Climate Change and the Environment
Global climate change and loss of biodiversity are among the most serious environmental threats to the world at present.
1.3 billion people are living without access to electricity. Access to sustainable energy services is essential to achieving the UN Millennium Development Goals.
Macroeconomics and public administration
Improved access to financial resources through development assistance is important, but it is not enough.
Three of the eight MDGs are health related. Between 2000 and 2010, a number of sever trends in global health were halted and even reversed.
Education is a fundamental human right and essential for the exercise of all other human rights.
Higher education and research
Higher education and research contributes to new knowledge for politics and practices.