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13 September 2023
13 September 2023, Geneva, Switzerland -  The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and International Negotiation Agency (ADN Group) will jointly host the much-anticipated Third Edition of World Negotiation Day at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland to bring together the most distinguished dignitaries. This prestigious event will unite the world’s most renowned contributors to peaceful negotiations, conflict resolution, inequality reduction, and climate solutions. In addition to celebrating peaceful conflict resolution and providing a platform for network-building, the event will conclude with an award ceremony in which a carefully selected jury of high-level individuals vote for ‘Best Negotiator of the Year’ in accordance with the UNITAR guidelines. UNITAR and ADN aim to build on the successes of the 2019 and 2021 editions, which brought together over 250 participants each.
4 September 2023
September 4, 2023, Geneva, Switzerland - The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) is delighted to announce that its “Art for Peace” Collection was selected as a finalist at the SDG Digital GameChangers Award, organized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), in the “Peace” Category.

The process invited submissions from the Youth, Government, Private sector, Civil society, International Organizations and UN Agencies, as well as from Academia and the Technical community, and received over 450 solutions.
22 August 2023
The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and EU Business School are proud to announce the siginig of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will see the launch of a new Master's Programme in Digital International Relationships and Diplomacy. The MoU solidifies this collaboration, marking a significant step forward in fostering education that aligns with the demands of the digital era. The MoU was successfully signed in a ceremony held at the UNITAR Headquarters in Geneva on 17th August with representatives from both institutions in attendance.
9 August 2023
9 August 2023, Geneva, Switzerland - In celebration of the International Day of the World's Indigenous People on August 9th, UNITAR, in collaboration with the Science Diplomacy Center, Springer Nature, and the International Network for Government Science Advice Africa, as well as dozens of other esteemed partners, organized the Global Indigenous Youth Summit on Climate Change. This unique event created a platform for Indigenous youth worldwide to collaboratively address climate challenges and explore sustainable solutions.
15 June 2023
As the dedicated training arm of the United Nations, UNITAR strives to stay at the forefront of innovation. We acknowledge our responsibility in the role of leading the discussions, highlighting best practices, and framing a responsible evolution of the education environment.

To exemplify our commitment to delivering on our mandate and working in the spirit of inclusivity and social responsibility, our “Art for Peace” NFT Collection will help shape the new leaders of a new world, by serving as a fundraising platform that will cover the tuition fees for 50 students from Least Developed Countries (LDCs) and Small Island Developing States (SIDS). We prioritize inclusivity, and strive to ensure that education is accessible to all.
4 May 2023
04 May 2023, Geneva, Switzerland – UNITAR and Arrowad for Building Values, part of the Arrowad International Group, are pleased to announce the launch of their joint initiative, the Value-Based Leadership Programme.
17 February 2023
UNITAR is delighted to announce its partnership with Berexia, dedicated to implementing the Sustainable Development Goals through the expansive tools of digital transformation, digital governance and artificial intelligence. 
16 December 2022
14 December 2022, Geneva, Switzerland – UNITAR’s Division for Multilateral Diplomacy welcomed a delegation from the Arrowad Group under the leadership of Dr. Saad Ibrahim AlKhalaf to initiate a joint value-based leadership programme. Arrowad for Building Values, one of the entities of Arrowad International Group, specializes in creating and developing value-specific knowledge.

In light of the current globalized and multi-cultural business world, UNITAR and Arrowad have joined forces to create a unique training programme that focusses on the importance of value systems of individuals, society and cultures, and how these affect organizational values and cultures. Set to be launched in the first quarter of 2023, the ten tier programme on Value-Based Leadership addresses itself to the public, private, and not-for-profit sectors. The envisioned training will provide essential value-based leadership skills to staff of international, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations; diplomats; government officials; and private sector professionals to create awareness on Values-Based-Leadership so that it can reflect into their policies and procedures, initiatives and engagements with core value connectors.

22 July 2022
A closing session of the joint programme of Executive Master in Global Public Diplomacy and Sustainable Development between UNITAR and LUISS Master in Rome.
3 June 2022
In light of the International Professional Programme’s recent launch, the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and CEU San Pablo University held a conference in Madrid, Spain to provide students with insights into the United Nations. More specifically, attendees were given insights into UNITAR’s mission and strategy to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as well as support governments in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda.