UNU-ViE is the first UNU Vice Rectorate outside Tokyo. It concentrates on science and technology to ensure human security. The regional focus of UNU-ViE is on Europe, Russia, Central Asia, and Africa. UNU-ViE’s activities are primarily the initiation, support, and co-ordination of projects aiming to develop intellectual capacity building and knowledge transfer. UNU-ViE is located at the UN Campus in Bonn.