United Nations University

The United Nations University (UNU) is the academic arm of the United Nations (UN). It bridges the academic world and the UN system. Its goal is to develop sustainable solutions for current and future problems of humankind in all aspects of life. Through a problem-oriented and interdisciplinary approach it aims at applied research and education on a global scale. UNU was founded in 1973 and is an autonomous organ of the UN General Assembly. The University comprises headquarters Tokyo, Japan, and more than a dozen Institutes and Programmes worldwide.


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The Way Forward. Researching the Environment and Migration Nexus

This Research Brief highlights that it is crucial to understand how existing migration flows may be affected by climate change in the future, therefore research should focus on providing best practice solutions as well as a set of options to manage the impacts of environmentally induced migration.

Please download The Way Forward .