Unu

United Nations University (UNU)

http://www.unu.edu

Overview

  • Organization TypeInstitute
  • Staff501-1000
  • Development Budget50 Million - 100 Million
  • HeadquartersJapan
  • Founded1972
The United Nations University (UNU) is a global think tank and postgraduate teaching organisation headquartered in Japan. The mission of the UN University is to contribute, through collaborative research and education, to efforts to resolve the pressing global problems of human survival, development and welfare that are the concern of the United Nations, its Peoples and Member States. In carrying out this mission, the UN University works with leading universities and research institutes in UN Member States, functioning as a bridge between the international academic community and the United Nations system. Through postgraduate teaching activities, UNU contributes to capacity building, particularly in developing countries. Thematic Ares Established in 1972 through a General Assembly, the UNU’s first priority programme areas were world hunger, natural resources, and human and social development. These priority areas have been refined and built over the ensuing three-plus decades to form the five thematic UNU pursues today: Peace, Security and Human Rights Development Governance Population and Health Global Change and Sustainable Development Science, Technology and Society

Where is United Nations University (UNU)
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    Projects2Location of contracts awarded

    Careers

    Job openings over the past year

    165Total posted jobs

    Examples of past jobs

    • Communications Team Assistant
      Finland
    • Communications Associate
      Finland

    Staff at United Nations University (UNU) have experience in

    Sectors

    • development
    • research & development
    • climate change
    • tertiary education
    • monitoring / evaluation

    Funders

    • world bank group
    • ec

    Countries

    • jordan
    • japan
    • brazil
    • uganda
    • kenya

    Skills

    • managerial experience
    • business development
    • experience in recruitment
    • international experience
    • with experience in conflict areas

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    Company Offices
    • Japan (headquarters)
    • Tokyo
    • 5–53–70 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku

    Experience

    Primary sectors

    Events / Training
    Tertiary Education
    Research & Development
    Youth
    Economic Policy
    Solar / Wind / Biofuels
    Market Research
    Architecture / Design
    Project Support
    Legislation / Regulations

    Contract Awards

    Advance Health Initiative

    Rockefeller Foundation
    28 Sep 2017

    Institutional Support 2015-2020

    Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD) - Canada
    29 Apr 2016