Research Topics

Research and academic activities aligned with every Sustainable Development Goal

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The University shall devote its work to research into the pressing global problems of human survival, development and welfare that are the concern of the United Nations and its agencies.
Charter of the United Nations University

People — topics on improving lives of people everywhere

Planet — topics on preserving and improving our environment and natural resources

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

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Project 01 Jan 2014

Research Communication

This Project aims to make UNU-WIDER's research readily available to stakeholders and audiences in a form they can use.

Project 01 Jan 2014

Academic Excellence

The Academic Excellence initiative at UNU-WIDER supports researchers from developing countries to promote their work and ideas to a global network of academics and policy makers.

Project 20 Dec 2013

UNU Global Seminar Japan — Shonan Session

The UNU Global Seminars brings together experts from academia and policymaking in Japan and abroad to share perspectives on global concerns.

Project 20 Nov 2013

UNU Series on Regionalism (World Reports on Regional Integration)

UNU's Series on Regionalism offers a platform for innovative work on regionalism from a global and inter-disciplinary perspective.

Project 19 Nov 2013

Operating Unit Ishikawa / Kanazawa (OUIK)

OUIK carries out community-based research on biocultural diversity in Ishikawa looking towards providing a regional model for sustainable development.

Project 17 Nov 2013

Regional Integration Knowledge System (RIKS)

RIKS was developed as a joint initiative to provide a central point of information exchange on regional integration processes worldwide.

Project 15 Nov 2013

IPBES Assessments and Capacity Building

UNU-IAS has been leading the IPBES assessment process by organizing informal and formal international scientific expert workshops since 2011.

Project 15 Nov 2013

Governance for Sustainable Development

This project studies how governments and institutions incorporate the SDGs into their policies, thereby contributing to the global agenda.

Project 14 Nov 2013

Design and Evaluation of Innovation Policy in Developing Countries (DEIP)

The DEIP trains policymakers in LMICs and private-sector participants on strategic decision-making about technology and innovation.

Project 14 Nov 2013

GIS Training for Improved Natural Resource Management in Africa

This project aims to build capacity for the deployment of geospatial applications in natural resource research, planning and management in Africa.