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
 47
Japan average
 39
Global average
 31
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
 342
Global average
 89
% Female staff
2021
United Nations University
 48%
Japan average
 21%
Global average
 48%
% Female researchers
2021
United Nations University
 52%
Japan average
 6%
Global average
 16%

Social

Likes (2021)
United Nations University
 33,135
Japan average
 20,759
Global average
 31,388
Likes (2019)
United Nations University
 32,674
Twitter
Followers (2022)
United Nations University
 57,827
Japan average
 7,658
Global average
 19,804
Followers (2021)
United Nations University
 54,359
Followers (2019)
United Nations University
 50,800
Subscribers (2022)
United Nations University
 37,100
Japan average
 6,899
Global average
 5,882
Subscribers (2021)
United Nations University
 34,400
Subscribers (2019)
United Nations University
 1,850
Followers (2019)
United Nations University
 9,536
Japan average
 8,032
Global average
 6,399

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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