DESCRIPTION: United Nations University Press is the scholarly publishing division of UNU. It publishes high-quality academic research and scholarly publications. Readers include scientists and scholars, policy-makers, UN and other international officials, economic and social leaders, agencies and organizations, and local communities and groups.
- All UNU Press titles are peer reviewed to ensure their relevance and academic integrity.
- UNU Press emphasizes research that addresses international policies and the issues facing the United Nations and its people and member states.
- Emphasis particularly in the fields of peace and governance, multilateralism, and environmental and sustainable development.
UNIQUE FEATURES: Appeals to a truly international community of academic scholarship with the latest scholarship. Tremendous opportunity to engage academic libraries in a 'must have' collection of key publications
SPECIAL FEATURES: UNU is dedicated to the generation and transfer of knowledge, and the strengthening of individual and institutional capacities in furtherance of the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations.
KEY AUTHORS: Gavin Cawthra ; Sumihiro Kuyama and Michael Fowler; Michael H. Glantz; Jean Baxen and Anders Breidlid; Michio Umegaki, Lynn Thiesmeyer, and Atsushi Watabe.
BENEFIT TO THE USER: Coverage of issues in the fields of Peace, Governance, Conflict Resolution, Human Rights, Refugees, Urban Development, Trade, Climate Change, Sustanability, Water.
AUDIENCE & TAREGT MARKETS: Scientists and scholars, policy-makers, UN and other international officials, economic and social leaders, agencies and organizations, and local communities and groups.
PRIMARY MARKET: Libraries at institutions with specialist Asian Studies departments, undergraduate teaching, postgraduate research
SECONDARY MARKET: Corporate libraries, Government policy think tanks, special institutions for international relations.