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United Nations University

A think tank that conducts research into international development, human rights and other areas. It provides opportunities for PhD students and others to perform research at its facilities. It is based in Tokyo with satellite campuses all over the world. It is not funded out of the United Nations budget.
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Fayza Al-Kharafi was selected as a member of the UN University Board.
The Global E-Waste Monitor 2017, released by ITU, the UN University (UNU) and the International Solid Waste Association (ISWA), highlights increasing levels of e-waste and its improper and unsafe treatment and disposal through burning or at dumpsites.
7 million tonnes of so-called e-waste was generated around the world in 2016, up eight percent from two years earlier, according to a report from the UN's International Telecommunication Union, the UN University (UNU) and the International Solid Waste Association.
During a conversation between Sergiy Kislytsya and Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan Iwao Horii at the reception hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan on the occasion of the opening of the 68th session of the UN University Council in Tokyo the two sides confirmed the importance of consolidation of the United Nations role in supporting the global security and strengthening the international legal order.
According to the UN University study, consumers and dismantlers like Danilo often resort to illegal dumping of e-waste because of their lack of awareness about the hazards of their trade.
28 (SUNA) - The Assistant of the President of the Republic, Engineer Ibrahim Mahmud Hammed has announced Sudan welcome to the African Dignity Initiative which declared by a number of African centers universities including UN University in Addis Ababa, some centers in Tanzania and Cameroon, Peace Institute in Sudan in addition to a number of African leadership and scholars .
The study was one of six papers published by the UN university in Kuala Lumpur detailing the impact of climate change on human health.
In its report, What Comes After the War on Drugs, UN University (UNU) recommends setting up a working group to come up with new "Global Drug Control Goals", in much the same way as the one that paved the way for the SDGs.
Back in Morocco, she taught sociology at Rabat University and was then nominated member of the University Research Institute and member of the UN University Council.
Edited by Sebastian von Einsiedel, the UN Under-Secretary-General and Rector of UN University David Malone and Bruno Stagno Ugarte, former Foreign Minister of Costa Rica and Deputy Executive Director of Human Rights Watch, "The UN Security Council in the 21st Century" combines varied views on the Council, with insider accounts and scholarly analysis that provide a robust assessment of the body's evolution over the last 15 years.
In relevant remarks in April, an Iranian scholar and university professor who has also been an advisor to the UN University underlined that Riyadh, Washington and Tel Aviv are the main sponsors of terrorism and extremism in the Middle East.
He had a long United Nations career, including 20 years with UN University, and with UNDP and WHO in India and Indonesia.