United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD)

Institut de recherche des Nations Unies pour le développement social
Instituto de Investigación de las Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo Social

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1963. Operates as an autonomous body within the framework of A-XA3375 - United Nations (UN). Based at E-XE3343 - United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG). Reports to E-XE1126 - United Nations Commission for Social Development (CSocD).


Ensure that social equity, inclusion and justice are central to development thinking, policy and practice.


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Board comprises: Chair appointed by UN Secretary-General; 10 members nominated by UN Commission for Social Development and confirmed by E-XE3377 - ECOSOC; representative of UN Secretary-General; Executive-Secretary of E-XE4178 - United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA); Directors of E-XE3628 - United Nations African Institute for Economic Development and Planning, E-XD2881 - Latin American and Caribbean Institute for Economic and Social Planning and E-XE9559 - Asian and Pacific Development Centre (APDC); representatives of 2 of the following UN specialized agencies, appointed in rotation - B-XB2183 - ILO, B-XB3383 - UNESCO, B-XB0971 - FAO, B-XB3548 - WHO; UNRISD Director (ex-officio).


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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal



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