United Nations University

The United Nations University (UNU) is the academic arm of the United Nations (UN). It bridges the academic world and the UN system. Its goal is to develop sustainable solutions for current and future problems of humankind in all aspects of life. Through a problem-oriented and interdisciplinary approach it aims at applied research and education on a global scale. UNU was founded in 1973 and is an autonomous organ of the UN General Assembly. The University comprises headquarters Tokyo, Japan, and more than a dozen Institutes and Programmes worldwide.


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    Exposed Areas

    Case Study Egypt

    Alexandria (eastern Mediterranean)

    UNU-EHS examines the vulnerability of exposed and densely populated sites in Alexandria. |Read more

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    Dependency Ratio

    Case Study Spain

    Cádiz (western Iberian margin)

    In Cádiz UNU-EHS carries out research that aims to be policy relevant and to be put into practice. |Read more