• Organization TypeInstitute
  • Staff501-1000
  • Development Budget50 Million - 100 Million
  • HeadquartersJapan
  • Founded1972

United Nations University (UNU)

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
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Careers

Job openings over the past year

215Total posted jobs

Examples of past jobs

  • Web Developer
    Finland
  • Research Associate
    Finland

Staff at United Nations University (UNU) have experience in

Sectors

  • development
  • research & development
  • climate change
  • tertiary education
  • economic policy

Funders

  • world agroforestry centre
  • goal global

Countries

  • jordan
  • japan
  • liberia
  • chile
  • canada

Skills

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

Experience

Solar / Wind / Biofuels
Research & Development
Legislation / Regulations
Market Research
Events / Training
Tertiary Education
Project Design
Competitiveness
Writing / Journalism
Industry / Manufacturing

Contract Awards

Provision of Services for Implementation of Financial Global Partnership

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

Provision of Services for Sustainability and Innovation

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

Provision of Services for Implementation of Global Partnership

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

Provision of Services for Sustainable Use of Human Mobility in the Context of Climate change

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

Provision of Consultancy and General Services on Global Partnership

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

Advance Health Initiative

Rockefeller Foundation

Institutional Support 2015-2020

Global Affairs Canada

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Company Offices

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