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The impact of the EU on regionalization elsewhere 28 Nov 2009 | 06:35 pm

The EU and World Regionalism, co-edited by Philippe De Lombaerde of UNU-CRIS, investigates the impact that the EU has on regionalization in other parts of the world, and whether that impact has been d...

UNU, Dentsu sign collaboration agreement 28 Nov 2009 | 06:13 pm

The UNU has signed an agreement with and Japanese advertising and media company Dentsu to collaborate on joint projects. The aim is to "garner the wisdom of humankind" in search of new values for the ...

UNU Holds two global seminars in Africa 27 Nov 2009 | 11:45 pm

In October, the UNU held sessions of its Global Seminar series in Namibia and Ghana. The former considered “Africa’s Natural Resources: From Conflict to Sustainable Development” while the latter focus...

UNU Rector Osterwalder receives Matteo Ricci Award 27 Nov 2009 | 11:24 pm

Prof. Dr. Konrad Osterwalder, Rector of the UN University, is the recipient of the 2009 Matteo Ricci International Award. Established in 1998 by the Faculty of Political Science of the Università Catt...

UN Day Symposium looks at human security 27 Nov 2009 | 10:59 pm

United Nations Day (UN Day) is observed annually worldwide on 24 October to commemorate the founding of the United Nations in October 1945. To celebrate UN Day 2009, on Friday, 23 October, the UNU pre...

Strengthening the global food architecture 28 Oct 2009 | 10:02 pm

The 2008 episode of food price explosion, political turmoil, and human suffering revealed important flaws in the current global food architecture. This UNU-WIDER paper argues that four failures in mar...

Prof Plate retires as UNU-EHS advisor 28 Oct 2009 | 09:33 pm

In September, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr. e.H. Erich J. Plate retired from the Advisory Committee of UNU-EHS. He had been a member since the inauguration of the committee in 2003, when UNU-EHS was founded.

Assessing sub-regional cooperation in Europe 28 Oct 2009 | 08:12 pm

This BRIGG paper provides an assessment of the new European sub-regional groups. It explores why and how sub-regionalism has proliferated in Europe since the 1990s, analyses what functions sub-regiona...

UNU affiliated economist wins Nobel Prize 26 Oct 2009 | 10:11 pm

The co-winner of the 2009 Nobel Prize for Economics, Elinor Ostrom, has been associated with UNU-WIDER for more than a decade. She a contributor to the UNU-WIDER research project on Land Distribution,...

UNU hosts “science and technology” lectures 26 Oct 2009 | 09:55 pm

As part of the UNU’s continued focus on Africa, Prof. Mohamed H.A. Hassan and Prof. Joseph O. Malo delivered lectures on “Science and Technology: The African Perspectives” at UNU Headquarters in Tokyo...

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