Grantee Profile

United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies

Grants to United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies

  • $185,500Active Strategy

    2012 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    NISHI-KU, JAPAN — The United Nations University's Institute of Advanced Studies will compile and analyze relevant indigenous knowledge and practices related to understanding climate change impacts, adaptation and mitigation by hosting a workshop of indigenous leaders and scientists in Cairns, Australia. The goal will be to ensure that traditional knowledge is fully considered in the next scheduled Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies $185,500 between 2003 and 2014.