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Research and academic activities aligned with every Sustainable Development Goal

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Staff Programme Assistant

Ikuyo Kaseda

Ikuyo Kaseda is a Programme Assistant for the Biodiversity and Society Programme.

News 17 May 2024

Seminar Shares Insights on Integrating Landscape Approaches into National Biodiversity Strategies

The event featured expert presentations on applying landscape approaches for biodiversity conservation, sustainable use of resources, and equity.

Series 16 May 2024

Understanding Humanity’s Role in Biodiversity Loss: 5 Elements of Accelerating Species Extinctions

How do human activities accelerate biodiversity loss? And what risks does this pose for species, ecosystems and ourselves?


Expert Government Fellow

Thuraiya Mohamed Ahmed Al-Harthi

Thuraya is the Director of the Government Digital Services Unified Portal at Oman’s Ministry of Transport, Communication, and IT. She is currently a Government Fellow at UNU-EGOV.

News 15 May 2024

10 Years - EGOV with Choir Concert at Paço dos Duques

Join UNU-EGOV's 10th-anniversary choir concert, "Primavera En’Coro," on May 18, 2024, at Paço dos Duques in Guimarães.

Expert Interim Director

Unni Krishnan Karunakara

Dr. Unni Krishnan Karunakara is the newly appointed Interim Director of the United Nations University Institute for Global Health (UNU-IIGH).

Media Coverage 15 May 2024

Symposium on Noto Peninsula Recovery Featured in Japanese Newspapers

Local newspapers published articles on a UNU-IAS event discussing sustainable and resilient recovery from the 2024 Noto Earthquake.

UNU Council Member UNU Council Member; Research Professor at the Centre for International Studies, El Colegio de México

Dr. Mónica Serrano

Dr. Mónica Serrano is Professor of International Relations at El Colegio de México.

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Integrating Quality Education in Sustainable and Responsible Consumption Practices for Achieving the SDGs

ONLINE: This session of the 19th International Conference on Waste Management and Technology will discuss the role of education for sustainable development (ESD) in promoting circular economies.