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
58 
Switzerland average
 36
Global average
 30
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
 1%
Switzerland average
 0%
Global average
 0%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
UN Research Institute for Social Development
 42
Switzerland average
 42
Global average
 33
2019
UN Research Institute for Social Development
 20
Financials
2019
UN Research Institute for Social Development
 $2,867,000
Switzerland average
 $8,809,794
Global average
 $51,084,618

Social

Likes (2021)
UN Research Institute for Social Development
 33,698
Switzerland average
 11,264
Global average
 31,384
Likes (2019)
UN Research Institute for Social Development
 22,218
Twitter
Followers (2021)
UN Research Institute for Social Development
 34,535
Switzerland average
 7,135
Global average
 18,429
Followers (2019)
UN Research Institute for Social Development
 333,000
Subscribers (2021)
UN Research Institute for Social Development
 7,160
Switzerland average
 1,601
Global average
 5,254
Subscribers (2019)
UN Research Institute for Social Development
 2,750
Followers (2019)
UN Research Institute for Social Development
 2,928
Switzerland average
 5,146
Global average
 6,628

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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