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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

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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Expert Senior Web Developer and Security Specialist

Arash Mahlooji

Arash Mahlooji is a skilled Security and IT Specialist with more than 22 years of experience in the field of information technology, information security, and cybersecurity. He has a Master's degree in Information Technology Management and a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science. 

Blog Post 09 May 2024

State of Climate in LAC presents a challenge for the region's biotechnologists

WMO presented the 2023 State of Climate Report for Latin America and the Caribbean. As temperatures break records, tailored products will be needed.

Press Release 08 May 2024

UNU-IAS Symposium to Support the Recovery of Noto Peninsula: Building Back Better

UNU-IAS will co-organize a symposium on supporting recovery efforts in Noto Peninsula following the 2024 Noto Earthquake.

Advisory Board Member Secretary of Sampark; Visiting Faculty at the Indian Institute of Management; member of the UNU-IAS Board

Dr Smita Premchander

Smita Premchander is a development practitioner and consultant of international repute. She has done extensive work on poverty reduction, gender equality and women’s empowerment, microfinance, informal and migrant labour, elimination of child labour and bonded labour, crafts development, social inclusion and sustainable development.

Water Security

Global Water Security

The Global Water Security course developed to support the growing need to understand the complexities of water security issues

Expert Research Fellow, Water and agricultural economics in arid and semi-arid regions

Dr. Ifedotun Victor Aina

Dr. Ifedotun Aina is a policy researcher and economist with an active research portfolio at the intersection of water and environmental economics, agricultural economics, and behavioural economics.

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The World at Crossroads — Securing the Future Generations

MAPUTO: The WIDER Development Conference will be held from 14–16 May 2024.

Article 07 May 2024

How India’s Economy Has Fared under Ten Years of Narendra Modi

The Modi government has aimed to improve the lives of ordinary Indians, but jobs for some groups are still hard to come by.

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News 06 May 2024

One UN on AI

UNU Macau AI Conference 2024 fosters global dialogue under the theme of “AI for All”, promoting a safe, secure, and trustworthy AI system.