The Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS) has been stationed at Laurier for the last five years and has recently decided to stay for another five. The council works as a think-tank through a partnership with Laurier and the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI). ACUNS represents nearly 1000 international scholars and practitioners who study the United Nations system.

Patricia Goff, associate professor of political science at Laurier and a senior researcher with ACUNS, is expecting the school to have a larger responsibility during the council's second term at Laurier. The university will be taking a leading role...

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