Konrad Osterwalder

Prof. Konrad Osterwalder, Under Secretary General and Rector of the United Nations University talks about how the academic arm of the United Nations (UN). Its goal is to develop sustainable solutions for current and future problems of humankind in all aspects of life. Through a problem-oriented and interdisciplinary approach it aims at applied research and education on a global scale. All the Institutes work matters very strongly related to climate change, such as water issues, desertification, environmental migration, indigenous knowledge etc.