May 2023

Press Release

Dr David Malone, Former UNU Rector, Receives Highest Honour from Government of Japan

Dr David M. Malone was awarded the Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun by the Government of Japan.

01 May 2023


Prof. Tshilidzi Marwala Sworn in as Rector of UNU

On 17 April 2023, a Swearing-in Ceremony for the 7th Rector of the United Nations University was held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

17 Apr 2023


A Farewell Interview with UNU Rector Dr David M. Malone

Dr David M. Malone looks back at his time as Rector of UNU.

28 Feb 2023


Valuing Water in Asia: Tools and Strategies

This session will explore economic valuation methods for water and their applications in Asia based on research and regional project experiences.



Six New Members Appointed to United Nations University Council

The new appointees, who will serve six-year terms (2022‒2028), will formally take office on 4 May.

02 May 2022

Press Release

Dr Sawako Shirahase Appointed as Senior Vice-Rector of the United Nations University

Dr Sawako Shirahase will join the United Nations University as its next UNU Senior Vice-Rector, effective 1 October 2021.

14 Sep 2021


Knowledge Faces Practice: Societal Challenges and Barriers to Overcome to Enhance Water Reuse Adaptation in a Circular Economy

UNU-FLORES and UNU-IAS will co-convene a session exploring pathways to strengthen public-private partnerships in promoting a circular economy.



Building Resilience in Water Management with Multi-stakeholder Engagement

As part of World Water Week 2021, this event will explore ways to enhance the resilience of societies to water-related and other challenges.



UNU-IAS Organises Webinar on Sustainable Water Resource Management in Asia

The online event discussed sustainable water resource management in Asia.

02 Aug 2021


Call for Papers: ‘The Soil-Water-Atmosphere Nexus’ Thematic Issue in "Environmental Earth Sciences"

UNU-FLORES is inviting manuscripts for a special thematic issue of Springer’s "Environmental Earth Sciences".

01 Jul 2021