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Institute of Advanced Studies. United Nations University, (UNU-IAS)

The UNU-IAS is one of the 13 research and training centres of the United Nations University (see separate entry) located in Yokohama, Japan. It is a global think tank whose mission is advancing knowledge and promoting learning for policymaking to meet the challenges of sustainable development. UNU-IAS undertakes research and postgraduate education to identify and address strategic issues of concern for all humankind, for governments and decision makers and, particularly, for developing countries.

The Institute convenes expertise from disciplines such as economics, law, social and natural sciences to better understand and contribute creative solutions to pressing global concerns. Its research programmes consist of: Biodiplomacy, Sustainable Development Governance, Science Policy for Sustainable Development, Education for Sustainable Development, and Ecosystems and People. The website has information on the research and training programmes as well as a list of publications (with some reports in full text).

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