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RT : Former Director will deliver our Institute's Charles Cooper Memorial Lecture titled 'From creative destruction to destructive creation'. Come join us the 21st of November
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RT : Interesting reading: "Forget Nations: Will Transform the Way We Conduct Foreign Affairs" - United Nations University via by
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UNU-CS Nov 8
How do the human perspectives, values and attitude play into technology development as well as into standards development? Our latest article addresses this question by exploring findings from a survey related to on “Health and Wellbeing”
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UN University Nov 13
RT : Billions of people live without a safe toilet. This is a crisis that’s turning our environment into an open sewer. Nature is calling – find out what it’s telling us. 🌎📞 💩🚽 👉
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UNU-MERIT Nov 8
What drives growth in Africa: cooperation or resources? And what drives child marriage in Asia: fertility, religion or a mix of factors? Just a couple of questions tackled by our researchers in October:
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UN University Nov 13
RT @UNUFLORES: Our expert Tamara Avellan and Paul Gremillion from look at the potential of to offset energy and irrigation needs at various scales. Download the article for free until 17 November! 🆓
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UN University Nov 12
RT : It's Int'l Week of Science & Peace! 🔬🕊️ Discover the links between science & tech and peace & security:
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UN University Nov 12
for lunch? 🌾 What could it have anything to do with ? Read this interview with visiting scholar, Ana Lilia Velasco Cruz from Mexico 🇲🇽, to find out.
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UN University Nov 12
Hello Kitty recently visited headquarters in Tokyo to learn about the Global Goals for Sustainable Development Watch (English subtitles) at
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UN University Nov 11
RT : Fascinating stuff from ’s PR head Hiromi Kawamura: the Olympic and Paralympic medals are being made thanks to “urban mining”: the recycling of gold, silver and bronze from cellphones, computers and other items
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UN University Nov 10
RT : Plastic-busting fungi could help & green our world, a UN-backed report reveals.
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UN University Nov 9
RT : One out of five schools worldwide does not provide any facilities for their students. This is a particular problem for girls during resulting in them staying at home and missing school.
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UN University Nov 9
RT : What shaped the economic opening of China, India & Malaysia? A mix of institutions, markets, pragmatic experiments, carrots, sticks & competitive pressures, say UNCTAD’s Richard Kozul-Wright & Daniel Poon in their new paper
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UN University Nov 8
RT : paper by Ha-Joon Chang and Kiryl Zach on trends in industrialization and industrial policy experiences of developing Asia. Structure of production data for so many countries as far back as 1950!
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UN University Nov 8
RT : ♂️📏♀️ We can only bridge the if we can measure it! Some of the world's top experts on are coming to next week to find ways of improving gender statistics. Here's all you need to know 👉
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UN University Nov 8
RT : Properly managed migration stands to benefit everyone. Get details on the Global Compact here:
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UN University Nov 7
RT : About 4 billion people in Asia Pacific are exposed to levels of air pollution that pose a significant risk to their health. Solutions to , save lives and protect our planet exist & can be implemented today.
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UN University Nov 7
RT : Diarrhoeal diseases are responsible for over 30% of deaths among children below 5 years old worldwide. You can prevent this with: 🚰 🚽 💉 Let's protect our kids against diarrhoeal diseases!
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UN University Nov 7
RT : The latest edition of the WIDERAngle is out now! Check out the latest news, articles, events and blogs here Make sure you never miss an issue - join the mailing list at
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UN University Nov 6
RT : Racism, homophobia, religious intolerance - the aim to reduce all forms of discrimination and inequality. Here’s how you can help:
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