United Nations University

Training Centres & Programmes Worldwide

The University takes a truly interdiciplinary and global perspective and comprises the UNU Centre in Tokyo and a worldwide network of institutes and programmes assisted by numerous associated and cooperating institutions.

UNU-BIOLAC

UNU Programme for Biotechnology in Latin America and the Caribbean

Focus

Biotechnology and society

Programme Coordinator

Dr. José Luis-Ramirez

http://www.biolac.unu.edu

unu@reacciun.ve

IDEA, Edificio Bolú“ar, Planta Baja, Estado Miranda, Venezuela
Tel: +58 212 962 1644, 962 1605
Fax: +58 212 962 1120

UNU-CRIS

UNU Institute on Comparative Regional Integration Studies

Focus

Local & global governance, regional integration

Director

Professor Luk Van Langenhove

http://www.cris.unu.edu

lvanlangenhove@cris.unu.edu

C/o Grootseminarie Potterierei 72, 2nd floor 8000 Brugge Belgium
Tel: +32 50 44 98 71
Fax: +32 50 44 98 70

UNU-EHS

UNU Institute for Environment and Human Security

Focus

Environment and human security

Director,

Dr. Jakob Rhyner

http://www.ehs.unu.edu

info@ehs.unu.edu

UN Campus, Hermann-Ehlers-Str. 10, 53113 Bonn, Germany

UNU-FNP

UNU Food and Nutrition Programme for Human and Social Development

Focus

Food and nutrition capacity building

Coordinator

Patrick J. Stover, Ph.D.
Professor & Director, Division of Nutritional Sciences

http://www.fnp.unu.edu

pjs13@cornell.edu

Cornell University
127 Savage Hall
Ithaca, New York 14853 USA

Tel: +1 607 255 8001
Fax: +1 607 255 1033

UNU-FTP

UNU Fisheries Training Programme

Focus

Postgraduate fisheries research and development

Director

Dr. Tumi Tómasson

http://unuftp.is

tumi@hafro.is

Hafrannsóknastofnunin - Marine Research Institute, Skúlagata 4, P.O. Box 1390 121 Reykjavík, Iceland
Tel: +354 552 0240
Fax: +354 562 3790

UNU-GTP

UNU Geothermal Training Programme

Focus

Geothermal research, exploration and development

Director

Dr. Ingvar Birgir Fridleifsson

http://unugtp.is

ibf@os.is

ORKUSTOFNUN, Grensásvegur 9 IS-108 Reykjavík, Iceland
Tel: +354 569 6000
Fax: +354 568 8896

UNU-IAS

UNU Institute of Advanced Studies

Focus

Strategic approaches to sustainable development

Director

Professor Govindan Parayil

http://www.ias.unu.edu

unuias@ias.unu.edu

International Organizations Center, 6F Pacifico-Yokohama 1-1-1 Minato Mirai Nishi-ku Yokohama 220-0012 Japan
Tel: +81 45 221 2300
Fax: +81 45 221 2302

UNU-IIGH

UNU International Institute for Global Health

Focus

Research and capacity building in global health, specifically: efficiency of health care systems; newly emerging and re-emerging diseases; non-communicable diseases and control policy; information technology in health; and climate change and health.

Director

Dr. Mohamed Salleh Mohamed Yasin

http://iigh.unu.edu

mohamed.salleh@iigh.unu.edu

3rd Floor, Nurses' Hostel,
Hospital Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (HUKM)
Jalan Yaacob Latiff
Bandar Tun Razak, Cheras,
56000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Tel: +60 3 9171 5394
Fax: +60 3 9171 5402

UNU-IIST

UNU International Institute for Software Technology

Focus

Software technologies for development

Director

Professor Peter F. Haddawy

http://www.iist.unu.edu

iist@iist.unu.edu

Casa Silva Mendes, Estrada do Engenheiro Trigo No. 4, Macau
Mailing address: P.O. Box 3058, Macau
Tel: +853 2871 2930
Fax: +853 2871 2940

UNU-INRA

UNU Institute for Natural Resources in Africa

Focus

Natural resources management

Director

Dr. Elias Takor Ayuk

http://inra.unu.edu

unuinra@inra.unu.edu.gh

ISSER Building Complex, Nasia Road, University of Ghana, Legon
Mailing address: Private Mail Bag, Kotoka International Airport, Accra, Ghana
Tel: +233 21 50 0396
Fax: +233 21 50 0792

UNU-INWEH

UNU Institute for Water, Environment and Health

Focus

Water, environment and human health

Director

Dr. Adeel Zafar

http://www.inweh.unu.edu

contact@inweh.unu.edu

175 Longwood Road South, Suite 204
Hamilton, ON  L8P OA1, CANADA
Tel: +1 905 667 5511
Fax: +1 905 667 5510

UNU-ISP

UNU Institute for Sustainability and Peace

Focus

Sustainability, peace, international cooperation

Director

Dr. Kazuhiko Takeuchi

http://isp.unu.edu

mbox@unu.edu

Jingumae 5–53–70, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-8925, Japan
Tel: +81 3 5467 1212
Fax: +81 3 3499 2828

UNU-LRT

UNU Land Restoration Training Programme

Focus

Sustainable land management and restoration of degraded land

Director

Dr. Hafdís Hanna Aegisdóttir

http://unulrt.is

Keldnaholt IS - 112 Reykjavík Iceland

UNU-MERIT

UNU Maastricht Economic and Social Research and Training Centre on Innovation and Technology

Focus

Socio-economic impacts of new technologies

Director

Professor Luc Soete

http://www.merit.unu.edu

postmaster@merit.unu.edu

Keizer Karelplein 19, 6211 TC Maastricht, The Netherlands
Tel: +31 43 388 4400
Fax: + 31 43 388 4499

UNU-WIDER

UNU World Institute for Development Economics Research

Focus

Development economics

Director

Professor Finn Tarp

http://www.wider.unu.edu

wider@wider.unu.edu

Katajanokanlaituri 6B, 00160 Helsinki, Finland
Tel: +358 9 615 9911
Fax: +358 9 6159 9333

UNW-DPC

UN-Water Decade Programme on Capacity Development

Focus

To strengthen the activities of the UN organisations and programmes cooperating within the UN-Water inter-agency mechanism

Director

Dr. Reza Ardakanian

http://www.unwater.unu.edu

info@unwater.unu.edu

UNW-DPC
UN Campus
Hermann-Ehlers-Str. 10
53113 Bonn
Germany
Tel: +49 228 815 0652
Fax: +49 228 815 0655

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