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UNITAR y Fundación Monge Organizan Taller de Innovación Social Paralelo al Foro Mundial de la Juventud del ECOSOC 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.
26 March 2021
26 March, 2021, Hiroshima, Japan – UNITAR is delighted to announce the signing of the 7th Special Purpose Grant Agreement (SPG) with the Hiroshima Prefectural Government for FY 2021 to 2023. Since the establishment of UNITAR Hiroshima Office in 2003, the Hiroshima Prefectural Government has continuously supported our implementation of trainings.
18 March 2021
18 March, 2021, Hiroshima, Japan - Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), in partnership with the International Federation of Engineering Education Societies (IFEES) and the Global Engineering Deans Council (GEDC), honoured women scientists, doctors, and researchers and other women working in STEM with a day-long conference, Women in STEM in the Time of the Pandemic – Facing Challenges, Finding Resilience. More than 250 people from 55 countries joined leaders from the public, private, INGO communities.
11 March 2021
11 March, 2021, Hiroshima, Japan - Ten years have passed since the 3.11 Tohoku earthquake. Our prayers and thoughts are with everyone who was affected by the disaster. And we offer a heartfelt tribute to those who are pushing forward toward reconstruction and for future disaster-reduction.
11 March 2021
11 March, 2021, Hiroshima, Japan - Mr. Nikhil Seth, Executive Director of the UNITAR, visited Japan in 2019 and had a productive meeting with Mr. Masamichi Kogai, Representative Director and Chair of the Board of Mazda Motor Corporation. The two leaders discussed the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), focusing not only on technical solutions to issues such as CO2 emissions, but also on how we can create a more peaceful and just society to better support vulnerable people. With the COVID-19 pandemic, the importance of the SDGs as a road map for the future has become even greater as a road map for the future.
NPO Hiroshima Yokogawa Sports Culture Club and UNITAR partner to pursue peacebuilding and empowerment through sports
28 February 2021
28 February 2021, Hiroshima, Japan – The NPO Hiroshima Yokogawa Sports Culture Club and the United Nations Training and Research Institute (UNITAR) are pleased to announce the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that will strengthen their mutual commitment to using the power of sports in pursuit of peacebuilding. Activities covered by the agreement will focus on sustainable development, gender equality and the empowerment of women and youth.
Join UNITAR Hiroshima on International Women’s Day for free online conferences and programmes focusing on women in government, STEM, entrepreneurship and disaster risk reduction
24 February 2021
24 February 2021, Hiroshima, Japan - UNITAR Hiroshima and the UNITAR Association will co-host “The Japanese perspective on gender”, the ninth in its public discussion series, Ideas That Matter. As part of its celebration, UNITAR Division of Prosperity will also co-host a daylong, virtual conference titled Women in STEM in Time of the Pandemic – Facing Challenges, Finding Resilience. Produced in partnership with the International Federation of Engineering Education Societies (IFEES), and the Global Engineering Deans Council (GEDC), this global conference will highlight the challenges and opportunities for women in STEM (science, technology, economics and mathematics) arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.
UNITAR Division of Prosperity Alumnus Baraa Hameed Salman named Regional Ambassador to IEEE’s Global Startup Resource Index
12 February 2021
12 February, 2021, Hiroshima, Japan – UNITAR Division of Prosperity Alumnus Baraa Hameed Salman named Regional Ambassador to IEEE’s Global Startup Resource Index
9 February 2021
9 February 2021, Hiroshima, Japan - “The COVID-19 pandemic revealed our world’s pre-existing fragility. It is, therefore, critical, that we shape our post-COVID-19 world around resiliency to diverse risks and invest in a way of living with which humankind and the planet can coexist and prosper.” Mihoko Kumamoto, Director, UNITAR Division of Prosperity, speaking with the Kure Rotary Club, Hiroshima, Japan.
28 January 2021
3 February 2021, Hiroshima, Japan - Mihoko Kumamoto, Director of UNITAR Division of Prosperity, shared her message with medical students at Hiroshima University, as part of the university’s Aiming for Eternal Peace lecture series.