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19 April 2021
19 April 2021, Geneva, Switzerland – 111 senior business executives from AB InBev’s corporate affairs teams across the world joined the inaugural presentation of the Toolkit 2.0 “Designing and implementing campaigns in support of vaccination efforts to prevent and reduce the spread of COVID-19: Strategies for Companies” on 15 April 2021 at 9:00 EST.
13 April 2021
13 April 2021, Geneva, Switzerland – In collaboration with the Rule of Law and Anticorruption Center (ROLACC), UNITAR successfully concluded the 2nd iteration of the e-learning course on “Anticorruption and Sustainable Development: Building Inclusive and Transparent Societies for All” offered between 24 February and 7 April 2021.
8 April 2021
6 de abril de 2021, Nueva York, Estados Unidos de América - Los equipos del Instituto de las Naciones Unidas para la Formación e Investigación (UNITAR) en Nueva York y Fundación Monge unieron esfuerzos para desarrollar un taller virtual en el marco del Foro Mundial de la Juventud del ECOSOC 2021 que celebra su 10.° aniversario el 7 y 8 de abril de 2021.
25 March 2021
24 March 2021, Geneva, Switzerland – UNITAR Road Safety Global Training Initiative and the International Road Federation (IRF) joined forces to deliver on the 18th of March of 2021 a Master Class on Management Practices for Safer Roads, in the framework of the International Road Federation regional conference on Connecting Asia-Pacific with Smart, Safe and Resilient Roads.
23 March 2021
23 March 2021, Durban, South Africa - The “Autosobriety Training Programme to Prevent Drink-Driving” aims at equipping driving schools in South Africa with educational tools in order to contribute to the prevention and reduction of alcohol-related traffic fatalities and injuries in the eThekwini Municipality. The Autosobriety Programme will be delivered through a number of stakeholders, including private driving schools.
4 March 2021
1 - 4 March 2021, New York, USA (Virtual) - The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) New York Office, in partnership with the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, successfully implemented its four-day seminar series entitled “Gender Equality in the International Rights Framework: Building Back Better” from 1-4 March 2021. Over 150 participants joined the session virtually from all over the world during the duration of the series. This series was developed to coincide with the beginning of Women’s History Month and discussed various concerns related to gender equality. This series was supported with funding allocated from the Swedish International Development Agency’s (SIDA) contribution to the UNITAR Strategic Framework Fund, under the programme "Leveling The Playing Field", which focuses on the development of the skills and knowledge of Least Developing Countries.
23 February 2021
23 February 2021, New York, USA and Guatemala City, Guatemala – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research New York Office (UNITAR NYO) hosted a course on the work of the ECOSOC, entitled “UNITAR Orientation Course of the ECOSOC for Guatemala Delegates” on 23 February 2021. As with the previous course held in January, this training took place in an online format, attracting over 20 delegates that participated from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Permanent Mission of Guatemala in New York. The UNITAR New York office delivered a three-session online training to diplomats mostly working within the human rights, multilateral policy, international policy and cooperation fields, under the auspices of the Sweden programme entitled “Leveling the Playing Field”.
18 February 2021
18 February 2021, Brussels, Belgium – UNITAR’s International Training Centre for Authorities and Leaders based in Antwerp (CIFAL Flanders) organized the learning webinar ‘Aligning the European Recovery – Belgium as a case study’. The event was organized in cooperation with SDSN Belgium bringing together over 350 participants from around the globe.
10 February 2021
12 February 2021, New York, USA - Head of UNITAR New York Office, Mr. Marco Suazo, attends the Transfer of Power Ceremony for the newly elected Technical Secretary for the Development of the Indigenous People’s Villages of Latin America and the Caribbean. After receiving a personal invitation from the President of the Directive Council, Mirna Cunningham, UNITAR New York Office Head of office Marco Suazo, attends the ceremonial proceedings. After a brief spiritual introduction, Segundina Flores, member of the Directive Council of FILAC, gave welcoming remarks on behalf of the Native People’s Villages of Bolivia. Once finished, the floor was then passed to Freddy Mamani, Vice counselor of the Multinational State of Bolivia, host of FILAC, where welcoming remarks were also continued by him. Passing the floor then to Amadeo Martinez, Forum Coordinator of Indigenous People of Abya Yala, Amadeo proceeded to speak shortly concerning the aspirations of the Indigenous Villages of Latin America for the new leadership. In full support of the new State’s initiatives that are to be a part of FILAC, Fernando Aguirre, Representative of Colombia voiced his adamant endorsement of the proposed initiatives for the new term. Reaffirming the responsibilities and promises made to the Indigenous Villages was noted to be of prime importance by Higinio Obispo, ONIC. The renewed willingness to support extra-regional states was highlighted by Carmen Castiella in the next session, Vice President of FILAC for the Government of Spain.
30 December 2020
16 December 2020, Port Harcourt, Nigeria: It was an event of epoch making significance on 16th of December 2020 when the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), Hydrocarbon Pollution and Remediation Programme (HYPREP) and the Rivers State Sustainable Development Agency (RSSDA)/Songhai jointly organised a 1-day stakeholder workshop and presentation of certificates to 20 Cooperative Associations formed by women from Ogoni land, Rivers State, Nigeria who recently benefited from phase 1 of a capacity building programme in Agribusiness and Entrepreneurship.