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14 June 2019
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) organised a joint e-Learning course on “Trade, Food Security and Nutrition” in May and June 2018 for representatives from government and related authorities involved in the formulation and implementation of agricultural policies and programmes in Central Europe and Asia.
11 June 2019
7 April 2019, New York, United States - Following the Report of the Secretary-General (E.2019/81), the United Nations Institute of Training and Research (UNITAR) Headquarters and the New York office started preparations for delivering the report to the United Nations Member States, and consultations in order to produce the legislative response from the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations Member States.
10 June 2019
10 June 2019, Tarrytown, New York- UNITAR office in New York, in coordination with The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) organized a four day retreat training on Results Based Management (RBM) and Strategic Framework in the context of United Nations Reform for the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) staff from headquarters and country teams. The training started with welcoming remarks from Assistant Secretary General Mr. Alexandre Zouev, Office of Rule of Law and Security Institutions, who recognized UNMAS’ work, and hailed them for being one of the best examples of a United Nations department that has effects on all pillars of the Peace and Security, Human Rights, The Rule of Law and Development. He remarked the statistics that confirm the impact of UNMAS work, with more than 860,000 deactivated ERW, 1.2 million beneficiaries of Mine Education, and reinforced resource mobilization and communications and social media reaching millions around the world. Mr. Zouev hopes that results-based management will be a practical and useful tool of programme management work and closed the remarks by thanking UNITAR’s initiative in particular and its capacity building work in general including the latest meeting of SRSGs with a smoothly organization and insightful exchange of ideas between attending high level officials.
6 June 2019
15 – 16 May 2019, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago – The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA) and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) teamed up and co-organized the Learning Conference Implementing the 2030 Agenda in the Caribbean Region. The conference was attended by more than 70 participants including government officials from 21 Caribbean nations leading the SDGs process in their countries, international civil servants, as well as representatives from the civil society and private sector.
31 May 2019
29 – 31 May 2019, Geneva, Switzerland – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) hosted a Collaborative Leadership Workshop at the Palais des Nations, which came to life during the course of three half-day sessions. The workshop is part of UNITAR’s Leadership Portfolio, and was facilitated by Mr. Alex Mejia, Director of the Division for People and Social Inclusion at UNITAR. The lead trainers of the workshop were three international field-experts who enabled valuable, in-depth training and guidelines.
31 May 2019
After four remarkable editions, UNITAR is delighted to announce that applications for the 5th Edition of its Executive Diploma in Diplomatic Practice is now open.
30 May 2019
This summer, UNITAR is delighted to deliver two 5-day field visits to Geneva, Switzerland. These will offer participants the chance to fully immerse themselves into International Geneva and thereby gain first-hand experience of the United Nations and its multilateral environment.
28 May 2019
24 May 2019 Geneva, Switzerland - Responding to the new international policy context, the One UN Climate Change Learning Partnership (UN CC:Learn) is supporting countries in addressing learning priorities relevant to their National Determined Contributions (NDCs) and National Adaptation Plans (NAPs) through the development and implementation of climate change learning strategies. UN CC:Learn is currently operating in 30 countries, either bilaterally or through regional programmes.
23 May 2019
23 May 2019, Panama City, Panama - UNITAR New York Office continued developing skills for Central American diplomats, this time with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Panama from the 23rd-24th of May with a training for the development of leadership and strengthening negotiation techniques.
21 May 2019
October 11 – 18, 2019
Engaging in outdoor activities while conducting negotiations has played a very important role in diplomacy and peace-making over the years. The informal atmosphere of such meetings allowed negotiators to discuss the issues more freely than in a formal setting, creating a unique space to explore shared interests.