Think tank

United Nations University

UNU

Tokyo, Japan

The United Nations University (UNU) is a global think tank and postgraduate teaching organisation headquartered in Japan. The mission of the UN University is to contribute, through collaborative research and education, to efforts to resolve the pressing global problems of human survival, development and welfare that are the concern of the United Nations, its Peoples and Member States.

Contact details

Website:
https://unu.edu/

Address:
5–53–70 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-8925 Japan

Country:
Japan

Sub-region:
Eastern Asia

Areas of focus

Organisation details

Business model
University institute/center
Institutional affiliations
International Organism
Year founded
1975
Age (years)
United Nations University
 46
Japan average
 37
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: United Nations
Founder gender: Other entities
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Dr. David M. Malone (Rector, UNU)
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Dr. David M. Malone (Rector, UNU)
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): David M. Malone
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
United Nations University
 286
Japan average
 347
Global average
 75
% Female staff
2021
United Nations University
 0%
Japan average
 0%
Global average
 0%
% Female researchers
2021
United Nations University
 52%
Japan average
 4%
Global average
 15%

Social

Likes (2021)
United Nations University
 33,135
Japan average
 22,385
Global average
 31,384
Likes (2019)
United Nations University
 32,674
Twitter
Followers (2021)
United Nations University
 54,359
Japan average
 6,606
Global average
 18,429
Followers (2019)
United Nations University
 50,800
Subscribers (2021)
United Nations University
 34,400
Japan average
 5,669
Global average
 5,254
Subscribers (2019)
United Nations University
 1,850
Followers (2019)
United Nations University
 9,536
Japan average
 8,254
Global average
 6,628

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Boundary organization (find out more): Yes
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Wikipedia: List of think tanks
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