United Nations University

The United Nations University Institute for Integrated Management of Material Fluxes and of Resources (UNU-FLORES) is an UNU System institute of the United Nations University (UNU). Based in Dresden since 2012, UNU-FLORES specialises in the study of integrated and sustainable management of environmental resources, developing new scientific, technological and educational approaches for the use of material resources, in particular in economically emerging countries. Its aim is to develop capacities for knowledge generation and transfer using new integration based methods while considering interconnected environmental factors and global changes.