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27 June 2022
The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and the International Think Tank for Landlocked Developing Countries (ITTLLDC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support capacity development needs of Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDCs).
24 May 2022
24 May 2022, Hiroshima, Japan – UNITAR has joined the Global Alliance for Social Entrepreneurship, an initiative led by the World Economic Forum initiative hosted by the Schwab Foundation.
13 May 2022
13 May 2022, Hiroshima, Japan - Professor Sarah Anyang Agbor has joined the advisory board of the UNITAR Division for Prosperity, bringing her expertise in education and training, especially within the African continent.
3 May 2022
3 May 2022, Hiroshima, Japan — 65 participants joined the UNITAR online conference “Empower the Youth: Fostering Inclusive Entrepreneurship in Iraq.” In commemoration of UNITAR’s training in Iraq for the past six years, the conference aimed to identify the most pressing problems among Iraqi youth entrepreneurs and consolidate potential solutions to encourage accessibility and growth. The conference was conducted in partnership with GREEN CHARTER Foundation for Water and Environmental Consulting, KAPTA Business Hub, SANAD for Economic Development, and The Station Foundation for Entrepreneurs.
3 May 2022
3 May 2022, Hiroshima, Japan – The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated socioeconomic disparities around the world. It especially highlighted the widening digital divide within societies and between industrialized and developing economies. With 96 per cent of the 2.9 billion people without Internet access living in developing countries, closing this divide requires more attention than ever before.
20 April 2022
20 April 2022, Geneva, Switzerland - UNITAR and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) recently signed an agreement to deliver a joint online course on Trade, Food Security and Nutrition for officials from Eastern and Southern Africa. This is an updated version of the same course delivered in 2019 which generated a great interest across the region.
12 April 2022
12 April 2022, Hiroshima, Japan – UNITAR Division for Prosperity invites women in Afghanistan to apply to the Leading Inclusive 4IR: Empowering Women in Afghanistan for the Future of Work through Digital Reskilling programme. The application deadline is 20 April 2022.
7 April 2022
7 April 2022, Hiroshima, Japan – Japanese professional basketball team Hiroshima Dragonflies and UNITAR have agreed to work together towards the realization of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). On 7 April 2022, Hiroshima Dragonflies president and CEO Mr. Nobuyoshi Ura and UNITAR Division for Prosperity director Ms. Mihoko Kumamoto signed the memorandum of understanding in a ceremony at the UNITAR Hiroshima Office.
6 April 2022
6 April 2022, Hiroshima, Japan – United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) Division for Prosperity, with Sunlight (a home-care brand under Unilever Kenya Limited) and Absa Bank Kenya, invite women in Kenya interested in entrepreneurship to apply to the Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Leadership Training for Women Entrepreneurs in Africa programme. The application deadline is 15 April 2022.
31 March 2022
31 March 2022, Hiroshima, Japan – UNITAR has launched the second phase of its Gender Empowerment Now! Project in Jordan and Lebanon. The project seeks to build the capacity of public institutions to mainstream gender equality. This second phase started from 5 April 2022.