Academic Council On The United Nations System

Objectives and Mission: 

Promote excellence in research, teaching and analysis that deals with the United Nations, multilateralism and international organizations; strengthen relations and mutual understanding between the academic and practitioner communities.

General description: 

ACUNS organizes: annual conferences on themes such as “Implementing the Millennium declaration: the five year review” (2005); research and policy workshops; training events; summer workshops for younger scholars and practitioners on international organizations studies and themes such as the MDGs and the UN Reform. Continuing activities include: Dissertation Award Program; Building a Constituency for the UN through Education project. ACUNS is part of the UN Intellectual History Project.

Country Presence: 
Austria
Macao, China
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Field of Interest: 
Education, Higher Education, Peace