United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA)

Aims to promote development for all by helping countries meet their economic, social, and environmental challenges.

IIASA has worked with UNDESA in the following areas:

09 January 2020
Effective institutions to support sustainable development

IIASA provided scientific input to the World Public Sector Report 2019, prepared by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations (UNDESA). The report focuses on the Sustainable Development Goal 16 on public institutions. More

12 May 2017
Road maps and instruments for achieving the SDGs

At the Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI) Forum in New York, Deputy Director General and Deputy CEO Nebojsa Nakicenovic put the spotlight on STI for the SDGs. More

06 October 2014

This project is funded by the ERC Consolidator Grant. It assesses the potential of using crowdsourcing to close big data gaps of ground sourced data on land cover, land use and change. The project builds on the Geo-Wiki crowdsourcing tool and moves from an online environment to a mobile ground-based collection system. More

09 December 2011
Developing a sustainable development framework for RIO+20

IIASA’s Energy program and the UN DESA hosted an Expert Group Meeting on Sustainable Development Scenarios for the 21st Century (27–29 June), in preparation for the RIO+20 Summit. More

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