Think tank

United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research

UNIDIR

Geneva, Switzerland

Operating since 1980, UNIDIR is an autonomous institution within the United Nations that conducts independent research on disarmament and related problems; particularly international security issues

Contact details

Website:
https://www.unidir.org

Address:
UNITED NATIONS INSTITUTE FOR DISARMAMENT RESEARCH, PALAIS DES NATIONS, 1211 GENEVA 10, SWITZERLAND

Country:
Switzerland

Sub-region:
Western Europe

Areas of focus

Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Other
Institutional affiliations
Other
Year founded
1980
Age (years)
United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research
 42
Switzerland average
 37
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Robin Geiss
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Renata Dwan
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2021
United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research
 36
Switzerland average
 45
Global average
 86
% Female staff
2021
United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research
 47%
Switzerland average
 45%
Global average
 48%
% Female researchers
2021
United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research
 50%
Switzerland average
 23%
Global average
 16%

Organisational performance

Publications
2018
United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research
 40
Switzerland average
 199
Global average
 6,494

Social

Likes (2022)
United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research
 8,696
Switzerland average
 13,579
Global average
 32,721
Likes (2021)
United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research
 8,237
Likes (2019)
United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research
 7,596
Twitter
Followers (2022)
United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research
 14,685
Switzerland average
 8,264
Global average
 19,273
Followers (2019)
United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research
 6,134
Subscribers (2022)
United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research
 880
Switzerland average
 1,910
Global average
 5,626
Subscribers (2021)
United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research
 354
Subscribers (2019)
United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research
 65
Followers (2022)
United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research
 2,923
Switzerland average
 1,580
Global average
 14,740
Followers (2021)
United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research
 1,793
Followers (2019)
United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research
 635
Followers (2022)
United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research
 6,755
Switzerland average
 7,012
Global average
 16,399
Followers (2019)
United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research
 767

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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