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Research and academic activities aligned with every Sustainable Development Goal

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News 14 Feb 2024

UNU-IAS Director Calls for Women's Participation in Building Climate Resilience

Prof. Shinobu Yume Yamaguchi discussed gender-related impacts of climate change at the Moral Money Summit organized by the Financial Times and Nikkei.

Article 13 Feb 2024

AI And The Law – Navigating The Future Together

AI has the potential to enhance legal systems to be more equitable, efficient and accessible, but there are ethical concerns and obstacles.

Project 13 Feb 2024

UNU-EGOV Networking and Capacity Building Laboratory.

This research line is part of the INOV.EGOV Project (RL4)

Project 13 Feb 2024

Citizen and Community Centred Digital Governance

This research line is part of the INOV.EGOV Project (RL3)

Project 13 Feb 2024

Harnessing Frontier Technologies for Smart Governance

This research line is part of the INOV.EGOV Project (RL2)

Project 13 Feb 2024

Digital Governance Strategies in a Complex World

This research line is part of the INOV.EGOV Project (RL1)

News 13 Feb 2024

Workshop Empowers Educators to Safeguard Intangible Cultural Heritage

Schoolteachers in Lao People’s Democratic Republic learned to use digital technology to transfer traditional skills and knowledge.

Report 13 Feb 2024

Disinformation and Peacebuilding in Sub-Saharan Africa

Security Implications of AI-Altered Information Environments.

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Balancing Free Trade with Societal Values

On 25 March, UNU-MERIT will host a lecture by Denise Prévost, Associate Professor of International Economic Law, Maastricht University.

Article 12 Feb 2024

Libya Will Put Washington’s New Peacebuilding Strategy to the Test

Will Libya's inclusion as a priority country under the new Global Fragility Act alter the US approach to conflict prevention and peacebuilding?