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UNITAR to support first SDG Innovation Bootcamp at Tsinghua University in Beijing, 25 November to 1 December 2019
16 October 2019
16 October 2019, Geneva, Switzerland - The SDG Innovation Bootcamp, a Geneva Tsinghua Initiative exchange programme run in partnership with the Tsinghua X-lab innovation incubator and the UN Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), is open for registration. Travel dates are 25 November – 1 December.
9 October 2019
Tokyo, Geneva, Bonn, 09 October 2019 ― The United Nations University (UNU) and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding agreeing to transition a UNU programme to UNITAR.
30 September 2019
September 2019, Geneva, Switzerland - Thirty indigenous representatives from Africa, Asia, Europe, the Arctic, the Americas and the Pacific took part in the 2019 UNITAR Training Programme to Enhance the Conflict Prevention and Peacemaking Capacities of Indigenous Peoples’ Representatives. The intensive international programme provided advanced training in conflict analysis, dialogue, principled negotiation and reconciliation processes to indigenous representatives and leaders working to advance the rights and well-being of their peoples.
Training Officials from Federal Road Safety Corps to Implement High Visibility Enforcement Programme in Nigeria
27 September 2019
26-27 September 2019, Lagos, Nigeria - As countries around the world move to attain the United Nation’s goal of sustainable cities and communities, the Nigerian government has reinstated its determination to strategically collaborate with UNITAR and the private sector to conduct high visibility enforcement programmes to reduce deaths and injuries from road traffic crashes.
27 September 2019
27 September 2019, New York, USA – The Assistant Secretary-General (ASG), Executive Director of United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), Mr. Nikhil Seth, delivered a speech at the ‘International Conference on Peace and Investment Prospects in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Great Lakes Region’ which took place at the Millennium Hilton Hotel, New York.
27 September 2019
27 September 2019, Geneva, Switzerland - The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and the Global Challenges Forum Foundation (GCF) are partnering to promote a new youth capacity-building initiative by creating an umbrella for fragmented, siloed, and left-behind efforts on youth empowerment.
Executive Director Meets with the President of the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly
25 September 2019
25 September 2019, New York, USA – The Assistant Secretary-General (ASG), Executive Director of United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), Mr. Nikhil Seth was received by the President of the 74th United Nations General Assembly (PGA), His Excellency, Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande at the PGA’s office in the United Nations Secretariat, New York.
24 September 2019
24 September 2019, New York, USA – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Women Forward International (WFI) at the UNITAR New York Office to collaborate on new training courses for women.
UNITAR'S Executive Director Attends UN High-Level Meetings on Universal Health Coverage and Climate Change
23 September 2019
23 September 2019, New York, USA – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) ASG, Executive Director Mr. Nikhil Seth attended the UN High-Level Meetings (UN HLM) on Universal Health Coverage (UHC) during the 74th United Nations General Assembly which was held at Trusteeship Council on Monday morning.
22 September 2019
22 September 2019, New York, USA – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) in collaboration with member institutions launched a university global coalition which was hosted by the Rockefeller Foundation, New York. The coalition is “a collaborative platform of globally engaged universities and higher education associations working in partnership with the United Nations and other stakeholders to create a more sustainable future for all.” Some of the founding member schools represented include the Yonsei University, Georgia Institute of Technology, George Mason University and McGill University.