United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability

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Technical Report
The International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative (IPSI) is a global network to promote collective efforts for sustainability in socio-ecological production landscapes and seascapes (SEPLS), and thereby to contribute to the realisation of “living in harmony with nature”. The Satoyama Development Mechanism (SDM) is a seed funding programme...
Policy Report
The Satoyama Development Mechanism (SDM) is a seed funding mechanism to encourage IPSI members to develop and accelerate sustainability actions in SEPLS. This report aims to present the SDM projects and their contributions to global goals, for the consideration of policymakers, businesses, researcher institutions, organizations and civil society....
Policy Brief
POST2015/UNU-IAS Policy Brief
Author:
Yuto Kitamura
Eri Yamazaki,
Norichika Kanie
D. Brent Edwards Jr.
Naoya Abe
Andante Hadi Pandyaswargo
Casey Stevens
1.  In the development of the post-2015 development agenda, the water-education nexus offers opportunities for dealing with a variety of different sustainable development challenges including: inequity in education, disaster recovery, and local mobilization. 2.  In order to respond to water-related sustainability challenges, people worldwide need...
Presentation
UNU-ISP- IR3S Consultation Conference on Role of Higher Education in Adapting to Climate Change
Mainstreaming adaptation at various levels is important to realize an adaptive society. Integrating adaptation principles in education is an essential first step. Different aspect of ‘climate’, ‘change’, and ‘adaptation’ are being taught to different students in different universities. However, there is no single unified course that integrates all...