22 September 2017

UM joins UNDP partnership

On Friday 22 September, Maastricht University signed a new partnership with the United Nations Social Impact Fund (UNSIF) and nine leading universities worldwide to join the UNSIF Research Council. UNSIF is part of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The aim of the partnership is to contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 through joint research on sustainable development investments. The signing took place on the side-lines of the 72nd United Nations General Assembly in New York, and was attended by Research Council member Prof. Harry Hummels from UM’s School of Business and Economics.