Strategic Plan 2009 – 2012: Towards Sustainable Solutions for Global Problems


Start: 2009-01-01, End: 2012-12-30, Publication: 2012-03-22


Name:Owen Ambur


Name:United Nations University


The United Nations University (UN University), established in 1973, is an international community of scholars that generates and shares knowledge and strengthens capacities relevant to promoting human security and development, in particular in developing countries. As an academic institution within the United Nations system, the University contributes directly to the advancement of knowledge relevant to the role and work of the United Nations as well as to its application in the formulation of sound principles, policies, strategies and programmes for action. With intellectual independence, in particular in the selection of topics and the dissemination of results, guaranteed through its Charter, the University can make these contributions with objectivity and integrity and in a problem oriented manner essential for dealing with pressing issues of global concern.