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UNITAR Organizes Skills-Building Workshop: Elections to UN Organs
11 April 2019
11 April 2019 New York USA - The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) delivered its annual “Elections to UN Organs: Workshop for Election Officers”. With sponsorship of the Swedish contribution under the programme “Levelling the Playing Field”, the day-long workshop consisted of five seminars.
Core Diplomatic Training on Stakeholder Engagement and Coordination
5 April 2019
Geneva, 4-5 April 2019 - In keeping with its vision of providing the highest quality of training and innovation, the Division for Multilateral Diplomacy (DMD) of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research successfully hosted the first ever workshop on Stakeholder Engagement and Coordination in its series of Core Diplomatic Training for the executive diploma to cater to modern needs of diplomats, government officials and professionals.
UNITAR delivers its first module in the International Leaders Programme
4 April 2019
Geneva, 4 April 2019 - The Division for Multilateral Diplomacy (DMD) of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) in collaboration with the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) successfully hosted a 6-day in-depth workshop in Geneva for students of the International Leaders Professional Diploma Program, from 22nd to 29th of March 2019.
Road traffic crash simulation and vehicle extrication services
4 April 2019
3-4 April 2019, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic – UNITAR and the International Training Centre for Authorities and Leaders in Madrid (CIFAL Madrid) in collaboration with the Traffic and Emergency Response Association (Asociación de Rescate en Tráfico y Emergencias – ARTE), the Dominican Automobile Club (Automóvil Club Dominicano – ACD), and with the support of Fundación Smart Baby – JOIE conducted the training titled “Child Road Safety and Post-Crash Response”.
Meck Sanderson Chikaphupha, Further Impact and the Sustainable Development Goals
1 April 2019
For this Impact Story, we also interviewed Meck Chikaphupha from Malawi. During the course, Meck was working in the Department of Agricultural Planning Services and specifically in the Policy Development Unit of the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development.
Jean Baptiste Ukwizagira, Rwandan Ministry of Trade and Industry
1 April 2019
The experiences of Jean Baptiste match quite closely with those of Kelvin, although there are some differences. Jean Baptiste works for the Rwandan Ministry of Trade and Industry, and like Kelvin is focused on trade negotiations and policy, although with even more of a focus on food security.
Kelvin Nkai, Export Promotion Council of Kenya
1 April 2019
Calling us from his day off in a humid Mombasa where he was spending the weekend, it is clear Kelvin has a real thirst for knowledge and strives to improve and learn whenever possible. It was while browsing the UNITAR website looking for opportunities that he first learned about the FAO-UNITAR course
Steven Banda - National Adaptation Plans
1 April 2019
Steven currently works in the agriculture production sector, working with many different producers in both Malawi and Mozambique. Since the training he has focused on the supply of organic crops. As he says, this is important to “sustain the soil and produce crops with friendly practices.” This is something that those on the ground working on the farms innately understand. He has been sharing the knowledge and skills he learned in the training with farmers he works with, who then spread the word to others. He says this cooperative approach, of sharing knowledge with his peers, has been very effective
UNITAR Delivers Workshop with Columbia Law School on Women’s Leadership & Negotiation Skills
1 April 2019
01 April 2019, New York, USA – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) New York Office in collaboration with Columbia Law School, hosted the third in the four-part workshop series on conflict resolution, mediation, and multilateral negotiation. This series is sponsored by the Government of Sweden under the programme “Leveling the Playing Field”. This workshop focused on Gender Equality, Peace-building and Conflict Resolution, emphasizing the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goal 5 for gender equality.
Edwin Mino, Executive Director of CIFAL Quito, Gender Equality and Equal Opportunities”
31 March 2019
31 March 2019, Quito, Ecuador- The International Training Centre for Authorities and Leaders in Quito (CIFAL Quito) jointly with the Consortium of Provincial Autonomous Governments of Ecuador (CONGOPE) hosted the dialogue “Gender Equality and Equal Opportunities” on March 8th.