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CIFAL Merida and the International Airport of Merida Share Experiences in Disaster Preparedness Prior to the Start of the Tropical Cyclone Season
1 June 2023
24 – 25 May, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic – Being aware of the important role that country entry points play in the response to a disaster situation, especially in tourist destinations, CIFAL Merida and ASUR Group (Southeast Airport Group, ASUR), developed the seminar "Disaster Preparedness in Ports and Airports". This event was held in alliance with other regional stakeholders such as AERODOM (Dominican Airports); ASHONORTE (Association of Hotels, Restaurants and Tourism Enterprises of the North); and the Outreach Aid to the Americas and Community Port Resilience Program; and, for the first time, was carried out in the city of Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic.
24 May 2023
17 May 2023, Kigali, Rwanda - UNITAR and Rwanda Cooperation joint forces to inaugurate the Rwanda Cooperation Governance Centre as its International Training Centre for Authorities and Leaders (CIFAL).
9 May 2023
The 13th annual conference entitled: "Peace and Security Through Good Governance: Practical Solutions for Combating Corruption Improving Systems of Governance and Ensuring Human Rights" is to be held from June 20-22. The conference is a joint event between UNITAR and the Geneva Institute for Leadership and Public Policy
CIFAL Merida Reaffirms its Commitment to Strengthen the Capacity Building of the Airport Industry in Alliance with the SDGs
4 April 2023
31 March 2023, Merida, Mexico - The Executive Director of CIFAL Merida in Mexico, Héctor Navarrete Muñoz, and the Director of the ITAérea Business School, Mr José Ignacio Escudero, sealed the extension for another 4 years of the partnership that has united these institutions since 2017.
30 March 2023
30 March 2023, Geneva, Switzerland - To give the youth the voice they deserve, The United Nations Institute for Training and Research is partnering with Barbara Harrison Media and Kids Speak Out to launch the project: Through the Lens of the Youth Documentaries by Youth Worldwide. Allowing youth to express the importance of Sustainable Development Goals through video creation.
10 March 2023
Module 4 "Measuring the state of the oceans" of the UNEP-UNSIAP-UNITAR Massive Open Online Course is offered as a stand-alone module with a certificate of completion. The module explains the importance of measuring the state of oceans and describes various challenges that countries and the international community are facing in monitoring the state of oceans overall. It also discusses international plans for sustainable development that cover oceans and incorporate specific action plans in monitoring their state. It provides an overview of SDG 14 with detailed methodologies for calculating four indicators that are under UNEP custodianship, namely SDG indicator 14.1.1a, SDG indicator 14.1.1b, SDG indicator 14.2.1, and SDG Indicator 14.5.1. Additionally, the module briefly describes two non-UNEP indicators that are related to oceans – SDG indicator 14.3.1 and 14.4.1.
9 March 2023
09 March 2023, Merida, Mexico – Together with airport executives, and civil and aeronautical authorities, CIFAL Merida has met in the city of Merida Yucatan, to review with specialists from the National Hurricane Centre, and renowned meteorologists, the processes of preparation of airports for their immediate reopening in case of being impacted by a tropical cyclone.
7 March 2023
7 March 2023, Phnom Penh, Cambodia - On March 2 and 3, 2023, the Autosobriety Training Programme to Prevent Drink Driving kicked off at Phnom Penh International University and brought together 22 trainers from local high schools, public and private universities
7 March 2023
7 March 2023, Geneva, Switzerland - UNITAR and SmarterChains, an online Industry 4.0 transformation platform, are pleased to announce their partnership to establish an online learning platform for Industry 4.0.
FAO-UNITAR E-Learning Course on "Trade, Food Security and Nutrition" Successfully Completed in Latin America
27 February 2023
27 February 2023, Geneva, Switzerland - The Spanish edition of the FAO and UNITAR joint e-Learning Course on “Trade, Food Security, and Nutrition” for Latin American policymakers launched in September 2022 has been completed.