Grantee Profile

United Nations Institute for Training and Research

Grants to United Nations Institute for Training and Research

  • $750,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Duration 3 years)

    Human Rights & International Justice

    GENEVA, SWITZERLAND — The United Nations Institute for Training and Research Operational Satellite Applications Programme (UNOSAT) will use MacArthur funding to supply operational and investigative support for human rights situations to the UN Secretariat, UN sister agencies, non-governmental organizations, and other international organizations. The project provides satellite analysis capabilities to these human rights entities, strengthening international human rights investigations and increasing the likelihood for action by the international community in the face of mass violations of human rights.

  • $500,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights & International Justice

    GENEVA, SWITZERLAND — To expand the use of geospatial technologies to advance human rights (over two years).

  • $50,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    Migration

    GENEVA, SWITZERLAND — In support of the work of the Global Migration Group.

  • $185,000Active Strategy

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Migration

    GENEVA, SWITZERLAND — To support a series of workshops on migration and development and a course on international migration law (over two years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded United Nations Institute for Training and Research $1,485,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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