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Details

Office: Japan
Address: 5-53-70 Jingumae Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-8925
Website: unu.edu/
E-mail(s): media@unu.edu
Contact person: Ms Angela Kane, UNU Council Chair
Phone: +81 3 5467-1212
Awards in: Mozambique, Colombia, Azerbaijan, Israel ... See more Mozambique, Colombia, Azerbaijan, Israel, Japan, South Korea, Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, UK, Iceland, Norway, Serbia, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine
Sectors: Education, Research Education, Research
Nr. of employees: 501-1000
Types: Multilateral Multilateral
Status: Active

Description

The United Nations University (UNU) is a global think tank and postgraduate teaching organization headquartered in Japan. You can learn more about the history of UNU, how the University is organized and about its current leadership.

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.

In carrying out this mission, the UN University works with leading universities and research institutes in UN Member States, functioning as a bridge between the international academic community and the United Nations system.

In order to see UNU opportunities on DevelopmentAid, please click here.

Country eligibility

Afghanistan Aland Islands Albania Algeria American Samoa Andorra Angola Anguilla Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Armenia Aruba Australia Austria Azerbaijan Azores Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bermuda
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Afghanistan, Aland Islands, Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Andorra, Angola, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Azores, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Canary Islands, Cape Verde, Caribbean Netherlands, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, Channel Islands, Chile, China, Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Cote d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Dem. Rep. Congo, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Commonwealth of, Dominican Republic, Easter Island, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Eswatini (Swaziland), Ethiopia, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Fiji, Finland, France, French Guiana, French Polynesia, French Southern Territory, Gabon, Galapagos, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Gibraltar, Greece, Greenland, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guam, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Heard and McDonald Islands, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao, Madagascar, Madeira, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Martinique, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, Norfolk Island, North Korea, North Macedonia, Northern Mariana Islands, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine / West Bank & Gaza, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Pitcairn, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Reunion, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Helena, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, St. Pierre and Miquelon, Sudan, Suriname, Svalbard, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tokelau, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Turks and Caicos, Tuvalu, UAE, Uganda, UK, Ukraine, Uruguay, US Virgin Islands, USA, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vatican City, Venezuela, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Western Sahara, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Circumstantial eligible countries

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Tender Management Modes

Financing agencies
UN100%
RegionsTotal
UN1
Direct vs. Indirect Management
ContractingAuthoritiesUNU97.6%
RegionsTotal
Contracting Authorities41
UNU1
Top Implementing Agencies
United NationsUniversity - WorldInstitute forDevelopment Ec…United NationsUniversityUnited NationsUniversity -International Ins…United NationsUniversityInternational Ins…Other agencies43.2%8.1%16.2%29.7%
RegionsTotal
United Nations University - World Institute for Development Economics Research (Finland)16
United Nations University11
United Nations University - International Institute for Software Technology6
United Nations University International Institute for Global Health (UNU - IIGH)3
Other agencies1
Co-Funding
UNDPUNOPS20%80%
RegionsTotal
UNDP4
UNOPS1

Grant Management Modes

Direct vs. Indirect Management
ContractingAuthoritiesUNU25%75%
RegionsTotal
Contracting Authorities3
UNU1
Top Implementing Agencies
United NationsUniversity - WorldInstitute forDevelopmentEconomicsResearch(Finland)100%
RegionsTotal
United Nations University - World Institute for Development Economics Research (Finland)3
Co-Funding
NORAD100%
RegionsTotal
NORAD1
United Nations University - World Institute for Development Economics Research (Finland)
United Nations University - International Institute for Software Technology
United Nations University International Institute for Global Health (UNU - IIGH)