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2 February 2024
2 February 2024, Geneva, Switzerland – The United Nations Satellite Centre - UNOSAT released a comprehensive assessment of the damage and destruction inflicted on structures in the Gaza Strip. The analysis, based on very high-resolution satellite imagery collected on 6 and 7 January, paints a stark picture of the extent of devastation in the Gaza Strip.
18 December 2023
18 December 2023, Geneva, Switzerland - New satellite imagery analysis conducted by the United Nations Satellite Center (UNOSAT) has uncovered distressing trends in the agricultural landscape of the Gaza Strip. Based on an assessment utilizing Sentinel-2 satellite imagery collected between December 2017 and December 2023, the findings illuminate the significant impact of the ongoing conflict on the health and density of crops.
12 December 2023
12 December 2023, Geneva, Switzerland - Eighteen per cent of structures in the Gaza Strip have been damaged since the outburst of the conflict. This figure comes from a new satellite imagery analysis conducted by the United Nations Satellite Center (UNOSAT) based on an image collected on 26 November 2023 with the very-high resolution WorldView-3 satellite. Additionally, there has been a staggering 49% increase in total structures affected since the last assessment on 7 November 2023.
29 November 2023
30 November 2023, Geneva, Switzerland -  UNITAR and ADN Group are delighted to announce the success of the Third Edition of World Negotiation Day held at the Palais des Nations in Geneva on November 30th, 2023. This prestigious event, generously supported by the State of Qatar, brought together prominent contributors to peaceful negotiations and conflict resolution.
11 October 2023
11 October 2023, Dublin, Ireland - Delegates from the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and TU Dublin met in Dublin this week to establish a strategic partnership that will undertake a varied programme of activity in learning, teaching, and research related to Sustainable Development, making TU Dublin the Irish University to partner with the UN Institute for Training and Research on a Sustainability Education programme. The programme, Global Sustainability Leadership, harnesses Ireland’s leadership in peacebuilding and entrepreneurial thinking as a powerful force in finding solutions to global peace threats.
26 September 2023
Geneva, 26 September 2023: The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) proudly celebrates its 60th anniversary of commitment to multilateral diplomacy, training, research, and empowerment.
22 June 2023
21 June 2023, Dubai, United Arab Emirates - The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and PwC Middle East join forces to brief private sector entities on why COP28 in the United Arab Emirates is a watershed moment for involving businesses in the region and around the world in the climate talks.
11 May 2023
05 May 2023, Geneva, Switzerland – UNITAR and Arrowad for Building Values, part of the Arrowad International Group, have announced the launch of their joint initiative, the Value-Based Leadership Programme.  
9 May 2023
9 May 2023, Geneva, Switzerland – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), marking its 60th anniversary this year, and the University for Peace (UPEACE), hosted a special announcement event on the 24th of April 2023, at the University for Peace (El Rodeo de Mora, San José, Cd Colón, Costa Rica), and virtually for a selected group of high-level attendees from various sectors and regions.
6 April 2023
UNITAR (the United Nations Institute for Training and Research) is delighted to announce its partnership with ISRI (Instituto Superior de Relaciones Internacionales "Raúl Roa García"). On Wednesday, 5 April 2023, both parties met at the UNITAR headquarters in Geneva to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on both English and Spanish.