United Nations University

Founding Year: 1973



United Nations University (1973; Tokyo; 616 staff;

Is a global think tank and postgraduate teaching organisation. It collaborates with “leading universities and research institutes in UN Member States” to tackle the SDGs and solve “pressing global problems of human survival, development and welfare through collaborative research and education.” UNU also “contributes to capacity building, particularly in developing countries” through its postgraduate teaching activities.



Leadership: Angela Kane (Council Chair)
Budget: $ 108.5m

United Nations University contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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