About UNU Collections

The United Nations University devotes its work to research into the pressing global problems of human survival, development and welfare that are the concern of the United Nations and its agencies. The University publishes works in five broad thematic areas: peace, security and human rights; population and health; science, technology and society; global change and sustainable development; and development governance.

‘UNU Collections’ is the online institutional repository for academic publications, reports and other research outputs of the United Nations University. UNU Collections provides convenient access to the body of UNU-produced knowledge with the ultimate view to further the purposes and principles of the United Nations. It provides open and free access to the contents or bibliographical data of a wide variety of documents such as books, book chapters, journal articles, policy briefs and annual reports. Through advanced search and browsing options, UNU Collections allows users to conveniently find references to thousands of documents, making research more simple and efficient.