We are delighted to send you the Winter Newsletter of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR). In this issue, you will read articles about outstanding UNITAR achievements in 2012, new initiatives for 2013, and much more.
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Participant in the UNITAR course
"The Trade Dimension in United Nations Development Assistance Frameworks"
Web 2.0 course: Transforming knowledge into opportunities
"I love this social media course. This new challenge keeps my IT skills very sharpened." This is just an example of participant's feedbacks about the Innovative Collaboration for Development (ICfD) course.
Pilot projects investigate the role of safety in nanotechnology
Nanotechnology and manufactured nanomaterials ("nano") is an exciting new field that can promise a broad array of benefits to humans and our environment.
Tracking chemical pollution in Latin America and Asia
Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) are chemicals that remain intact in the environment and accumulate in the fatty tissue of humans and wildlife, which have adverse effects on health or to the environment. UNITAR is involved in developing tools to monitor POPs.
UNITAR and the Ministry of Finance of Afghanistan (MoF) signed a Letter of Agreement to provide training to MoF officials.
UNITAR signed a cooperation agreement with the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa.
UNITAR and the Ministry of Oil of the Republic of Iraq have signed a Letter of Agreement to implement a training programme on leadership, change management, and post-conflict reconstruction.
A new course on United Nations Protocol will provide an overview of United Nations and multilateral protocol practices.
CIFAL Jeju has launched its new training series on Food & Nutrition Security. Applications are open for the first workshop in Jeju, South Korea.