24 May 2023, New York, USA – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) has reached a significant milestone in its illustrious history, marking 60 years of empowering individuals and strengthening capacities for sustainable development. To commemorate this momentous occasion, UNITAR has released a series of beautiful commemorative stamps that reflect its rich legacy, global impact, and unwavering commitment to fostering knowledge and expertise worldwide. This stamp edition is the second UNITAR stamp after the first one issued in 1969 by the UN Postal Service.
Since its establishment in 1963, UNITAR has emerged as a leading institution in providing high-quality training, research, and capacity-building programmes to support the United Nations and its member states. Through its extensive initiatives, UNITAR has contributed to the advancement of peace, development, and environmental sustainability around the globe.
The release of these commemorative stamps serves as a reminder of UNITAR's significant contributions to international cooperation and development. The stamps not only honour the organization's accomplishments but also inspire a renewed commitment to UNITAR's goals and values.
By disseminating knowledge, fostering skills, and promoting inclusive and sustainable practices, UNITAR has positively impacted countless individuals, institutions, and communities worldwide. The commemorative stamps celebrate the transformative power of education, training, and research in creating a more peaceful, prosperous, and sustainable world.
The UNITAR 60th anniversary stamp is now available at the UN Stamp Shop at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City. Get yours now!