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13 November 2023
16 November 2023 - On the Occasion of the 60th Anniversary of UNITAR, the United Nations Secretary-General sends his congratulatory message to UNITAR.
6 November 2023
6 November 2023, Geneva, Switzerland - To mark UNITAR's 60th anniversary, a gala concert entitled “Music from all corners of the world for peace and our planet” will take place on Thursday, 16 November 2023 at 19:30, at the Conservatoire de Musique de Genève. This gala concert pays tribute to our commitment to empower individuals and organizations to create positive change for peace and sustainability.

24 October 2023
24 October 2024 - Recognizing the importance of learning and knowledge as key foundations for development, this year six United Nations research and training entities mark UN Day with a renewed call for accelerated action on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
20 October 2023
20 October 2023, Geneva, Switzerland – To mark its 60th anniversary, the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) launched the 'SDG4Kids' initiative, a series of interactive educational experiences linked to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), aimed at engaging Geneva’s young minds to create positive change for a better future.
6 October 2023
6 October 2023, Geneva, Switzerland - To mark its 60th anniversary, UNITAR is organizing in Geneva, starting on the 2nd of October, a photo exhibition, displayed on the Rotonde du Quai du Mont-Blanc (across from the Brunswick Monument), will illustrate 60 years of history as well as stories of UNITAR alumni who made a positive change in their community. The alumni featured in the panel exhibition come from Bangladesh, Brazil, Cameroon, China, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Iraq, Kenya, Maldives, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, United Arab Emirates and Vanuatu. The opening ceremony on the 6th of October (4 pm) of the photo exhibition will be attended by Mr. Nikhil Seth, the Executive Director of UNITAR, Ms. Tatiana Valovaya, Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva, H.E. Mr. Raymond Loretan, President of the Diplomatic Club of Geneva, and H.E. Mr. Alfonso Gomez, Mayor of Geneva.
27 September 2023
27 September 2023, New York, USA – On 15-22 September 2023, UNITAR Executive Director and Assistant Secretary-General Mr. Nikhil Seth paid an official visit to New York City for the 78th United Nations General Assembly and high-level meetings with United Nations executives.
25 July 2023
25 July 2023, New York, USA – 10 - 18 July 2023 UNITAR Executive Director went on an official visit to New York City for UNITAR’s 60th Anniversary celebrations and the High-Level Political Forum. Throughout the one-week visit, Mr Seth attended various events and met with multiple high-level officials. 
18 July 2023
14 July 2023, New York, USA  – United Nations Institute for Training and Research – New York Office (UNITAR - NYO), Global Foundation for the Performing Arts (GFPA), and Carnegie Hall hosted the monumental "All-Star Festival, Symphony of Solidarity: The Same Language" concert on July 11, celebrating the 60th anniversary of UNITAR. Sponsored by the member states Costa Rica, Ecuador, Singapore, Monaco, and Oman as well as the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and Grammophone Megazine, this memorable event was a harmonious collaboration of UNITAR's New York Office, Carnegie Hall, and the GFPA, demonstrating their shared commitment to overcoming global challenges through unity, knowledge, and the power of music.
10 July 2023
10 July 2023, New York, USA - UN SDG: Learn partners teamed up for a virtual side event during the 2023 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) on the following theme: "UN SDG:Learn: One UN+ initiative to transform skillsets and mindsets for sustainable development”. The main focus of the event was about the importance of education in driving change and empowering individuals for sustainable development. UN SDG: Learn partnership, which aims to improve access to quality learning opportunities worldwide and promote sustainable and inclusive development, is an example of the One UN+ approach to addressing this challenge that no single entity could meet alone.
19 June 2023
19 June 2023, Geneva, Switzerland – UNITAR in collaboration with Open Geneva and the University of Geneva School of Economics, organize the upcoming international workshop on Economics of Information Security, WEIS 2023. The event will be held on 5-8 July at Campus Biotech, in Geneva.