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Research and academic activities aligned with every Sustainable Development Goal

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People — topics on improving lives of people everywhere

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Peace and partnerships — topics on fostering peaceful, just, and inclusive societies

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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.

News 14 May 2024

The UNU Global AI Network Is Officially Launched

The UNU Global AI Network is launched in Macau to address global AI challenges and promote a sustainable, people-centric digital future.

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The UN Security Council: Key Challenges and Strategic Opportunities for Non-permanent Members

TOKYO: This seminar on 27 May will bring together representatives of Algeria, Denmark, Japan and Slovenia to share UN Security Council experiences.

Announcement 13 May 2024

Gender and Health Hub’s Core Working Group (CWG)

The GHH's CWG consists of members with extensive policy and research expertise and plays an important role in shaping the priorities of the Hub.

Announcement 13 May 2024

Gender and Health Hub’s High-Level Advisory Committee

The Gender and Health Hub is steered by a distinguished High-Level Advisory Committee.

Article 10 May 2024

UNU-IIGH Spotlights: Five Things You Should Know About Gender-Equitable Vaccinations and Immunization

Here are important things about gender-equitable vaccinations and immunization that you should know.