Think tank

UN Research Institute for Social Development

UNRISD

Geneva, Switzerland

The United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) is an autonomous research institute within the UN system that undertakes interdisciplinary research and policy analysis on the social dimensions of contemporary development issues.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.unrisd.org/

Address:
Palais des Nations, 1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland

Country:
Switzerland

Sub-region:
Western Europe

Areas of focus

Operating languages
English , French , Spanish

Organisation details

Business model
Other
Institutional affiliations
Other
Year founded
1963
Age (years)
UN Research Institute for Social Development
 59
Switzerland average
 37
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Paul Ladd
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Paul Ladd
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Paul Ladd
Leader gender: Male
% Female staff
2021
UN Research Institute for Social Development
 59%
Switzerland average
 45%
Global average
 48%
% Female researchers
2021
UN Research Institute for Social Development
 75%
Switzerland average
 23%
Global average
 16%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
UN Research Institute for Social Development
 42
Switzerland average
 40
Global average
 34
2019
UN Research Institute for Social Development
 20
Financials
2019
UN Research Institute for Social Development
 $2,867,000
Switzerland average
 $8,518,485
Global average
 $51,587,354

Social

Likes (2022)
UN Research Institute for Social Development
 27,127
Switzerland average
 13,573
Global average
 32,642
Likes (2021)
UN Research Institute for Social Development
 33,698
Likes (2019)
UN Research Institute for Social Development
 22,218
Twitter
Followers (2022)
UN Research Institute for Social Development
 35,844
Switzerland average
 8,262
Global average
 19,218
Followers (2021)
UN Research Institute for Social Development
 34,535
Followers (2019)
UN Research Institute for Social Development
 333,000
Subscribers (2022)
UN Research Institute for Social Development
 7,490
Switzerland average
 1,909
Global average
 5,610
Subscribers (2021)
UN Research Institute for Social Development
 7,160
Subscribers (2019)
UN Research Institute for Social Development
 2,750
Followers (2022)
UN Research Institute for Social Development
 4,741
Switzerland average
 7,018
Global average
 16,346
Followers (2019)
UN Research Institute for Social Development
 2,928

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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