The programme is run by a board of seven members, appointed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs in Iceland.
The Board meets 3-4 times a year: Minutes of the board.
Sebastian von Einsiedel is the Vice-Rector in Europe for the United Nations University, based in Bonn, Germany.
As the only Vice-Rector outside of UNU Headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, Mr. von Einsiedel facilitates increased collaboration of UNU with the global UN system and with key stakeholders in Europe, including Europe-based UN entities and the European Commission. He also represents the Rector of UNU in key policy initiatives, especially in Europe and Africa, and support the worldwide institutional development of UNU.