Grantee Profile

United Nations University - Institute of Advanced Studies

Grants to United Nations University - Institute of Advanced Studies

  • $200,000Active Strategy

    2014 (Duration 1 year)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    TOKYO, JAPAN — The UN University's Institute for Advanced Studies will coordinate the design and delivery of a series of workshops, presentations, media activities, and dialogs that highlight the role of indigenous knowledge and cultural and spiritual values in realizing conservation benefits at the once-in-a-decade World Parks Conference to be held in November 2014 at Sydney, Australia.

  • $185,500Active Strategy

    2012 (Inactive Grant)

    Conservation & Sustainable Development

    TOKYO, 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 $385,500 between 2003 and 2014.