Share this page
UNU Youtube Chanel
OurWorld Flickr Photos
How things work
Beekeeping relieves land degradation in Kyrgyzstan
Sustainable development goals and our fascination with mega-targets
Two UNUers dissect the occasionally contradictory rhetoric to see what is shaping the forthcoming SDGs.
Policy innovation for technology diffusion: Japanese renewable energy
Japan's experience with renewable energy illustrates the political dimension of policy innovation.
Collaborative learning centres set scene for a green society
Regional Centres of Expertise empower communities to not only influence local development but to promote transformation as a global community.
Universities co-creating urban sustainability
Universities have begun collaborating with diverse social actors to drive the sustainable transformation of regions, cities, communities.
Education is the answer to sustainable development
The right information and education can change people’s values and behaviours, encouraging them to adopt more sustainable lifestyles.
If all seven billion people had wheels
In his ‘Sustainable Planet’ column, Jacob Park explores the state of global sustainability as Earth welcomes its seventh billion inhabitant.
Awardees tackle sustainability challenges
Although scientists are often stereotyped as staying in their laboratories, these young award-winners continue to move beyond academia.
Contest winners shine with green talent
The Green Talents competition is a forum for outstanding young scientists from around the world working in sustainable development.
Farming for the future: Egyptian biodynamic agriculture
A sustainable development initiative aims to address climate change and food security, plus boost long-term business competitiveness in Egypt.
Basque city capitalizing on green
Cities can be resource-sucking, pollutant-spewing monsters, but the picture could well be green if modelled after Vitoria-Gasteiz, 2012 European Green Capital.
Africa looks to a green future
In the run-up to Rio+20, countries across Africa are realizing that green growth makes economic as well as environmental sense.
Debate 2.0: Is sustainable development still relevant?
As we approach its 25th birthday, it seems this complex concept needs rethinking. Do you agree?
Business needs to tackle the sustainability crisis
What better era for socially responsible enterprise to nurture a mutually-dependent relationship with benefits for society and business?
Awarding young scientists’ work in sustainable development
The 2010 ProSPER.Net-Scopus Young Scientist Award in Sustainable Development for young researchers in the Asia-Pacific region, has been announced.
Education for sustainable development is vital for Africa
Kenya’s sustainable development hinges on field-oriented education that produces professionals engaged in slum communities.
» Debate 2.0
» How things work
» Special report
» Video brief