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Learning for a Green Recovery: An interview with Mr. Nikhil Seth, Executive Director of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research
15 July 2020
July 2020 - In an interview, Mr. Nikhil Seth, the Executive Director of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), discusses how education and learning can underpin a green economic recovery from COVID-19—as one that cuts CO2 emissions in line with the goals of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, and promotes sustainable economic activities to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
15 July 2020
15 July 2020, Geneva, Switzerland - The United Nations Institute of Training and Research (UNITAR) and Kids Operating Room (KidsOR) have signed a three-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The MoU was signed within the context of UNITAR’s Global Surgery Initiative and the development of the Global Surgery Foundation (GSF).
7 July 2020
Join UNITAR’s online certificate on essential professional skills starting 15 September covering approximately 48 hours of online training up until 29 October. The certificate will consist of a series of e-workshops targeted to working professionals and individuals seeking to improve their professional skills.
29 June 2020
29 June 2020, Geneva, Switzerland, The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) - Division for People and Barbara Harrison Media Inc. (BHM) have joined forces to produce podcast episodes dedicated to cover a wide variety of topics that both entertain and educate young listeners on sustainable development related topics.
17 June 2020
17 June 2020, Geneva, Switzerland - As a first step to future cooperation, UNITAR and the International Ocean Institute (IOI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding. The two institutions formally agreed to seek mutually beneficial cooperation to fulfil their respective missions.
28 May 2020
Ethiopia and UN CC:Learn have developed the guideline 'Integrating Climate Change into the Ethiopian Curriculum - An Annotated Guideline for Curriculum Developers' which was accepted into the current curriculum reform process. As next steps, the partnership will look at training of textbook authors on developing climate change content for climate change carrier subjects and climate change teaching in early 2020.
28 May 2020
Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) has launched a new summer course on Green Industry starting in July. Check out how to register!
1 May 2020
May 2020, Geneva, Switzerland - UNITAR partners with University for Peace (UPEACE) and INCAE Business School for two new joint programmes.
The 21st Century Renaissance of Diplomacy : UNITAR’s bright experience in the face of a gloomy crisis
29 April 2020
April 2020, Geneva, Switzerland - Mr. Rabih El-Haddad, Director of the UNITAR Division for Multilateral Diplomacy, reflects on the momentous changes with which the diplomatic world had to grapple in the span of a few months, and contemplates on paths for a successful transition, using UNITAR's example.
13 March 2020
UN CC:Learn and Malawi launched a joint project on Climate Change Learning Strategy. The National Planning Workshop contributed to the review of the 2013 National Climate Change Learning Strategy and served as a means to foment dialogue between key stakeholders in Malawi and other partner countries.