18 April 2014, Paris, France- For the fourth consecutive year, UNITAR contributed to the training of 300 senior officers originating from 70 countries at the War School (l’École de Guerre) in Paris.

Over a period of three weeks in April, the simulation exercise "Coalition 2014" precisely reconstructed - with almost 600 participants - the scenario of a contemporary regional conflict within a multinational, inter-armies and inter-agencies framework.

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April 22, 2014. In the framework of the Seventh Session of the World Urban Forum and to contribute to the dialogue on how to plan “Cities for Life”, UNITAR hosted a training session in Medellin, Colombia on 11 April 2014, to foster the exchange of knowledge and best practices on enhancing local government’s capacity to reduce disaster risk and manage disasters, while integrating these aspects into urban planning and design. Read More

08-09 April, New York – The UNITAR New York Office, in collaboration with the Office of Legal Affairs (OLA) Treaty Law and Practice Office, organized a two-day seminar on international treaty law and practice.  

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UNOSAT partner UrtheCast of Canada has successfully installed cameras on the International Space Station in an unprecedented initiative to use the orbital station as a base to acquire images and HD videos of our planet. UNOSAT researchers are looking into how images and videos relayed in near-real time as the ISS flies around the planet can be used to help prevent and respond to emergency situations and disasters.

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16 April 2014. UNITAR’s training Centre for Asia-Pacific - CIFAL Jeju, convened 17 government officials and civil society representatives from 11 countries from Asia-Pacific and the U.S. Government for a 5-day workshop on “Enhancing a Victim-Centered Approach: Identification, Assistance, and Protection of Trafficking Victims in the Asia-Pacific Region”. CIFAL Jeju in partnership with the Regional Support Office of the Bali Process (RSO) hosted the event in Jeju from 17-24 March.

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