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The United Nations University (UNU) is the academic arm of the United Nations. It bridges the academic world and the United Nations 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 teaching, applied research and education on a global scale. UNU was founded in 1973 as an autonomous organ of the United Nations General Assembly. The University comprises headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, and more than a dozen Institutes and Programmes worldwide.

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Science and Technology - Proceedings 

Published 2012-02-10

Science and Technology - Drivers for a Common Future. Proceedings of the 3rd Indo-German Conference on Research for Sustainability: Water and Waste Management, published by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research in cooperation with UNU-ViE.

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Proceedings of UNU-FLORES International Scoping Workshop published

Published 2011-08-30 | Updated 2011-09-02

The publication documents the state of the art concerning the establishment of the United Nations University Institute for Integrated Management of Material Fluxes and of Resources ( UNU-FLORES) in Dresden and its envisaged Twin in Mozambique. It keeps up and manifests the momentum gained during the 1st International Scoping Workshop that took place in November 2010 in Dresden.

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Innovation for Sustainability in a Changing World: Proceedings of the 2nd South African-German Conference on Research for Sustainability

Published 2011-03-08 | Updated 2011-03-10

The proceedings from the 2nd South African-German Dialogue on Science for Sustainability, which took place in October 2009 in Pretoria, have been published. Apart from editing the publication, UNU-ViE wrote the chapter "Multilateral Approaches to Science and Technology Cooperation for Sustainability" and contributed to the introduction. |Read more

Innovation for Sustainability in a Changing World: The South African-German Dialogue on Science for Sustainability

Published 2011-03-09

The article, published in the African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development (vol. 2, no. 1, 2010, pp. 197-204) was written by Lothar Mennicken, Wolf Junker, Imraan Patel and Oksana Buranbaeva (UNU-ViE).

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Science and Technology - Drivers for a Common Future

Published 2011-03-09

Proceedings of the 2nd German-Indian Conference on Research for Sustainability, published by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research in cooperation with the International Bureau and UNU-ViE.

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UNU Annual Report 2011

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