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.
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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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Media Coverage 12 Mar 2024

Nippon TV Showcases Regional Dialogue on National Biodiversity Strategies

The science education programme Tokoro-san no Megaten featured a UNU-IAS co-hosted event on biodiversity conservation efforts in South and East Asia.

Expert Project Associate - Climate Risk Adaptation and Insurance in the Caribbean (CRAIC) Project

Sarita Gabrielle Katwaroo

Sarita Gabrielle Katwaroo

Expert Project Manager

Expert Project Associate - Climate Risk Adaptation and Insurance in the Caribbean (CRAIC) Project

Linda Du Roy

Linda works as a Project Associate within MCII’s Climate Risk Finance Solutions team. She is primarily involved in the Pacific Insurance and Climate Adaptation Program (PICAP), as well as in the development and implementation of a new global program on Climate and Disaster Risk Finance and Insurance.

Expert Associate Project Manager

Mariam Parekhelashvili

Mariam is an Associate Project Manager within MCII's Climate Risk Finance Solutions team, where she contributes to ongoing work to address climate change, adaptation and vulnerability by promoting index-based insurance as a climate change adaptation instrument in African, Asian, Pacific and Caribbean developing countries.

News 12 Mar 2024

Symposium Calls for Food Systems Transformation

The online event highlighted sustainable food as part of the integrated solution to address climate change and biodiversity loss.

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News 12 Mar 2024

UNU Macau IIST's Youth, Technology, and Sustainability Training Successfully Completed with Students of Shanghai Jiao Tong University

This training spotlighted the convergence of digital technologies and SDGs, showcasing a diverse range of research and insights from students.

BIG IDEAS Series -

Education as an Instrument of Social Transformation: Synergies Between Key UNESCO Education Agendas and the Earth Charter

TOKYO & ONLINE: On 21 March 2024, UNU will host a BIG IDEAS Dialogue with Ms. Mirian Vilela, Executive Director of Earth Charter International.

Conversation Series -

Uniting Business for a Better World: How the Private Sector Will Help Advance the 2030 Agenda and Beyond

TOKYO: On 21 March 2024, UNU will host a conversation with Sanda Ojiambo, CEO and Executive Director of the United Nations Global Compact.