United Nations University

As an associated institution of the United Nations University (UNU), ITC contributes to the UNU mission, which is "to contribute, through research and capacity building, to efforts to resolve the pressing global problems that are the concern of the United Nations, its Peoples and Member States".

The cooperation between ITC and the United Nations University is directed at developing and carrying out a joint programme on capacity building in disaster management and in land administration, and at disseminating knowledge on these and directly related issues.

The programme activities are accommodated as follows:
- Centre for Spatial Analysis and Disaster Risk Management
- School for Land Administration Studies.