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Mission Statement

The Mission of United Nations University is to contribute, through research and capacity building, to efforts to resolve the pressing global problems that are the concern of the United Nations, its Peoples and Member States. is to contribute, through research and capacity building, to efforts to resolve the pressing global problems that are the concern of the United Nations, its Peoples and Member States.

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United Nations University (UNU) was established in 1973 by the United Nations general assembly as an autonomous research and capacity building organ of the United Nations. UNU is the think tank of the United Nations. It is dedicated to the generation and transfer of knowledge and contributes to the resolution of problems in the field of security, development and environment, in particularly focusing on developing countries. The University consists of the UNU Centre in Tokyo, thirteen UNU Research and Training Centers and Programmes, and a network of associated and cooperating institutions and scholars. UNU Office at the UN in New York (UNU-ONY) liaises with the UN Secretariat, the Permanent Missions, American academia and foundations, in the areas of communication, fundraising and academic and political linking.

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http://www.ony.unu.edu

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