United Nations University (UNU)

53-70 Jingumae, 5-chome
Tokyo 150-8925

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+81 3 3499 2811


The UNU is an autonomous, academic institution of the UN system, which aims to contribute, through research and capacity building,, to efforts to resolve the pressing global problems that are the concern of the UN, its People and Members States. The UNU strives to fulfill this mission by performing four key roles based on the mandate given by its Charter: an internatinal community of scholars; a bridge between the UN and the international academic community; a think-tank for the UN system; and a builder of capacities, particularly in developing countries